Michael Chavis Belts Fourth HR Of Spring As Red Sox Beat Twins
Red Sox prospect Michael Chavis hit his fourth homer of the spring as the Red Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins, 9-7, at JetBlue Park on Sunday.
Chavis' solo jack to center field in the bottom of the fifth cut Boston's deficit to 3-2.
The Red Sox took what turned out to be an insurmountable lead with a seven-run sixth inning that included a Tony Renda three-run home run and a C.J. Chatham three-run double.
The 23-year-old Chavis was the Red Sox's No. 1 prospect before a failed PED test resulted in an 80-game suspension last season. He was very good upon his return from the suspension, hitting .298/.381/.538 in 46 games, mostly in Double-A.
The Red Sox will play the Mets at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida on Monday.