BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today placed infielder Christian Arroyo on the 10-day injured list due to a left hand contusion, retroactive to May 7. To fill Arroyo’s spot on the active roster, the club recalled infielder Jonathan Araúz from Triple-A Worcester.
Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.
Arroyo, 25, has hit .275 (19-for-69) with a .710 OPS in 23 games for the Red Sox this season, making each of his 18 starts at second base. Claimed off waivers from Cleveland on August 13, 2020, the right-handed hitter has appeared in 108 major league games with the San Francisco Giants (2017), Tampa Bay Rays (2018-19), Cleveland (2020), and Boston (2020-21).
Araúz, 22, made his major league debut with the Red Sox in 2020 after being selected by the club in the 2019 Rule 5 Draft. In five games with Worcester this season, the switch-hitter is 3-for-15 (.200) with one walk. A native of Panama, he appeared in 25 games with Boston in 2020 and hit .250 (18-for-72) with one home run, making 13 starts at second base, two at third base, and two at shortstop.