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The Boston Red Sox finally have an ace, but it's not Jon Lester or Josh Beckett. It's Clay Buchholz. The right-hander, who owned a 9.09 ERA through May 6, has completely righted the ship, with the latest example coming Monday night in a 7-3 victory over the Tigers. Buchholz limited the Detroit Tigers' dangerous offense to just five hits and three runs (two earned), overcoming a leadoff homer by Austin Jackson on the second pitch of the game to shut down the second-place team in the AL Central. After allowing at least five runs in each of his first six starts, Buchholz's ERA stood at 9.09. The Red Sox pondered shutting him down. But since then, he has completely turned things around, going 6-2 with a 3.04 ERA. "You've got to have a little bit of confidence," Buchholz said after improving to 9-3. "Going out there and throwing well builds confidence and adds to what you already have." Since missing time with esophagitis around the All-S...
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