Kalish Making his Debut Tonight!

Ryan Kalish will start tonight and bat seventh


KALISH PROMOTED TO
TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET

Khoury and Kehrt Added to Sea Dogs Roster

 

Portland, Maine- The Boston Red Sox have promoted Portland Sea
Dogs’ outfielder Ryan Kalish to Triple-A Pawtucket.  Infielder
Ryan Khoury will join the Sea Dogs from Triple-A Pawtucket.  Additionally,
right-handed pitcher Jeremy Kehrt has been added to the Sea Dogs roster
from Single-A Salem.  Kehrt will start tonight for the Sea
Dogs at 7:05 PM against the Trenton Thunder at Waterfront Park in
Trenton, New Jersey.  The Sea Dogs roster is now at the 24
man maximum.

 

The 22 year old, Kalish, was hitting .293
in 41 games for the Sea Dogs and was leading Portland in runs scored
(35), home runs (8), and stolen bases (13). He was also fourth in the
Eastern League in both walks (28) and on-base percentage (.404) as well
as fifth in the league in stolen bases.  On May 29th,
Kalish became the ninth player in team history to collect five hits in a
game.  Kalish is rated as the #5 prospect in the Red Sox
system according to Baseball America. He combined to hit .279
with 18 home runs & 77 RBI between Single-A Salem and the Sea Dogs
last season to earn Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Year
honors.  The New Jersey native was selected by the Red Sox
in the ninth round of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft.

 

Khoury has appeared in 17 games for the
Pawsox this season, hitting .244.  The 26 year-old has
spent the 2008 and 2009 seasons in Portland.  Last year
with the Sea Dogs he hit .223 in 109 games with two home runs and 32
RBI.  The Utah native was drafted by the Red Sox in the 12th
round of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft.

 

Kehrt will be making his second
appearance of the season with the Sea Dogs.  The 24
year-old got the start for the Sea Dogs on May 22nd where he
tossed five innings allowing three runs on six hits, suffering the loss
to Trenton.  In 11 games with the Salem Red Sox this
season, Kehrt is 3-1 with a 3.65 ERA.

 

The Portland Sea Dogs will return to
Hadlock Field on Friday, June 4th at 6:00 PM for a weekend
series with the Reading Phillies.  Tickets are available
for all remaining 2010 Sea Dogs home games.  Tickets can be
purchased by calling the Sea Dogs Ticket Office at 207-879-9500 or
online at www.seadogs.com. 

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