Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/27/12
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BOSTON –– It was not how Clay Buchholz was expecting his body to react when he got off the couch. Last Wednesday, the Red Sox starter was slumped in the clubhouse, feeling the effects of a stomach virus. But once he stood up, Buchholz started feeling light-headed and realized the situation was more serious than anticipated. Before Tuesday's game, the Red Sox released a statement explaining that Buchholz was battling esophagitis, which led to the erosion of his esophagus and gastrointestinal bleeding. A day later, Buchholz managed to return to the Red Sox clubhouse to detail his chilling experience. "It...

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