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Dirk Hayhurst‘s allegations against Clay Buchholz caused quite the media firestorm this week. The opinions are still filing in. Hayhurst’s claim that Buchholz doctored the baseball during his start against the Blue Jays on Wednesday was met plenty with of criticism in Boston. Both Dennis Eckersley and Jerry Remy defended Buchholz, as did the pitcher’s teammates and Red Sox manager John Farrell. Sports Illustrated’s Tom Verducci, however, understands where Hayhurst is coming from. Verducci wrote in a column that he reviewed “plenty of video” of Buchholz from the past two years in great detail, and he determined that Buchholz is doing something with his left forearm this year that he wasn’t doing last year. Hayhurst, a former pitcher who now works for Rogers SportsNet in Toronto, accused Buchholz on Wednesday of using a foreign substance that was located on his left forearm, which would be a violation of Major League Baseball’s rules. The following is what Verducci wrote about his own...
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