Without question, Clay Buchholz is frustrated by his move to the bullpen. That said, the right-hander would like to officially start his stint as a reliever as soon as possible.
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On Friday, Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz was moved to the bullpen after posting a 6.35 ERA through his first 10 starts of the 2016 season. Naturally, he does not sound particularly pleased about the demotion. Buchholz did not speak with the media Friday after Red Sox manager John Farrell announced the move, and he again declined comment before Saturday’s game against...
In the wake of Thursday night’s loss, I predicted a phantom DL stint for Clay Buchholz. Turns out, I was wrong. The Sox announced earlier tonight that Clay would be moved to the bullpen, making room for Eduardo Rodriguez to join the rotation. I know Clay bashing’s the “in” thing and I certainly won’t miss the confounding nature of his starts, but I honestly hate to see...
The Red Sox did indeed make a decision on Clay Buchholz today—he will work out of the bullpen for the foreseeable future. The assignment will take affect immediately, as the tall righty will be in that capacity tonight at Rogers Centre (AKA SkyDome). Eduardo Rodriguez will likely take over what would have been Buchholz's next start in Baltimore on Tuesday.
Clay Buchholz officially has been moved to the Boston Red Sox’s bullpen, but what’s next? NESN’s Dennis Eckersley thinks we’ll see Buchholz make another start for the Sox this season, if only because it’s a long one and Boston inevitably will need a spot start. Check out the video from “Red Sox First Pitch” above.
The Boston Red Sox pulled the plug Friday on Clay Buchholz as a starting pitcher, relegating the struggling right-hander to the bullpen and replacing him with newly healthy southpaw Eduardo Rodriguez. And really, what other choice did they have? Buchholz’s performance has been a clear black mark on an otherwise wildly successful Red Sox season thus far. Through 10 starts, he’s...
Clay Buchholz is headed to the Red Sox's bullpen, manager John Farrell announced Friday.
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Voters in our latest FenwayNation Poll continue to point to a trade as the best option to deal with the Clay Buchholz situation. As the chart shows, a plurality (39%) still opt for the trade route, followed by 21% who want to send the Texas righty to AAA Pawtucket. Almost one voter in five (18%) thinks he should be designated for assignment, while 12% think a trip to the bullpen...
What do we do with Clay Buchholz?Which ONE option should Sox choose on Buchholz?Send to bullpenPut on DLSend to AAADFATradeKeep in rotation Current Results
Clay Buchholz didn’t have his best stuff Monday night against the Oakland Athletics. He allowed four runs on six hits and two walks while striking out two in five innings but picked up his second win of the season thanks to Boston’s offense. The Red Sox routed the A’s 14-7. Buchholz was at 87 pitches when manager John Farrell pulled him after five innings. “I didn’t...
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