Clay Buchholz is going back to the Red Sox's bullpen, but this time, the righty is likely to be used in high-leverage situations. In recent weeks, the Red Sox have struggled mightily to hold leads in the eighth inning, and Buchholz could get some opportunities to hand the ball to closer Craig Kimbrel.
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I don’t really like roller coasters, if we’re being honest with each other. Don’t get me wrong; I understand the appeal. There is a legitimate adrenaline rush involved when reaching each individual peak and valley. That anything could go wrong at any given moment — even though you know it almost certainly won’t — is thrilling. At the end of the day, though, it’s just...
How many times can a fan base be let down before they’re allowed to give up? Sometimes it takes a while for it to “click” for a player, but sometimes it never actually does. Dave McCullough examines the history of Killer Clay Buchholz as the Red Sox starter is once again on Boston fans’ good side. It has been a familiar sight – and pattern – to Red Sox fans for the...
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Jennifer WarnerContributing Writer(Photo courtesy of AP/Elise Amendola)Anyone who has read anything that I have submitted on here (or anyone who follows me on Twitter) knows that I am not a Clay Buchholz fan. As a matter of fact, at the beginning of the season, as the Red Sox Life resident Psychologist, I was asked to write a psychological profile on him, of which you can read...
(AP Photo)Clay Buchholz is making it tough on the Red Sox regarding the composition of the starting rotation. The lanky Texan delivered another excellent starting pitching performance—going 6 1/3 solid innings and giving up just one earned run in Boston's 2-1 win. He walked two and struck out nine—yielding just five hits. The Carmine Hose only had five hits themselves—with...
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Clay Buchholz might just be a place-holder getting a spot start. But on Tuesday, he looked as capable as anyone, leading the Red Sox to a 2-1 win over the Rays at Tropicana Field.
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BOSTON — Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is back on the mound Saturday night, this time in a familiar starting role. After struggling in the rotation over the first few months of the season, Buchholz was sent to the bullpen, where he’s enjoyed mixed results. His last start was July 2, but injuries have forced him back into the rotation, at least for the time being. He’ll take...
Clay Buchholz and many of his Boston Red Sox teammates will help children in need on their off day Thursday. The Red Sox pitcher will host the fourth annual Buchholz Benefit Bash at House of Blues Boston to help raise money for the Clay Buchholz Foundation. Many celebrities also will be there, including country music duo Thompson Square. Buchholz’s wife, Lindsay Buchholz, and comedian...
After a lackluster return to the Boston Red Sox’s rotation, Clay Buchholz once again is bound for the bullpen. Buchholz will be shifted back into a relief role for Boston’s final five games before the Major League Baseball All-Star break, manager John Farrell told reporters after Monday’s 12-5 win over the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park. Farrell also announced right-hander...
Clay Buchholz initially was not keen on discussing his move from the Red Sox’s rotation to Boston’s bullpen. But four days after becoming a full-time reliever for the first time in his MLB career, the right-hander finally was ready to speak at length about his new role. “I took a couple of days after the move,” Buchholz told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford before Tuesday night’s...
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