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(Photo/Michael Dwyer/AP Photo) The Boston Red Sox are looking forward to the day, in the near future, when Clay Buchholz returns to the big league starting rotation and the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer. Buchholz is likely to start for one of Boston’s minor league teams on Sunday while he works to come back from a right bursa sac strain. This comes on the heal of his three simulated innings Tuesday against teammates Mike Napoli, Xander Bogaerts and David Ross. Buchholz will toss a bullpen session on Friday in Los Angeles and if there are no setbacks, he will start pitching in rehab games on Sunday. The Red Sox are hoping their starting pitcher can make three rehab starts before joining the big league club. However, in order for this to happen, one of their minor league affiliates would need to make the postseason with most minor league seasons end Sept. 2. Buchholz will likely get at least two minor league rehab games in before the end of the minor league regular ...
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