Not-So-Right Stuff: What's Happened To Clay?

(Associated Press Photo)'s Alex Speier takes on the pressing issue of "What the heck is wrong with Clay Buchholz?" and suggests that it's lack of confidence in his arm strength that explains the righty's crappy start to 2014 (0-2, 7.71 ERA). Says Buchholz, "It all starts with arm strength. Arm strength creates movement on the pitches that I throw...
Via FenwayNation
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Baseball Profcast: What’s Wrong With Buchholz?

In Episode 38, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are back to recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Got a few seconds? Rate and review the show on iTunes! Consider it a nice way of saying, “Thanks!” Today’s topics include: Some smack talk heading into Jake...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Buchholz’s Bad Luck

Take 30 seconds and vote in our Week 4 survey (plus see survey results from Week 3)! Bad hair isn’t the only thing that’s plaguing Buchholz (AP Photo, courtesy Clay Buchholz struggled with his command for most of his brief outing, but he did suffer from some bad luck as the majority of the hits were either ground balls or bloop hits. For the year he has a 7.71...
Via Baseball Professor
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The Game Hidden Between Buchholz’s Pitches

When two teams play baseball, two games are being played simultaneously: the pitching, hitting, and fielding game that fans see, and the hidden (don’t call it “cheating”) game where players try to get gain a competitive edge on the opposition. Fans usually hear about the hidden game after the fact – like when Joe Mauer stole signs in a game against Detroit in 2009. Mauer...
Via Sox and Dawgs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz gets shelled by the Orioles; what to make of early struggles

Bad outings are a part of life for every pitcher in the Major Leagues and as a result, overreacting to one of them is a big mistake. Of course, when it is a stand alone contest (i.e. Sunday Night Baseball, or Monday’s Patriots’ Day contest) then more of the baseball watching world tends to take note, rather than those outings that blend into a busy evening on the MLB schedule...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz’s Early-Season Woes Becoming Troublesome For Red Sox

BOSTON — Clay Buchholz might be sleepwalking. Buchholz joined first baseman Mike Napoli and pitcher John Lackey in sleeping at Fenway Park on Sunday night because of the Red Sox’s short turnaround between games. Buchholz said after Monday’s loss, in which he got shelled over 2 1/3 innings, that his Fenway slumber had nothing to do with his poor performance against the Baltimore...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz, Two Other Red Sox Slept At Fenway Park Sunday Night

BOSTON — Three Red Sox players threw the Sandman for a loop. Clay Buchholz, John Lackey and Mike Napoli slept over at Fenway Park on Sunday because of the team’s short turnaround between Sunday night’s game and Monday morning’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. The Red Sox have a designated “sleep room” players can use to take...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Wins Amica Pitcher Of The Week

Clay Buchholz took the mound for the third time this season on Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox, and the right-hander put his first tally in the wins column for the season. After two losses this year, Buchholz earned Amica Pitcher of the Week honors with his outing against the White Sox on Wednesday. Buchholz pitched six innings in a win against John Danks, allowing just three...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Takes The Mound For Red Sox Against White Sox (Video)

Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz will make his third start of the 2014 season on Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox as he searches for his first win. The veteran right-hander pitched well in his second start against the New York Yankees, giving up just two earned runs through six innings, but he didn’t get much run support. Check out the video above for NESN’s...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the Boston Red Sox do with Clay Buchholz?

The Boston Red Sox could potentially have one of the better starting rotations in baseball this season, but it’s a bit more complicated than that. Jon Lester is really the only starter that fans should be comfortable with. His only bad season was the disaster ’12 campaign in which he posted a 4.82 ERA and he has started over 30 games every year since ’08.  Clay Buchholz should...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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