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Will The Boston Red Sox Pitching Staff Hit Their Spot In 2016?

The Boston Red Sox made one of the biggest free-agent splashes this offseason by signing David Price to a record-setting, seven-year, $217 million contract. Yet, the question remains if adding Price and trading for Roenis Elias will be enough to solve the numerous problems the Sox’ pitching staff had in 2015. In the American League, Boston hurlers, collectively, ranked 14th in...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Boston Red Sox’s $217 million man

The inevitable rise and fall of an organization is a common theme that traverses throughout the sports world. Often when an organization finds itself at a crossroads, in need of reflection and big personnel changes, costly modifications are required. Such was the case for the Boston Red Sox following the 2015 season. The Red Sox won the 2013 World Series, defeating the St. Louis...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Three players who will determine the fate of the 2016 Red Sox

The roster is set, and there are even a few Red Sox players trickling into Fort Myers to get an early jump on the early jump to the 2016 season that is Spring Training. Things are about to start getting ready to pre-game for preparing to get going! This is so exciting! And still, the 2016 Red Sox are far from a sure thing. Well, they’ll surely be called the 2016 Red Sox. They’ll...
Via BP Boston
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Dombrowski is Making his Mark in Boston

The Red Sox have made numerous big-name acquisitions in their quest to return to the World Series and out of the cellar. After two straight years of last place finishes, the Red Sox decided to go in a different direction to accomplish their goals. New President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski set out to accomplish three main things this offseason: Find a #1 starter, Find 1...
Via Total Sports Live
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Winter Meetings Notes: Clay Buchholz Primed For 200 Innings?

The Boston Red Sox had a “relatively quiet day” Tuesday at the Major League Baseball winter meetings, according to president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. It’s a stark contrast from Monday, when the Red Sox kicked off the annual event by completing a four-player trade with the Seattle Mariners. The Red Sox likely will be mentioned in some rumblings throughout the...
Via NESN.com
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Signing David Price Really Fix the Red Sox’s Rotation?

If nothing else, Dave Dombrowski is a man of his word. He said the Red Sox would sign an ace, and they did, inking David Price to a seven-year, $217 million contract. He’s since indicated that, with Price, the signing of fourth outfielder Chris Young, and the trade for closer Craig Kimbrel, the team has made its moves for the winter. I’m sure he’s not opposed to a trade that...
Via BP Boston
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining the most likely Red Sox starting pitcher to be dealt

The Boston Red Sox made a huge move yesterday, inking ace starting pitcher David Price to a mammoth seven-year, $217 million deal. The contract will pay Price at least $30 million per season annually as the deal makes him the highest-paid pitcher in MLB history. With the move, the Red Sox have dropped a serious amount of cash for the second straight offseason, factoring in the acquisition...
Via The Outside Corner
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Say Goodbye to Bucky- Am I Glad I Was Wrong?

In my July 29, 2014 blog “Say Goodbye To Bucky” (Red Sox hurler Clay Buchholz), I wrote about his many accomplishments- a no-hitter in his second major league start, his 63-39 overall record with a 3.81 ERA. His most successful season was in 2010- a slash of 17-7/2.33/1.203. That year also brought an all-star selection and Cy Young consideration. At the time, I called his ...
Via Fenway West
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Roster Recap: Clay Buchholz, Consistently Inconsistent

Welcome to BP Boston’s Roster Recap series! Over the next four months, we’ll be breaking down every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of their top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Red Sox roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. There’s no better time than the offseason to review the best (there...
Via BP Boston
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Necessary Moves: Clay Buchholz, Boston Red Sox

Over the next 30 days, I’ll look at 30 players—one from each team—that I believe should be traded. Some will seem obvious, just as others will seem nonsensical. Some may also seem desperate, but it’s important to understand that this list is entirely subjective. A player can be deemed movable for any of the following reasons: production (or lack thereof), current and future...
Via The Sports Post
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox could end up trading Buchholz after picking up option

On Tuesday, it was announced that the Boston Red Sox will exercise their 2016 option on starter Clay Buchholz.There's a chance, however, Buchholz won't be suiting up for the Red Sox this season.According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox will have a few suitors on the trade market this offseason for Buchholz.Buchholz will be 31 this season, but has never been a picture...
Via Fox Sports
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Exercise Option on Clay Buchholz for 2016

After going down with an elbow injury in July, the Red Sox decided to pick up the $13 million option on Clay Buchholz.
Via CLNS Radio
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox pick up Clay Buchholz's option for 2016 season

Clay Buchholz’s injury shortened 2015 season wasn’t enough to scare away the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox announced Tuesday that they’ve exercised Buchholz’s contract option for the 2015 season. Previous reports have indicated the option is worth $13 million. Buchholz was limited to 18 starts in 2015 because of a right elbow injury. The right-hander made his final start...
Via NESN.com
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Clay Buchholz Throws Bullpen, Continues Work Toward Return (Video)

Clay Buchholz is hoping to pitch before the end of the regular season, and he took another step toward reaching that goal Sunday. The Boston Red Sox pitcher threw a bullpen session at Fenway Park ahead of the team’s afternoon game against the Baltimore Orioles. While there’s no word on whether he’ll return before the season is out, Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo said...
Via NESN.com
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo: Clay Buchholz ‘Progressing Very, Very Well’ In Practice (Video)

Clay Buchholz has been on the disabled list since July 11 with a right elbow strain, but the Boston Red Sox right-hander is working his way back. Buchholz practiced throwing Friday, and he reported no setbacks. “It’s piece by piece with him,” interim manager Torey Lovullo said on “Red Sox Gameday Live” before Boston played the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. “We just have...
Via NESN.com
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: David Ortiz Ties Lou Gehrig; Clay Buchholz Done For Season

David Ortiz inched one step closer to the 500-home run plateau Friday night. The Boston Red Sox slugger sent the first pitch he saw from New York Mets reliever Logan Verrett in the seventh inning over the wall at Citi Field, opening the scoring for the Red Sox in a game they eventually won 6-4 in 10 innings. The home run was the 493rd of Ortiz’s career, tying him with Lou Gehrig...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston RHP Buchholz done for year; health key to 2016 option

  Boston pitcher Clay Buchholz is done for the season because of a strained flexor muscle in his right elbow, and his health is the key to whether the Red Sox pick up the option on his 2016 contract. The 31-year-old Buchholz hasn't pitched since the All-Star break. He's on the 60-day disabled list and has been cleared to resume throwing next week, but new Red Sox President Dave...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dave Dombrowski: ‘You Don’t Want To Rush’ Clay Buchholz Back From Injury (Video)

It appears Clay Buchholz’s 2015 season is officially over. And his status for 2016 depends largely on his health, too. Buchholz’s status was one of many topics Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski talked about with reporters before Friday’s game against the New York Mets at Citi Field. “You don’t want to rush him and hurt him,” Dombrowski said...
Via NESN.com
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz- Still a Mystery

After 9 seasons with the Red Sox, we know nothing more than we started about Clay Buchholz. He’s still a mystery. It began early. After hurling a no-hitter in his second major league start, he collapsed to 2-9 in 2008 and spent part of the season in the minors. His only really successful season was 2010, when he went 17-7 with a 2.33 ERA,  led the league in ERA+, and was...
Via Fenway West
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz might not pitch again for Red Sox in 2015 season

By Ricky Doyle 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, the club hasn’t determined...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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?
Via CLNS Radio
August 14, 2015  |  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 WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford. There’s still no timetable for Buchholz’s return, but the right-hander...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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