Michael Scott Chavis is an American professional infield baseball player who was born in Marietta, Georgia on August 11, 1995. He has been a professional baseball player since 2014, making his debut appearance with the Boston Red Sox in 2019. He can toss with his right hand.
Chavis was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for bullpen pitcher Austin Davis on July 30, 2021. He played in 12 games for them to the regular season’s end.
Chavis was a student at Marietta, Georgia’s Sprayberry High School. Chavis, who has committed to Clemson, won the Perfect Game All-American Classic home run derby in 2014. With a slash line of.580/.663/1.197 in 28 games, including 13 home runs and nine doubles, he was named Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year for Georgia.
Chavis began his professional baseball career in the year 2014. Chavis was taken in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft by the Boston Red Sox, with the 26th overall pick. Instead of attending Clemson, Chavis signed with the Red Sox and began his professional career with the Rookie Level GCL Red Sox in 2014. He had a rough start to the season, but finished with a.269 (36-for-134) average, one home run, and 16 RBIs in 39 games.
What Happened To Michael Chavis?
With a right elbow injury, the 26-year-old was placed on the disabled list on Tuesday, and he’ll be out of most activities for around a week. Chavis should be able to rejoin the Pirates in time.