Chavis to IL with AC joint sprain, Weber to AAA, Lakins/Hernandez called up

Green Monster

SoSH Member
Sep 29, 2000
How serious is the joint sprain?
Based on my experience with my son (2 shoulder surgeries), Chavis will likely be out for more than the 10-day IL. It should take 3-4 weeks to heal and be fine after that. A sprain generally means some stretching of the ligaments has occurred and the shoulder joint is less stable. If he rushes back he could be more prone to a full shoulder dislocation that can do very serious damage (labrum tear, etc)