Kalish Back In Red Sox Lineup

BOSTON (CBS) – Red Sox prospect Ryan Kalish is returning to the lineup Wednesday night as Boston closes out a three-game series with the Detroit Tigers.

Kalish will bat eighth and play right field as Boston goes for their fifth straight win and a sweep of Detroit at Fenway.

This is Kalish’s second stint with the Red Sox this season, after he hit .217 (13-for-60) with five RBI in 18 games from June 17-July 7.

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The 24-year-old was recalled Tuesday after Ryan Sweeney was placed on the disabled list with a hand injury suffered in Monday night’s win.

Here is the full Red Sox lineup for Wednesday night:

1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

2. Carl Crawford, LF

3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

4.  Adrian Gonzalez, 1B

5. Cody Ross, DH

6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C

7. Will Middlebrooks, 3B

8. Ryan Kalish, RF

9. Pedro Ciriaco, SS

Aaron Cook (2-4, 4.50 ERA) gets the start for Boston with Ricky Porcello (7-6, 4.56 ERA) on the hill for the Tigers.

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If the Red Sox pull off the sweep, it would be their fourth of the season and first since taking all three from the Miami Marlins back in June.


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