Michael Chavis is still using his Boston Red Sox equipment while playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Boston Red Sox looked to improve their roster at the trade deadline to help build their then-lead in the AL East. One of the moves that they made was trading Michael Chavis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 30. Chavis would not make his Pirates debut until this past Monday. As it turns out, he still carries a piece of the Red Sox with him, pun intended.
Chavis posted a photo to his Instagram story showing off his smiley face laces for his shoes. In the process, he showed that he still has his Red Sox equipment bag. However, “Boston Red Sox” is blocked out by tape with “Pirates Arrgh” written in marker.
Michael Chavis has hilarious edit of his Red Sox equipment bag
You have to give the man credit for his creativity. It is a hilarious edit by Chavis.
Chavis played 31 games for the Red Sox this season before he was flipped to Pittsburgh in exchange for relief pitcher Austin Davis. However, Chavis was immediately sent to Triple-A Indianapolis. Through 17 games, Chavis slashed .246/.316/.536 and recorded five home runs, 12 RBI, 12 runs scored and 17 hits.
On Aug. 23, Chavis was recalled by the Pirates to play their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, where he went 0-for-4 in the 6-5 win. Chavis hit his first home run in a Pirates uniform on Tuesday in Pittsburgh’s 4-2 win over Arizona.
Even with the Red Sox equipment, Chavis let the world know with his Instagram story that he plays for the Pittsburgh “Pirates Arrgh.”
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