Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 5/3/13
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While there wasn’t much baseball to talk about in Boston last year, the Boston Red Sox are off to a hot start this year and currently stand in first place atop of the American League East Division.  Amongst the many player resurgences and revitalization projects the Red Sox have enjoyed this year, starting pitcher Clay Buchholz  should definitely command the most attention.  The tall, lanky Right-Hander has certainly seen a fair measure of success and failures throughout his career, but lately, has out-pitched his career norms by leaps and bounds.  Buchholz is off to a 6-0 start, and has compiled a minuscule pitching line of 1.01 ERA/0.96 WHIP/.178 BAA, resulting in his name being plastered across the Major League Baseball pitching leader-boards.  Nevertheless, it seems something else has been plastered onto Buchholz as well, and with the claim hinges his early season success. Dirk Hayhurst, a former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher, but probably better known as an author and current  broa...
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