Originally posted on Ted's Army  |  Last updated 3/13/13
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. In his third Grapefruit League start, Clay Buchholz went four scoreless innings against a Blue Jays lineup that included Jose Bautista batting third and playing right field. Buchholz gave up three hits with no walks and a strikeout. He faced 14 batters, two over the minimum, and got eight groundball outs, including a double play to end the third with runners on first and second. “Better tempo once again, consistent with his last outing,” said manager John Farrell. “I think any time we see Clay putting the ball on the ground, he’s got a sinker, he’s got his late action pitches working down in the zone,” Farrell said. “And that was the case again today. Key double play ball for him. And I think as we’ve seen his evolution as a starting pitcher, as he’s gone to that two-seamer, it really puts him in a good position to not only be efficient but when he needs to, get a groundball double play as the case was today.” CSNNE: Buchholz's strong spring continues Buchholz hasn't allowed a run yet in 8 1/3 innings thus far and he continues to looks good every time he's out there. It's a little surprising that he's looked sharp but he knows he could ill afford having another Spring similar to last season, when he gave up 5 home runs in 20 innings, which also led to the worst pitching of his career last April. Is the guy we saw back in 2010 making his highly anticipated return?! What remains to be seen with Buchholz is if he can even get back to that level of pitching. For someone that has been around the team as long as he has, there's still so many questions that surround him. Can he be the ace of this staff? Can he be effective on a consistent level? Can he stay healthy over the course of the season?   It feels like he's still a prospect, just without much hype around him like Jackie Bradley or Allen Webster have right now. It's a shame too because the way he's pitching now, he could very well be the talk of the town once again when the regular season starts. Rest of the Links: Globe: Minor detour for Wright | Herald: Jackie Bradley's time is now | Webster wows em | Pedroia continues his search for Bigfoot | Ortziz void will not be a one-man job | CSNNE: Injury opens door for Lavarnway |  | Farrell, scouts impressed by Webster | WEEI: Who's going to step up? | Webster, Buchholz impress as Sox beat Jays 
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Dion Lewis signed extension to repay Patriots for giving him chance

Report: South Carolina to start Perry Orth at QB vs. LSU

Mark Giordano: Flames’ effort in opener was 'unacceptable'

LeBron James says he’s in same class as Michael Jordan

Report: Some Texans players have already 'checked out' on coaches

WATCH: Washington scores against USC with trick play


Andre Johnson, Colts down Texans in key division win

Claude Julien: Illegal hit on Patrice Bergeron warrants ‘further consequences’

Foster’s return to game after head injury raises questions

Lions owner Martha Ford is not happy with NFL about blown call on MNF

New details on Duke Williams dismissal

Baylor’s RG3 statue vandalized by TCU fans

Name every QB to play in the NFL at the age of 40

Matt Hasselbeck was ‘on his death bed’ before Texans game

WATCH: Jets' Burmistrov lays dirty hit on Bruins' Bergeron

Report: Cowboys ban filming offense in practice with Patriots next on schedule

Maryland HC Randy Edsall responds on Twitter to firing reports

Pacquiao says he is in talks with Mayweather about rematch

Wisconsin looks to bounce back against Nebraska

Jack Del Rio: Raiders will go after Peyton Manning, want to ‘take him down’

Charles Barkley will guest star on 'The NFL Today'

Week 5 NFL power rankings

Poor Royals grounds crew member gets eaten by tarp

Vin Scully to miss the entire postseason; will return in 2016

Colin Kaepernick’s contract structure protects team from overpaying struggling QB

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Name every QB to play in the NFL at the age of 40

Week 5 NFL power rankings

Vin Scully to miss the entire postseason

Putin celebrates birthday by scoring seven goals in hockey game

"Friday Night Lights" writer calls Chip Kelly a fraud

Women in sports this week: Is this 2015 or 1965?

Three reasons each AL team can win the pennant

Garrett addresses Hardy's comments about Gisele

Five outrageous predictions for NFL Week 5

Rex makes players do push-ups in practice after penalty calls

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker