Red Sox DFA outfielder Raimel Tapia

Mon Jun 5 1:02pm ET
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The Boston Red Sox designated outfielder Raimel Tapia for assignment Monday and, in a corresponding move, reinstated infielder Christian Arroyo from the injured list.

Tapia, 29, has appeared in 39 games for the Red Sox this season, batting .264 along with one home run and 10 RBIs.

Tapia had originally signed a minor league deal with the Red Sox before being named to the team's opening day roster.

Arroyo, 28, was activated off the 10-day IL (hamstring). He has played in 27 games this season for the Red Sox, with one home run and 11 RBIs.

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