Clay Buchholz To Be Reevaluated On Sept. 2; Red Sox Return Uncertain

Clay Buchholz was hoping he’d pitch again in 2015, but that dream might be slipping away from the Boston Red Sox right-hander. Buchholz received a platelet-rich plasma injection for a strained right flexor tendon on July 23, and he figured he’d be back to throwing in five or six weeks. Instead, he had a follow-up appointment with Dr. James Andrews the first week of August, and...
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Report: NESN Cutting Ties with Red Sox Voice Don Orsillo

Standing as the gatekeeper between the fans and the organization, the broadcaster is the lifeblood of the team. Through winning and losing their voices resonates authoritatively and becomes the soundtrack of summer. For the Boston Red Sox it seems that voice will change on NESN entering the 2016 season, as Dennis and Callahan of WEEI in Boston report that play by play man Don Orsillo...
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Clay Buchholz ‘On The Cusp Of Going A Little Crazy’ About Not Pitching

This embed is invalid" /> Clay Buchholz hasn’t pitched since July 10. And he’s not too thrilled about it. Buchholz, currently on the disabled list with a right elbow strain, hasn’t been cleared to begin throwing despite an encouraging visit last week with Dr. James Andrews. The right-hander received a plasma-rich platelet injection from Andrews, who confirmed...
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Clay Buchholz might not pitch again for Red Sox in 2015 season

This embed is invalid   " /> BOSTON — Clay Buchholz’s 2015 season might be over. Or maybe not. Buchholz, who hasn’t pitched since July 10 because of a right elbow strain, is in the midst of a “no-throw situation,” acting Red Sox manager Torey Lovullo revealed before Friday night’s game against the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park. According to Lovullo...
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Clay Buchholz Reacts To Red Sox’s Hiring Of Dave Dombrowski (Video)

The Boston Red Sox announced the hiring of Dave Dombrowski during their big 9-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday. So after the game, many players reacted to Dombrowski’s hiring and Ben Cherington’s decision to decline the opportunity to continue as the Red Sox’s general manager “It was just one of those things where there’s nothing we can do about it but embrace...
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Boston Red Sox Injury Update: Pedroia Pushed Back, Buchholz Hopeful and Porcello to Make Rehab Start

Will we see Dustin Pedroia or Clay Buchholz back on the field this season for the Sox? Will Porcello figure his stuff out in the minors?
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Hopeful He’ll Pitch Again This Season For Boston Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Clay Buchholz’s mindset could be best described as “cautiously optimistic.” Buchholz visited Dr. James Andrews for a precautionary checkup Wednesday, at which point the pitcher learned he could begin a throwing program, according to’s Rob Bradford. There’s still no timetable for Buchholz’s return, but the right-hander...
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Lindsay Buchholz: ‘Picnic In The Park’ A ‘Red Sox Family Favorite’ (Video)

Want to meet members of the Boston Red Sox on their home field while enjoying great food and live entertainment? If so, you should stick around after Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Starting 45 minutes after that 1:35 p.m ET contest ends, the Fenway Park will play host to the 10th annual “Picnic in the Park,” a unique event that benefits the Red Sox Scholars and...
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Sox Move Clay To 60-Day DL, Get LH Reliever

The Red Sox made two related moves today—moving Clay Buchholz to the 60-day disabled list and acquiring "lefty specialist" Jean Machi for the struggling bullpen. As we predicted a while ago, this DL move effectively ends the season for Buchholz—who now wouldn't return (at the earliest) until mid-September. Machi is a left-handed reliever with pedestrian overall numbers (5.14...
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July 28, 2015  |  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...
July 25, 2015  |  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...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Expects To Return From Elbow Injury In ‘Five To Six Weeks’

After receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection in his injured right elbow, right-hander Clay Buchholz on Thursday gave an estimate as to when Boston Red Sox fans might see him back on the mound. “I think the total amount of time is probably going to be five to six weeks,” Buchholz, who underwent the procedure Wednesday, told reporters in Houston, via “I’€™m...
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Gets Injection, May Be Done For Season

Famed elbow guru Dr. James Andrews examined Clay Buchholz yesterday and gave the ailing righty an injection of 'platelet-rich plasma'. Andrews also recommended that Buchholz be shut down for at least another two weeks. Based on current projections (shutdown period, rehab), the earliest Buchholz could return to the Red Sox rotation would be sometime in September. But—given his...
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July 23, 2015  |  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...
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Johnson Anxious To Finally Make Major League Debut With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Brian Johnson is driving his teammates nuts. The Boston Red Sox promoted Johnson on July 11 after placing pitcher Clay Buchholz on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury. The 24-year-old left-hander still is waiting to make his major league debut — something he’ll finally do Tuesday night against the Houston Astros at Minute...
July 21, 2015  |  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...
July 18, 2015  |  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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July 18, 2015  |  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...
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz To Visit Dr. James Andrews For Second Opinion On Elbow

This embed is invalid" /> Clay Buchholz and the Boston Red Sox aren’t taking any chances. Buchholz, who was placed on the disabled list last weekend with a strained flexor muscle in his right elbow, will visit Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion Wednesday. There’s nothing to suggest Buchholz’s injury is worse than the initial diagnosis, but a visit with...
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz "Injured," David Ortiz "Sick." Red Sox Beat Recap

Even though there wasn’t much to talk about for this upcoming week due to the All Star Break, Red Sox Beat still had a jam-packed show. The three of us talked Clay Buchholz and David Ortiz and their baby-like ways, as well as our lowest points of the first half…
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mixed Messages

Saturday night at Fenway was a night of mixed messages.  The Globe headlines go from  “Handling the Heat” (Peter Abraham)  to the performance of Eduardo Rodriguez to “Getting Thrown for Another Loss”  (Nick Cafardo on the Clay Buchholz injury. E-Rod continued his run as possibly the top Red Sox rookie hurler since Buchholz in 2007 with a 5-3 triumph over the still...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

At The Break: The State Of Your Boston Red Sox

While they have won 10 of their last 15 games, it's hard to get too excited about the 2015 Carmine Hose. At the All-Star Break, they are still in last place in the turgid American League East. And, while they are a hell of a lot closer to first place than they were a few weeks ago (6.5 games), they still have to climb over four teams to get to the top of the pack. Moreover, they...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Time is Running Out for the Red Sox to Make a Run

Boston Red Sox’s Sandy Leon, left, signals to the dugout beside Clay Buchholz during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Boston, Friday, July 10, 2015. Manager John Farrell came to the mound and Buchholz left the game. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) The Boston Red Sox sit in last place in the AL East at 42-47, 6.5 games behind the first place New York...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Midseason Grades- Starting Rotation

Going into the season, the Red Sox starting rotation was their biggest question mark. Once Jon Lester chose to sign with the Cubs, many expected the Sox to package some of their prospects together for an ace, but that didn’t happen. Instead, a handful of middle/bottom of the rotation arms were added, and confidence was put in the lineup instead. Now 89 games into the season, Red...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox close the first half winning 10 of 15

Matt West/Boston HeraldConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing Writer The Red Sox closed out the first half of the season with a tough loss against the Evil Empire, 8-6. Yesterday illustrated what the Red Sox need to look for at the trade deadline, but if you look at the bigger picture, the Red Sox are giving us a reason to see the dim light at the end of the tunnel. Why?...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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