Ryan Kalish’s First Career Grand Slam Helps Red Sox Put Away Angels

Ryan Kalish's First Career Grand Slam Helps Red Sox Put Away Angels The hype surrounding Red Sox outfielder Ryan Kalish looks more and more legitimate every day.

The rookie's first career grand slam helped spark the Red Sox to a 6-0 victory over the Angels in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday night in Boston.

Kalish is hitting .300 with two home runs while driving in eight since being recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket on July 31. His move to center field with the news that Jacoby Ellsbury was going on the disabled list makes him just the latest Red Sox player to pick up the slack in the wake of injuries, one of the most prominent themes of this season.

"I love it," Kalish told Heidi Watney when asked about playing center for the Red Sox. "If you're an outfielder, that's where you want to be."

Be sure to check out the video below from W.B. Mason's Red Sox Extra Innings for more from Kalish on his first Fenway Park home run and his reaction to another stellar start from Clay Buchholz.

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