Originally written July 10, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Arizona Diamondbacks scratched Eric Chavez from last night’s lineup due to stiffness in his right hip, according to Steve Gilbert of MLB.com. #Dbacks 3B Eric Chavez scratched from lineup with right hip stiffness. #Dodgers — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) July 10, 2013 Chavez was scheduled to play third base and bat cleanup for the Diamondbacks. He was replaced at the hot corner by Martin Prado, and Jason Kubel was added to the lineup in left field. The decision to hold Chavez out came after batting practice. There’s no word on the extent of Chavez’s injury, but considering it’s listed as soreness the Diamondbacks are likely hoping a night off alleviates the discomfort. If not, Chavez will likely be sent for further testing. Chavez got off to a hot start for the Diamondbacks before hitting the disabled list with an oblique injury. He was just recently activated, but he’s once again battling ailment. Chavez’s talent has never been in question, but he’s struggled to stay healthy throughout his career. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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