Kalish will take Sweeney's spot

Updated: July 31, 2012, 7:53 PM ET
By Tony Lee | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox outfielder Ryan Sweeney may be out for the rest of the season after he had surgery on a broken left pinkie sustained when he punched a door leading to the dugout Monday night, manager Bobby Valentine said.

Sweeney, who vented his frustrations after an eighth-inning ground out, had X-rays that showed a fracture on the knuckle of his left little finger. Valentine said it is "close" to a season-ender for Sweeney, who was not seen at Fenway Park before Tuesday's ...

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