With Spring Training less than a month away, the Red Sox 40 Man
Roster should be fairly set until the end of camp. I'll take this
opportunity to review the entire roster. Lets face it, there's not much
else going on.
In an up and down 2012, Buchholz's start on Fenway's 100th was a downer.
It's hard to believe it has already been five years since Clay Buchholz burst on to the scene late in the 2007 season and threw a no-hitter in his second Major League start. Five years later we still don't know exactly what Buchholz is. He came up right around the same time as Phil Hughes and it is ironic how two prospects who were often compared to each other have had such similar careers.
Buchholz did show enough in the middle of last season that he still has it in him to be closer to the pitcher he was in 2012 when he had a 2.33 ERA. The only concern is that when Buchholz came up his calling card was his advanced secondary offerings, while his fastball was only average or perhaps a t...