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Ryan Kalish- Why Is He Forgotten?

In a blog last fall, I called former Red Sox outfielder Ryan Kalish a “forgotten prospect” Why is he forgotten? The last time we saw Kalish, he agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays that included an invitation to spring training. The deal was not completed. He had a generally strong minor league career from rookie leagues to Triple A, showing speed...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Sox OF Ryan Kalish Signs With Blue Jays

Kalish With A Young FanHe made it to the big leagues with the Red Sox in 2010—and was considered one of the bright stars on the Fenway horizon. Then, injuries piled up on Ryan Kalish and pushed his career development into a Twilight Zone of frustration. Then, last year, his former GM Theo Epstein gave him a shot with the Cubbies. In 57 games, Kalish hit just .248. Now, he's being...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox Ryan Kalish Signs Minor League Contract With Blue Jays

A once-promising Boston Red Sox prospect has joined an American League East foe. Former Red Sox outfielder Ryan Kalish signed a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Blue Jays, the Jays announced Wednesday. Kalish will receive an invitation to major league spring training as part of the deal. Kalish, who turns 27 in March, was drafted by the Red Sox in 2006. He turned heads...
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Outfielder Ryan Kalish Designated For Assignment By Cubs

Ryan Kalish’s major league career still hasn’t taken off. Kalish, once a highly touted prospect in the Boston Red Sox organization, was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs on Friday. The move made room on the Cubs’ roster for pitcher Jacob Turner, who was acquired from the Miami Marlins. Kalish turned heads after being drafted by the Red Sox in the ninth round in...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa willing to make amends with Cubs

The Chicago Cubs and former superstar Sammy Sosa ended their relationship on bad terms after Sosa’s career spun downwards due to cheating and a bad all-around attitude. Chicago’s spokesman Julian Green said that Sosa has some work to do before the organization welcomes him back. That being said, he is very interested in heading 
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April 25, 2014  |  1 Comment

Theo's Cubbies May Give Kalish Another Shot

Kalish & A Fan (FN Photo)Ryan Kalish was once the Red Sox right-fielder of the future. Then, a cascade of injuries short-circuited his promising career. The most severe of these was cervical fusion surgery—just eight months ago. And yet, Kalish is on the verge of winning a roster spot on Theo Epstein's 2014 Cubbies. He's hitting .300 this Spring and things are looking up. Most...
Via FenwayNation
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Cubs, A’s, SABR Analytics, Red Sox, Rays

Ryan Kalish has freed up his mind and added fluidity to his swing. As a result, the 25-year-old outfielder has a chance to earn a roster spot with the Chicago Cubs. That’s only part of the story. The once-highly-regarded prospect reached the big leagues with the Red Sox in 2010. His future looked bright, but […]
Via Fangraphs
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Cut Loose Andrew Bailey And Ryan Kalish

Ryan Kalish With A Young Fan (FN Photo)As expected, the Red Sox non-tendered reliever Andrew Bailey—meaning, as of today, he is a free agent who can sign with any team. Boston also non-tendered outfielder Ryan Kalish—who has suffered myriad injuries over the last three years. Kalish was once thought to be the 'heir apparent' in right field, but was hit with bad luck at almost...
Via FenwayNation
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox cut Andrew Bailey, Ryan Kalish

Right-hander Andrew Bailey and outfielder Ryan Kalish were cut loose by the Boston Red Sox, who failed to offer 2014 contracts by Monday night's deadline. The 29-year-old Bailey was 3-1 with a 3.77 ERA and eight saves in 13 chances for the World Series champions, making 30 appearances before season-ending shoulder surgery on July 24. He was limited to 19 games in 2012, the first...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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