Michael Chavis has been suspended eighty video games on account of a constructive check a banned substance. The highest prospect within the Boston Red Sox group was popped for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone. Man that’s an extended phrase.
The 22-yr-previous Chavis appeared on the cusp of reaching the large leagues. He was the twenty sixth decide within the 2014 MLB Draft and progressed steadily via minor leagues since. His 2017 was notably nice, as he mixed to hit .282 whereas blasting 31 residence runs and tallying ninety four RBIs between High-A and Double-A.
Chavis ranks eightieth on MLB Pipeline’s prime one hundred, whereas additionally being pegged fourth amongst all third base prospects.
The Red Sox are set at third base on the main league degree, as 21-yr-previous Rafael Devers seems entrenched there. However Chavis might have been useful commerce bait later within the season and now his worth is shot. His breakout season in 2017 seems tainted and an staff gained’t know what they’re truly getting.
This will probably be a captivating story to observe if the Red Sox are consumers on the commerce deadline. What seemed to be their most beneficial chip is probably going off the desk.