• Full name Michael Scott Chavis
  • Born 08/11/1995 in Atlanta, GA
  • Profile Ht.: 5'10" / Wt.: 190 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Sprayberry
  • Debut 04/20/2019
  • Drafted in the 1st round (26th overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2014 (signed for $1,870,500).
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    As many of the toolsy high school position players raise questions about their hitting ability, the players that teams are confident will hit have moved up draft boards, and Chavis is one of the better bats in the class. He has a chance to go in the first round, a testament to his consistency as a 5-foot-10, 192-pound righthanded hitter. Chavis has tremendous strength through his hands and wrists and produces plus bat speed from a short, compact stroke. He hit consistently on the showcase circuit, including sending a 94 mph fastball from Touki Toussaint right back up the box at East Coast Pro. He has plus raw power that translates to game action. Currently a high school shortstop, Chavis will likely move off the position as a pro. Third base remains his most likely destination because of his first-step quickness, body control and above-average arm. Catching is an option and he has the necessary physical attributes, but he has spent limited time behind the plate. He has slightly above-average speed that will likely settle in around average with his strong, compact build. The Clemson commit is a high-effort, gamer who endears himself to scouts with his style of play, and scouts lauded his work ethic.

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  • Rated Best Power Hitter in the Boston Red Sox in 2018

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Career Transactions

  • Washington Nationals selected the contract of 2B Michael Chavis, , and from Rochester Red Wings.
  • 2B Michael Chavis assigned to Rochester Red Wings.
  • 2B Michael Chavis roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
  • Washington Nationals signed free agent 2B Michael Chavis to a minor league contract.
  • 2B Michael Chavis roster status changed by Washington Nationals.

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