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2:10 p.m.: John Farrell chatted with the media before Wednesday’s game, and the duration of the conversation centered on right-hander Clay Buchholz, who hasn’t pitched since June 8 because of discomfort in his trapezius muscle.
Farrell said that Buchholz threw soft toss off flat ground on Wednesday, and he apparently did so as intensely as he did on Tuesday. The right-hander’s status still remains up in the air at this point, though.
According to Farrell, Buchholz still felt some restriction in the same area after throwing off a mound. The righty threw 15-18 pitches with “decent intensity” on Wednesday before feeling the discomfort.
Buchholz is set to undergo an MRI later on Wednesday, and no time frame has been set for his return.
8 a.m. ET: The Red Sox are hosting the Rockies, but Fenway Park looked a lot like Coors Field on Tuesday.
The Red Sox’ offense banged out 20 hits while coasting to an 11-4 victory. Dustin Pedroia led the way with four RBIs, and six Red Sox hitters reache...
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Buchholz Tuesday (FN Photo)More bad news about the best starting pitcher on the Red Sox. In a bullpen session today, Clay Buchholz felt "discomfort" after throwing only 18 pitches and was shut down again. The Red Sox sent the right-hander to get an MRI on his neck on Wednesday afternoon. No word yet on any results. This prolonged absence from the rotation is highly troubling...
On August 17, 2007, the Boston Red Sox sent a 23 year old right handed pitcher to the mound by the name of Clay Buchholz, a first round draft pick in 2005, to face the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Buchholz had a decent debut outing, pitching six innings and allowing three runs in an 8-4 victory. In his second career start, facing the Baltimore Orioles, Buchholz pitched a no...
The Boston Red Sox have elected to shut right-hander Clay Buchholz down for the next few days after an MRI revealed inflammation in the
bursa sac area of his throwing shoulder, according to Michael Periatt of
The good news for Buchholz and the Red Sox is that the MRI
didn’t reveal any structural damage to the ailing shoulder. Still, Boston has opted
When Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz's neck ailment cropped us earlier this month, the team hoped simply pushing back his start would allow him time to recover. It didn't, and the Red Sox ultimately placed him on the disabled list. Last week, Boston was hoping to have Buchholz back when eligible today, but this also won't happen. It's now not clear when...
It looks like the Red Sox’ rotation will have to find a way to keep going without ace Clay Buchholz.
The right-hander, who paced the Boston staff with a 1.71 ERA in his 9-0 start, won’t be returning just yet, manager John Farrell said Wednesday. Buchholz tried to throw off a mound for the first time since his June 8 injury on Wednesday but ended up tossing just 18 pitches.
The Boston Red Sox were hoping to have Clay Buchholz back sooner than later after he took a big step forward yesterday. However, he'll now be sent for further examination have having his bullpen session shut down today after experiencing more discomfort in his neck-area, according to Evan Drellich of MassLive.com.
Buchholz was 15-18 pitches into bullpen session but still...
BOSTON — Clay Buchholz’s health status is a little clearer — but not too much.
An MRI revealed that Buchholz, who hasn’t pitched since June 8, has no structural damage in his shoulder. Buchholz does have inflammation in the bursa sac of his right shoulder, though, and he’ll be shut down for a few days before resuming a throwing program.
“As I mentioned yesterday, he had...
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell isn't surprised that his former team, the Toronto Blue Jays, are working their way back into contention in the AL East.
Farrell will also be hoping that Jon Lester can return to the form he has displayed against Toronto this year in Thursday night's opener of a four-game set at Fenway Park.
Although Toronto (39-38) is still in last place...
Some news both good and bad came down Thursday afternoon regarding the health of Red Sox ace Clay Buchholz.
According to ESPNBoston’s Gordon Edes, Sox manager John Farrell said Buchholz’s MRI on Wednesday revealed the righthander is suffering from bursitis in his throwing shoulder but showed no structural damage. The hurler will remain...
BOSTON — The Red Sox still sit atop the American League East. But maintaining that piece of prime real estate keeps getting more difficult.
Clay Buchholz, who hasn’t pitched since June 8 because of discomfort in his trapezius muscle (located near the neck), is scheduled to have an MRI on Wednesday. There’s no timetable for Buchholz’s return, but the lingering discomfort he’s...
Jon Lester has been the elephant in the room. You really can’t say he’s a bad pitcher. But right now, you can’t say he’s a good pitcher either. He’s not hurt, so what’s wrong with him?
Manager John Farrell put in his two cents about Lester before yesterday’s win over the Colorado Rockies.
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The Red Sox got out to a fast lead, scoring seven runs in the 2nd inning, and held on to win 7-4 despite a late Blue Jays rally.
Jon Lester pitched seven strong innings. John Farrell sent him back out for the 8th and he immediately gave up two singles. Junichi Tazawa relieved Lester but allowed the two inherited runs, pushing the score into save territory, and forcing (because Farrell...
Boston sports fans undoubtedly feel a little down right now. Their Bruins were just denied a chance to play in a Game 7 for Lord Stanley’s Cup, the Celtics just traded Doc Rivers and former Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been charged with murder. So, it’s hard to look positively at Boston sports at the moment.
But luckily for the fans, they still have their beloved Red Sox, who...
Red Sox starter Jon Lester left Thursday night's 7-4 win against the Blue Jays in the eighth inning with an apparent lower body injury.
Red Sox manager John Farrell and the training staff were called out to the mound by catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Lester seemed to slip delivering a pitch. Farrell wasted no time in bringing in reliever...
Jon Lester left Thursday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays with an apparent hip injury after pitching masterfully for 7-plus innings. This comes after word that Clay Buchholz will have to remain out a few more days with his injured neck not fully healed.
Yup, the top two pitchers on the Red Sox staff are ailing. Never good news for any...