If Clay Buchholz doesn't throw in the bullpen Tuesday, he's likely headed for the disabled list. Buchholz is still experiencing pain in his neck. If he’s alright after the bullpen session, he could start Saturday in Detroit. If Buchholz can't go, the Saturday starter could be Rubby De La Rosa or Allen Webster.
That' a lot of "if's".
Manager John Farrell said, "He's not at a point physically where he feels like he can get on the mound tomorrow without the potential of setback."
Buchholz has made just one start since June 2. The longer he stays out, the more likely it becomes that he will need a minor league rehab assignment before he returns.
Mike Carp left yesterday’s 6-3 loss to the Orioles with a tight right hamstring.
“Felt it a little bit and then I hit the line-drive and I had a little concern right there,” Carp said. “Got the rest of tonight off, tomorrow, almost two full days until we have to play again. I’m pretty confident I’ll be back...