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ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 12:  U.S. Futures All-Star Casey Kelly of the Boston Red Sox takes the field during the 2009 XM All-Star Futures Game at Busch Stadium on July 12, 2009 the in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Derek PooreContributor IMarch 4, 2010

Casey Kelly couldn’t stop smiling after he left the mound in his spring training debut in the Boston Red Sox’s 15-0 win over Northeastern.

Francona was happy with Kelly and the rest of his rotation during that first game.

Later, the Red Sox beat Boston College 6-1.

Ryan Kalish may be overshadowed by stories of Jose Iglesias and Casey Kelly, but Kalish is still a nice boy from New Jersey.

Josh Beckett takes the mound against the Minnesota Twins tonight.

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