Ryan Kalish Undergoes Successful Shoulder Surgery

 Ryan Kalish #55 of the Boston Red Sox is out when he was caught off of first base against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on September 9, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.

It was learned last week that Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Kalish would need to undergo shoulder surgery costing him a chance to make the team out of 2013 spring training.

On Wednesday, the Red Sox announced that Kalish's shoulder surgery was successful.

Here's the release:

BOSTON, MA – Red Sox outfielder Ryan Kalish underwent a successful right shoulder arthroscopy and posterior labrum repair.  The surgery was performed yesterday by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles, CA.  Ryan is expected to make a full recovery.

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