For Nava, 31, this marks his third stint with the Red Sox this season. The switch-hitter is batting .130 (10-for-77) with two doubles, two home runs, three RBI, and seven walks over 22 games with Boston, appearing defensively in right field (17 games, 15 starts), left field (3 games, 1 start), and first base (4 games, 3 starts). In 24 games with the PawSox this season, Nava has hit .253 (21-for-83) with three doubles, three home runs, 14 RBI, and 12 walks. He is a .263 hitter (253-for-963) with 66 doubles, 21 home runs, and 128 RBI over parts of four major league seasons, all with the Red Sox (2010, 2012-14), and last year posted the fifth-highest on-base percentage (.385) among American League qualifiers.
The 27-year-old Carp has appeared in 33 games for the Red Sox this season, batting .214 (15-for-70) with five doubles, six RBI, seven walks, and eight runs scored. Defensively, he has not committed an error between action at first base (14 games, 9 starts), left field (11 games, 8 starts), and third base (1 game). He also made his first professional pitching appearance in the ninth inning on April 24 against the Yankees. In parts of six big league seasons with the Mariners (2009-12) and Red Sox (2013-14), Carp has hit .262 (218-for-831) with 51 doubles, four triples, 27 home runs, 120 RBI, 81 walks, and 94 runs scored over 292 games.
Cecchini, 23, returns to Pawtucket after going 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI yesterday in his major league debut against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Recalled prior to the game, he entered as a defensive replacement at third base to begin the fourth inning. With the PawSox this season, he is batting .278 (176 AB) with a .354 on-base percentage, seven doubles, one home run, 21 RBI, 20 walks, 20 runs scored, and six stolen bases, reaching base in 46 of his 50 Triple-A contests. He leads the team with 49 hits and posted the International League's longest on-base streak of the seasons at 29 games from April 18-May 22. The left-handed batter, an All-Star in each of his first three minor league seasons, has hit .307 (368-for-1,199) with 90 doubles, 12 triples, 15 homers, 167 RBI, and 192 walks in 329 minor league games over four seasons in the Red Sox system.