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...
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18 hours ago  |  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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox make several transactions

Brian Hines (@JonLestersGhost)Contributing WriterThe offseason has officially started and the Red Sox made several moves on Friday.To start, the bullpen makeover is officially in business. Two veteran relievers, Jean Machi and Alexi Ogando, opted for free agency, while Ryan Cook was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs.Out of all three, Ogando was the only player to have a significant...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox could end up trading Buchholz after picking up option

Clay Buchholz could be an intriguing trade option for the Red Sox. Bill Streicher USA TODAY SportsOn 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...
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22 days ago  |  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.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Exercise 2016 Option On Clay Buchholz

After another injury-plagued season for Clay Buchholz that involved multiple visits to Dr. James Andrews, it seems he’ll be with the Boston Red Sox for at least a little longer. The club announced Tuesday that they’ll exercise his $13-million dollar option for 2016. It’s been a tough relationship between Clay and the Red Sox over the […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox exercise 2016 option on right-hander Buchholz

Clay Buchholz has made 20 starts just twice in the past five seasons. Jim Rogash Getty Images North AmericaThe Boston Red Sox have exercised their 2016 team option on right-hander Clay Buchholz.The 31-year-old went 7-7 with a 3.26 ERA in 18 starts this past season before being shut down in mid-July because of an elbow injury.He will make $13 million next season.Buchholz has spent...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitcher Buchholz's $13 million option exercised by Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have exercised their $13 million option on right-hander Clay Buchholz. The 31-year-old was 7-7 with a 3.26 ERA in 18 starts this year, striking out 107 and walking 23 in 113 1-3 innings. His season was cut short by a strained right elbow that caused him to go on the disabled list on July 11. A two-time All-Star, Buchholz is 73-51 with a 3.85 ERA in nine big...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Trade Chatter Is Starting To Build

As suspected, the Red Sox today picked up the $13 million 2016 option on Clay Buchholz. Interestingly, though, multiple sources are also reporting that the team may quickly turn around and trade the oft-injured righty. The word on the street is that there are multiple teams interested in taking a gamble on the health of Buchholz at the relatively reasonable price of  $13 million...
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22 days ago  |  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...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Looming Clay Buchholz $13M Option Conundrum

Clay BuchholzWith the World Series over, the new Red Sox head of baseball operations faces his first major decision: what to do with the enigmatic Clay Buchholz. Dave Dombrowski has to decide—by Wednesday—whether to pick up the $13 million 2016 team option on Buchholz. Actually, there are a number of ways the Sox could go. They could pick up the option, hope Buchholz stays heathy—and...
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23 days ago  |  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...
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...
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Need A Stopper

Henry Owens’ loss to the Yankees Wednesday night emphasizes the need the Red Sox need for a stopper. The starting rotation has been hit hard by injuries-Steven Wright, Brian Johnson, Clay Buchholz and Rick Porcello have spent time on the Disabled List.  Matt Barnes is also injured. Wade Miley and Eduardo Rodriguez have been inconsistent. Justin Masterson fared poorly and was...
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September 05, 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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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...
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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...
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Fund Kids Spend Time With Boston Red Sox At Spring Training (Video)

The Boston Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund are interconnected. And while you’d expect the players to be the one making peoples’ days, you might be surprised at just how big an impact kids and patients receiving treatment through the Jimmy Fund have on the players themselves. Before the 2015 season kicked off, 45 patients and 24 chaperones made the trip to Red Sox spring training in...
August 16, 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?
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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’s Rob Bradford. There’s still no timetable for Buchholz’s return, but the right-hander...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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