Michael Chavis Goes By The Book

Red Sox Organization Report

Michael Chavis (Photo by Tony Farlow)

BOSTON—After two challenging seasons spent mostly at low Class A Greenville, third baseman Michael Chavis resolved this spring to hit the books—or, more specifically, the book.

Mindful of the studying techniques that served him best as a high school student in suburban Atlanta, Chavis started keeping an extensive journal of his games this spring. He took stock of all manner of details—from pregame routines to how he felt and what he thought about in the batter's box to individual at-bats and pitches.

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