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The Red Sox optioned INF Michael Chavis to the team's alternate training site.
Chavis had a one-game stay with the club after J.D. Martinez was placed on the COVID-19 related injured list. He'll continue serving as infield depth for the organization.
The Red Sox are expected to option INF Michael Chavis to Triple-A Worcester.
Chavis got off to a torrid start in the majors back in 2019, but he has struggled mightily since. He'll serve as depth for Boston this season.
Michael Chavis of the Boston Red Sox was sidelined on Wednesday and Thursday with tightness in his back.
Chavis was held out of the Red Sox spring training game on Wednesday and will be out once again on Thursday, but he should be able to return to the field sooner rather than later barring any major setbacks.
Michael Chavis went 1-for-4 at the plate and scored a run on Saturday as the Red Sox defeated the Braves by an 8-2 score.
Chavis has been disappointing for fantasy owners in his second season. The 25-year-old infielder is hitting just .213 with five home runs, 18 RBI, and 15 runs scored over 153 plate appearances.
Michael Chavis went 2-for-4 with a pair of home runs, five RBI, three runs and one walk in Sunday's win against the Yankees.
Chavis has had a disappointing season and broke an 0-for-13 slump on Sunday. The 25-year-old infielder is now hitting .216 with a .267 on-base percentage over 135 plate appearances and can be left on the waiver wire.