Arauz went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a double and two total runs scored in Friday's 8-5 win over Cleveland.
The infielder started at shortstop with Xander Bogaerts (COVID-19) unavailable. In the fourth inning, Arauz took Cleveland starter Cal Quantrill deep. The homer snapped an 0-for-13 skid at the plate for Arauz, who is now slashing .188/.304/.354 with a pair of homers, six RBI, seven runs scored and two doubles through 56 plate appearances. He'll likely see regular playing time until Boston gets some of its ailing infielders off the COVID-19 list.