Found July 22, 2013 on FenwayNation:
(USATSI Photo)The Red Sox announced two major developments among their pitching corps: 1.) Andrew Bailey is done for the year, electing to have shoulder surgery on Wednesday; and 2.) Clay Buchholz will travel to Florida today to get a second opinion from renowned arm guru Dr. James Andrews. Bailey will be out at least 12 months—depending on the extent of his surgery and its anybody's guess what the prognosis on Buchholz will be. Some have surmised that this is just a "head check" for the righty—having the world's leading expert on arm injuries tell him he can't hurt himself anymore. In any event, Buccholz has missed so munch time (last pitching on June 8th) that even the most ambitious schedule wouldn't get him back in the rotation until mid- to late August. We still feel there is a good chance you won't see Clay on the mound any more in 2013.

Clay Buchholz gets encouraging news on injured right shoulder

On Monday,  Boston Red Sox' pitcher Clay Buchholz, who has been out since June 8, got encouraging news from Dr. James Andrews. As reported by Ian Browne and Michael Periatt of, "There is nothing significantly wrong with Buchholz's right shoulder or neck. The pain he feels when he tries to throw off the mound is normal considering the time he has missed...

Red Sox confirm Andrew Bailey requires season-ending surgery

The Boston Red Sox made what was largely expected official earlier today, announcing that former closer Andrew Bailey requires season-ending surgery on his shoulder. The right-hander will undergo the procedure on Wednesday in New York, according to manager John Farrell. Farrell told reporters -- including Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston -- that Bailey's operation will be conducted...

Red Sox's Bailey out for season

Red Sox reliever Andrew Bailey will have season-ending right shoulder surgery this week. Manager John Farrell said before Sunday night's game against the Yankees that Bailey's surgery will be performed by Mets team physician Dr. David Altchek on Wednesday in New York. Bailey was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday night with a strained shoulder. The reliever missed...

Buchholz could be out another month

Clay Buchholz received positive news about the health of his shoulder when he visited Dr. James Andrews on Monday. But just how positive depends on who is interpreting the report. Buchholz indicated on Tuesday that he doesn’t expect to be ready to pitch in a major league game until late August or early September. “I definitely have a strain in there,” Buchholz said. “The...

Andrew Bailey’s Injury Might Broaden Red Sox’ Trade Search, But Don’t Expect Any Knee-Jerk Reactions

The 2013 Red Sox pride themselves on a next-man-up mentality. They need to embrace that approach now more than ever. Andrew Bailey was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury Friday, and there’s a very good chance that the right-hander will miss the remainder of the season. The injury makes Ben Cherington’s job even more difficult as we approach the trade deadline...

Are the Sox making Buchholz look bad?

Sam Galanis Contributing Writer After six weeks, the Clay Buchholz saga is only getting messier. And Gary Tanguay of Comcast Sportsnet’s Uno Sports Tonight suggested that maybe the Red Sox aren’t helping the situation much. "I think they did make him look bad," Tanguay said in the broadcast. "Farrell says this is on him now, he's got to pitch through it....

Red Sox bombarded with bad news on Bailey & Buchholz

Red Sox right-hander Andrew Bailey will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, manager John Farrell announced. Manager also said right-hander Clay Buchholz will visit Dr. James Andrews regarding the irritating discomfort in his neck. #RedSox RHP Andrew Bailey set for surgery Wednesday on right shoulder; RHP Clay Buchholz to visit Dr. James Andrews for neck and shoulder. ...

Red Sox Closer Andrew Bailey to Undergo Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery

  The Boston Red Sox, are going to be without the services of another one of their relievers for an extended period of time, after it was determined that pitcher Andrew Bailey, would need season-ending shoulder surgery says Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston. The procedure will be performed by Dr. David Altchek, medical director for the New York Mets and co-chief in the Sports Medicine...

Clay Gets Clean Bill Of Health From Dr. Andrews

(Jim Rogash, Getty Images)Lost in all the hoopla over the Ryan Braun suspension and the dominant performance of Matt Moore was the fact that Clay Buchholz came away from his visit with Dr. James Andrews with a clean bill of health. The eminent arm expert agreed with the team's view that Buchholz is suffering from nothing more than inflammation in his collarbone area. Red Sox...

Clay Buchholz thinks he could be out until September

Well, you may see the Red Sox step up their pursuit for a starting pitcher. After visiting with Dr. James Andrews, it doesn't look like Clay Buchholz will be pitching too much this year. Dr. James Andrews told Buchholz that he could make four or five starts before the start of the season, according to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe. If that timetable is right, who could...

Clay Buchholz Has No Structural Damage in Neck or Shoulder, Says Manager John Farrell

Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz heard good news (again) regarding his neck and shoulder. The righty, who traveled to Florida to see specialist Dr. James Andrews, has no structural damage in his neck or shoulder, manager John Farrell told the media prior to the Sox-Rays game. After Red Sox doctors told the righty the same thing following an MRI, Buchholz  wanted a second opinion...

Video: Inaugural Buchholz Bowl

Taking over the tradition from Josh Beckett, Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz hosted the Inaugural Buchholz Bowl on July 18, 2013. Your browser does not support iframes. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.

Your Morning Dump... Where the Sox just keep winning

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Upon returning from the All-Star break yesterday, the Red Sox learned ace starter Clay Buchholz is no closer to pitching again. They lost another late-inning reliever, this time Andrew Bailey, to an injury...

Report: Pedroia, Sox agree to deal

The Boston Red Sox and second baseman Dustin Pedroia reportedly have agreed to a seven-year extension worth around $100 million.

Red Sox will be 'aggressive' at trade deadline

The Boston Red Sox plan to be active on the trade market as they battle for supremacy in the rugged American League East. The Red Sox have been one of baseball's best teams all year, but their bullpen has been gutted by injuries, they face questions about the health of key players like All-Star starter Clay Buchholz and the Tampa Bay Rays seemingly never lose. As a result,...
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