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While the baseball world was buzzing about the trade that brought three-time All-Star and former Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy to Boston, Clay Buchholz was nursing his sore neck for the 53rd straight day.
Is it ice then heat or heat then ice? I forget.
On Wednesday, the Red Sox hope Buchholz will be able to "incorporate a fairly aggressive throwing program on flat ground."
Manager John Farrell said Buchholz will try "incorporating the crow-hop" that he uses from 90 feet to warm up for games and throwing the ball on flat ground. If the hop and the flat ground throwing (also known as "toss") is successful, Buchholz may actually pitch off a mound.
A crow-hop? Toss? Maybe a mound? Things are going great! When can he pitch?
"A date? We don’t know yet but he’ll be back in our rotation at some point,” Farrell said. "I’m very optimistic he’ll pitch for us."
Thanks Skip, I feel much mor...
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Brandon Workman Working (FenwayNation Photo)This was was pretty much a cake-walk from the second inning on, as Boston man-handled Joe Saunders and the Mariners on the way to an 8-2 victory. The win allowed Boston to keep pace with the Rays, who also won. Rookie starter Brandon Workman had yet another impressive outing—going six innings and giving up just one earned run. He had...
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