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. Basically they're telling him to take off the dress and get to it."
Buchholz’s story has flip-flopped between progress and setbacks, possible structural damage and no apparent injury. But Buchholz surprised everyone when he went off on his own to get an opinion from the renowned Dr. James Andrews. Andrews confirmed what the Red Sox medical team said, that continuing to pitch won’t cause any damage.
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So who’s to blame here? In Buchholz’s defense, we’re not major league pitchers. When your entire career is based on whether or not you can throw the ball, it’s probably tough to believe that you’re not causing...