Originally written June 12, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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MIAMI -- After a slow start to the season, Clay Buchholz has found his groove. Buchholz struck out a season-high nine batters in seven strong innings Tuesday, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins. Since going 3-1 with a 9.09 ERA in his first six starts, Buchholz is 4-1 with a 2.83 ERA in his last seven. "The ball is rolling right," Buchholz said of the difference. "I gave up a lot of infield hits, a lot of balls that just got through the infield early. It's that, and a little bit of confidence helps. The team is scoring runs behind me every time, and that makes you confident." Kelly Shoppach and Mike Aviles each drove in runs in the seventh inning to break a scoreless tie, helping the Red Sox snap a four-game losing streak. "I just got a pitch to hit early in the count, a pitch I can handle, and it worked out to get in the gap," Shoppach said of his RBI double. "That was a huge spot that gave us a lot of conf...
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