Found July 31, 2012 on Fenway West:
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The Red Sox finished off a nice weekend taking 2 out of 3 from the Yanks and are returning for a 10 game homestand.  Clay Buchholz was taking the mound for the Sox and hoped to put their win streak at 3.  Buchholz had pitched well his last two starts even though he didn't get a win in either of them.  Buch continued that trend and got his 9th win of the season.  Buchholz pitched well and deep into the game.  Of course, it didn't start off that way.  Buchholz gave up a HR to Austin Jackson, the first batter he saw.  Buchholz then gave up a double and it looked to be another one of those outings where the Sox starters put us in a huge hole before the Sox bats even have a chance.  Buchholz limited the damage though.  He got the 3 outs he needed and didn't let any more runs score.  In the 3rd, Buchholz gave up another run to tie the game 2-2 when he gave up a leadoff triple and then an RBI single to Cabrera.  Buchholz once again bent, but did not break.  After that, Buchhol...
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