BOSTON (CBS) — Michael Chavis is heading back to Worcester, a move that will clear the way for Christian Arroyo’s return to the Boston roster.
There was no corresponding move when the Red Sox announced that Chavis was going to Triple-A on Monday, but the assumption is that Arroyo is ready to return to the big league club after the utility infielder played a trio of games for Worcester over the weekend.READ MORE: Yankees Beat Red Sox 8-3, Cut Lead To 1
Arroyo has been sidelined since May 6 when he was hit by a pitch in the left hand. He began a rehab assignment with Worcester last Friday, and went 1-for-10 with a walk, run scored and two RBIs over his three games with the WooSox.READ MORE: Chargers-Chiefs Preview: Kansas City 'Shouldn't Be In Shootouts Every Week,' Says CBS Sports' Charles Davis
Arroyo has played 23 games with Boston this season, slashing .275/.333/.377 with seven doubles, five RBIs and nine runs scored.MORE NEWS: SportsLine Week 3 NFC East Picks: Eagles Will 'Keep It Close In A Division Matchup,' Says SportsLine's Larry Hartstein
Chavis has appeared in 11 games over two stints with Boston, going 9-for-33 (.273) with one home run, four doubles, seven runs scored, and two RBIs. Chavis began the season at the Alternate Training Site and has played in two games with Worcester, going 1-for-7 with a double.