Found March 23, 2012 on RedSoxLife:
From MLB.comSARASOTA, Fla. -- A previously sluggish Orioles lineup came alive for the second consecutive game, resulting in a 6-5 win over the Red Sox at Ed Smith Stadium on Friday afternoon.Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz allowed five runs, including a pair of homers, over five innings in his fourth Grapefruit League start. The right-hander was charged with seven hits and a walk, and he struck out three, raising his spring ERA to 4.80.The Red Sox didn't exactly trot out their "A" squad for this game but it's still discouraging none the less. Buchholz has pitched well this spring until today so there's no reason to be alarmed.Offensively the Sox were paced by Darnell McDonald who had 3 hits and continues to hit well this spring. I can't imagine when the last time he hit 4th was so you can certainly see why he might have been a little amped up today. With Crawford's injury McDonald is almost guaranteed a spot on the roster.The Sox are going through a chall...
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