Red Sox Notes: Michael Chavis All Smiles After First Hit, Wild Win Vs. Rays

Michael Chavis played a pivotal role in a game he wasn’t even supposed to be in.

The Boston Red Sox’s top prospect, who was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday, was slated to make his Major League Baseball debut Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays. But with the game tied at 5-5 and Jackie Bradley Jr. on first, manager Alex Cora elected to slot Chavis in as a pinch-hitter.

And the move paid off.

The 23-year-old smacked a double to center for his first hit of his MLB...



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