Found May 10, 2014 on NESN.com:
Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish gave everyone something to talk about with his near-perfect performance against the Boston Red Sox on Friday. It’s a good thing for Clay Buchholz. The Red Sox’s inability to solve Darvish — he had a no-hitter broken up with two outs in the ninth inning — overshadowed the more important and more discouraging aspect of Boston’s 8-0 loss. Buchholz, who had begun to move in the right direction in his last two starts, took a step backward against the Rangers, reopening questions about the right-hander’s ineffectiveness. Buchholz yielded 10 hits — his second-highest total of the season — and was tagged for six earned runs over 4 1/3 innings. He struck out three, walked two and got knocked around by a Rangers offense that has struggled for much of the season despite the unit’s ample talent. “It was location, consistent location,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said of Buchholz’s woes. “And against a team that seemingly is coming out of their downturn and swung
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