Red Sox place right-handed pitcher Zack Kelly on paternity leave list

Club Recalls Right-Handed Pitcher Tyler Danish from Triple-A Worcester

September 2nd, 2022

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today placed right-handed pitcher Zack Kelly on the Paternity Leave List. To fill Kelly’s spot on the active roster, the club recalled right-handed pitcher Tyler Danish from Triple-A Worcester.

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

Kelly, 27, has made three appearances for Boston since being selected from Worcester on August 29, the first of his Major League career. The right-hander pitched in last night’s game against the Texas Rangers, allowing two runs in the seventh inning.

Danish, 27, has a 4.02 ERA (14 ER/31.1 IP) in 26 games for Boston this season, setting career bests in appearances, innings pitched, and strikeouts (25). The right-hander most recently pitched for Worcester on August 30, throwing 1.0 inning against Buffalo.