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Should the Boston Red Sox exercise team option on Clay Buchholz for 2016?

The Boston Red Sox are expected to exercise the team option and bring back starting pitcher Clay Buchholz for the 2016 season.  But is it the right decision? The Red Sox will owe Buchholz $13 million if he stays with the team next season.  The buyout is only $500,000.  Given his history of injuries and inconsistency, I’m surprised there isn’t more talk about either trading...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox To Collect Items For Infants At Saturday’s Game At Fenway Park

Are you heading to the Boston Red Sox game Saturday afternoon? If so, bring along those old baby items. The Red Sox and the Red Sox Wives will host a donation drive to collect items for infants during Saturday’s game against the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park. The drive is spearheaded by Clay Buchholz’s wife, Lindsay Buchholz, who is the honorary chairperson of the “Gear Up...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox ace Buchholz reportedly out until at least September

The bad news just keeps coming for the fading Boston Red Sox. Losers of eight consecutive games and firmly planted in the AL East cellar (12 games behind the first-place New York Yankees), the Red Sox reportedly will be without their ace until at least September. The Boston Herald and are among those reporting that right-hander Clay Buchholz received an injection of platelet...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buchholz receives injection, still expected to return this season

Clay Buchholz will be on the shelf for longer than originally anticipated. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters Wednesday in Houston that Buchholz received a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in his injured right elbow from Dr. James Andrews, who confirmed the team’s initial diagnosis of a strained flexor muscle. Farrell said the injection will extend Buchholz’s...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buchholz brushes off 'injury prone’ label: ‘Doesn’t bother me’

      This embed is invalid   " /> Clay Buchholz has been on the disabled list seven times in his nine-year career. He’s never made 30 starts or topped 200 innings in a season. He’s made 16 or fewer starts in four of the last seven seasons. Should the Boston Red Sox starter be considered “injury prone?” It seems fair to use the label, all things considered...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox ace Buchholz to visit Dr. Andrews for second opinion

Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz will visit Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday for a second opinion on the strained flexor muscle in his right forearm. Buchholz has been sidelined since leaving his July 10 start after 3 1/3 innings because of elbow discomfort. Although a visit to Dr. Andrews often is ominous, Buchholz and the Red Sox remain optimistic that the ailment is minor...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: a quiet July 31

Clay Buchholz By the All-Star Break, the standings show which teams have a chance at October and which ones are looking to April. A further glance at the rosters reveal who’s buying and who’s selling come July 31. Usually. If you’ve been in the cellar for over a month, you might consider building for the future: sell your star veterans in exchange for some up-and-comers. If...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap - Clay Buchholz delivers July 4 sparkler for Red Sox

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterRemember when he was announced as the Opening Day starting pitcher and we all moaned?Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesClay Buchholz may have finally arrived.Coming off a frustrating loss to the Astros the night before, Buchholz gave the Red Sox their first complete game of the season as he dominated Houston in a 6-1 Fourth of July win Saturday afternoon...
Via RedSoxLife
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz not worried about trade rumors

Clay Buchholz isn’t concerned about whether he’ll follow in the footsteps of Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jake Peavy, among others. Not every July rumor carries weight. Buchholz, the only member of the Boston Red Sox’s 2014 Opening Day rotation to not be traded at last season’s Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline, realizes his name could be tossed around in speculation...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

For the love of God, don't trade Clay Buchholz

(David Butler II, USA Today Sports)Bill Foley (@Foles74)Contributing Writer As I’ve written before, Clay Buchholz is the ultimate tease. And there’s a good chance that he’s teasing us again with his recent pitching brilliance. Watching his entire career has been like buying the pretty girl drinks all night then feeling like an fool as she leaves the bar another man. Buchholz...
Via RedSoxLife
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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