Red Sox Place Infielder Christian Arroyo on 10-Day Injured List

Club Recalls Infielder Bobby Dalbec from Triple-A Worcester

May 7th, 2023

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today placed infielder Christian Arroyo on the 10-Day Injured List with a right hamstring strain. To fill Arroyo’s spot on the active roster, the club recalled infielder Bobby Dalbec from Triple-A Worcester.

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

Arroyo, 27, is batting .257 (19-for-74) with 12 runs scored and 11 RBI in 27 games for Boston this season, making 19 starts at second base and two at shortstop. The right-handed hitter went 2-for-4 in last night’s game against the Phillies, including a two-run single in the fourth inning to extend the Red Sox’ lead to 4-1. Claimed off waivers from Cleveland in August 2020, Arroyo has batted .255 (203-for-796) with 107 RBI in 256 career games with San Francisco (2017), Tampa Bay (2018-19), Cleveland (2020), and Boston (2020-23).

Dalbec, 27, is 2-for-9 (.222 AVG) with two walks in four games for Boston this season, making one start each at first base, third base, and shortstop. The right-handed hitter has also played 23 games for Worcester, batting .238 with an .849 OPS and 15 RBI (19-for-80, five doubles, one triple, four home runs). Selected by Boston in the fourth round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, Dalbec has batted .232 (191-for-823) in 277 career games for Boston (2020-23).