The Clay Buchholz injury watch has entered day number 39.
What began as a day-to-day "I slept funny" injury has now dragged on through daily WebMD updates on neck, shoulder, AC joint, trapezius muscles and bursa sac updates.
There have been X-rays, MRI's, and CAT scans. Is it time to call the witch doctor? He'll tell you what to do.
Buchholz says he won't pitch again until he's 100% healthy. When is that exactly? The end of July? Perhaps August? September? Could it be 2014? No one seems know.
“I’m not going to go out and do something that’s going to cost me the rest of the season,” Buchholz said. “I want to be 100 percent the next time I get on the mound, so that’s what I’m going to do.”
Buchholz, who hasn't pitched since June 8, threw a bullpen session Sunday in Oakland and reportedly felt soreness in his "neck and shoulder area". Plans for a rehab start in the minors this week have been scrapped. Buchholz, won’t throw another bullpen sessio...