For the last few months whenever the Boston Red Sox have needed a big start, they've been able to count on Clay Buchholz. But for the first time in a long while, Buchholz wasn't able to deliver.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim roughed up Buchholz as they went on to beat the Red Sox 7-3.
With the loss, the Red Sox fall six games below .500 to 59-65. The last time this season the Red Sox were this far below .500 was on May 11th when they were 13-19. The game before, they were seven games below .500.
It was obvious Buchholz didn't have his best stuff last night as he was continously leaving pitches up in the zone. The Angels battered him for 12 hits in his 5.1 innings and he was charged with all seven runs scored by the Halos.
It looked like he'd have a good night on the mound as he set the down the Angels in order through the first two innings. Things took a turn for the worst in the 3rd when he allowed three straight singles that scored the first run of the game. They got th...