Found July 23, 2013 on FenwayNation:
(Jim Rogash, Getty Images)Lost in all the hoopla over the Ryan Braun suspension and the dominant performance of Matt Moore was the fact that Clay Buchholz came away from his visit with Dr. James Andrews with a clean bill of health. The eminent arm expert agreed with the team's view that Buchholz is suffering from nothing more than inflammation in his collarbone area. Red Sox manager John Farrell gently prodded the right-hander in the way that only Farrell can,  "I think that assurance of [knowing] the discomfort he's feeling is not injury-related -- it's more about getting back into game shape -- I would think there would be more of a readiness on his part to push through that." You think? Buchholz will now resume his "throwing program". Your guess is as good as ours (or the Red Sox for that matter) when he will pitch in anger again.

Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz to see doctor Monday

USATSI BOSTON—According to a report from Gordon Edes of, Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz with see orthopedist Dr. James Andrews on Monday in Pensacola, Fla. for a second opinion on shoulder discomfort that has been bothering him for quite a while.   Per Red Sox manager John Farrell, the hope is that the exam will give the 28-year-old righty some “peace of...

Clay Buchholz gets encouraging news on injured right shoulder

On Monday,  Boston Red Sox' pitcher Clay Buchholz, who has been out since June 8, got encouraging news from Dr. James Andrews. As reported by Ian Browne and Michael Periatt of, "There is nothing significantly wrong with Buchholz's right shoulder or neck. The pain he feels when he tries to throw off the mound is normal considering the time he has missed...

Buchholz could be out another month

Clay Buchholz received positive news about the health of his shoulder when he visited Dr. James Andrews on Monday. But just how positive depends on who is interpreting the report. Buchholz indicated on Tuesday that he doesn’t expect to be ready to pitch in a major league game until late August or early September. “I definitely have a strain in there,” Buchholz said. “The...

Doctor clears Clay Buchholz to pitch

Red Sox righthander Clay Buchholz was in Gulf Breeze, Fla., today to meet with Dr. James Andrews. The verdict? Dr. Andrews agrees with the Red Sox that Buchholz has only inflammation in the bursa sac of his shoulder and can pitch without fear of further injury. “Clay comes back, I think, with a little bit more peace of mind and he’ll continue on the throwing program that’s...

Are the Sox making Buchholz look bad?

Sam Galanis Contributing Writer After six weeks, the Clay Buchholz saga is only getting messier. And Gary Tanguay of Comcast Sportsnet’s Uno Sports Tonight suggested that maybe the Red Sox aren’t helping the situation much. "I think they did make him look bad," Tanguay said in the broadcast. "Farrell says this is on him now, he's got to pitch through it....

*BREAKING* The Buchholz Watch: Day 44

The Guru Contributing Writer It has been more than a month since Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz last pitched in a game. What started out as a sore neck because he slept funny has turned into a stint on the disabled list and seven weeks of never-ending updates. Here's the latest: Nick Carfardo of the Boston Globe reports that Dr. James Andrews examined Buchholz in Florida and...

Clay Buchholz thinks he could be out until September

Well, you may see the Red Sox step up their pursuit for a starting pitcher. After visiting with Dr. James Andrews, it doesn't look like Clay Buchholz will be pitching too much this year. Dr. James Andrews told Buchholz that he could make four or five starts before the start of the season, according to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe. If that timetable is right, who could...

From the "stuff you've heard before" files

Clay Buchholz spoke to reporters Tuesday, the first time the Red Sox pitcher has done so since he visited Dr. James Andrew recently in Florida to seek a second opinion on his injured shoulder. The gist of the discussion should sound familiar to Sox fans: There is currently no timetable set for the tall righthander's return to the rotation. Buchholz last pitched for the Red...

Clay Buchholz Has No Structural Damage in Neck or Shoulder, Says Manager John Farrell

Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz heard good news (again) regarding his neck and shoulder. The righty, who traveled to Florida to see specialist Dr. James Andrews, has no structural damage in his neck or shoulder, manager John Farrell told the media prior to the Sox-Rays game. After Red Sox doctors told the righty the same thing following an MRI, Buchholz  wanted a second opinion...

Bailey Done For Year; Buchholz To Dr. Andrews

(USATSI Photo)The Red Sox announced two major developments among their pitching corps: 1.) Andrew Bailey is done for the year, electing to have shoulder surgery on Wednesday; and 2.) Clay Buchholz will travel to Florida today to get a second opinion from renowned arm guru Dr. James Andrews. Bailey will be out at least 12 months—depending on the extent of his surgery and its anybody...

Video: Inaugural Buchholz Bowl

Taking over the tradition from Josh Beckett, Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz hosted the Inaugural Buchholz Bowl on July 18, 2013. Your browser does not support iframes. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.

John Lackey, Mike Napoli Among Teammates Who Showed Support at Clay Buchholz Foundation’s First Event (Video)

Clay Buchholz only created the Clay Buchholz Foundation this past year, but he’s off to a great start with the foundation as his first event was a great success — thanks in large part to his supportive teammates. The “Buchholz Bowl” raised money for Christopher’s Haven,  and Ryan Dempster, Mike Napoli, John Lackey and Ryan Lavarnway were all in attendance at the charity...

Report: Pedroia, Sox agree to deal

The Boston Red Sox and second baseman Dustin Pedroia reportedly have agreed to a seven-year extension worth around $100 million.

Red Sox will be 'aggressive' at trade deadline

The Boston Red Sox plan to be active on the trade market as they battle for supremacy in the rugged American League East. The Red Sox have been one of baseball's best teams all year, but their bullpen has been gutted by injuries, they face questions about the health of key players like All-Star starter Clay Buchholz and the Tampa Bay Rays seemingly never lose. As a result,...

Red Sox bombarded with bad news on Bailey & Buchholz

Red Sox right-hander Andrew Bailey will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, manager John Farrell announced. Manager also said right-hander Clay Buchholz will visit Dr. James Andrews regarding the irritating discomfort in his neck. #RedSox RHP Andrew Bailey set for surgery Wednesday on right shoulder; RHP Clay Buchholz to visit Dr. James Andrews for neck and shoulder. ...
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