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Clay Bucholz gets chance to resurrect career

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Right-hander Clay Buchholz is the Kansas City Royals’ latest reclamation pitching project. The two-time All-Star and the Royals have finalized a minor league contract on Tuesday, and he would get a $1.5 million, one-year deal if added to the 40-man roster. The 32-year-old could earn $250,000 in performance bonuses: $25,000 per start...
Via New York Post
3 days ago

Mariners Moose Tracks, 3/20/18: Mike Marjama, Clay Buchholz, and UMBC

Happy Tuesday! Good morning everyone! Sorry for my absence from this here website for those few days. I’m back and ready to go, and the good news for baseball fans is that we’re so very close to Opening Day! Let’s get you some news to start off your day. In Mariners news... With the Mariners’ latest roster cuts, Mike Marjama is officially the M’s backup catcher to start the...
Via Lookout Landing
3 days ago

Report: Buchholz, K.C. have minor league deal

Former All-Star Clay Buchholz has agreed to a minor league deal with the Royals that would pay him $1.5 million if he is added to the major league roster, USA Today Sports report.
4 days ago

Royals agree to Minors deal with Buchholz

The Royals agreed to a Minor League deal with right-hander Clay Buchholz on Monday.
Via Royals.com
4 days ago

Royals agree to terms with Clay Buchholz

The Royals have agreed to a minor-league deal with righty Clay Buchholz, a report from Bob Nightengale of USA Today indicates (Twitter links). If the deal is finalized, Buchholz can earn at a $1.5MM rate in the majors and reach up to $250K in incentives. The contract also includes an opt-out opportunity on May 1st.Kansas City seems like a good spot for the veteran hurler to attempt...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

AL East notes: Mookie Betts' relationship with Red Sox; Darren O'Day critical for O's

While arbitration hearings can often be a contentious process, Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski told reporters that the team’s relationship with Mookie Betts didn’t suffer as a result of this week’s hearing (link via MassLive.com’s Jen McCaffrey). “I called him and texted him back and forth,” said Dombrowski. “(Assistant general manager) Brian O’Halloran spoke...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
February 02, 2018  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz apologized to Phillies for getting hurt

Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Clay Buchholz recently suffered a potential season-ending injury to his throwing arm, and he apparently feels some sense of responsibility for it.Buchholz spoke to the media on Wednesday and said that he apologized to general manager Matt Klentak and others on the team for getting injured, per Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. The 32-year-old Buchholz tore...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 26, 2017  |  Discuss

After 10 Years in Boston, Clay Buchholz Heads to Philly

After a decade in Boston, Clay Buchholz is on the move. And while he’s not going very far, the scenery and competitive landscape will be drastically different. He’ll even need to handle a bat consistently. Unfortunately for him, he’s going from a contender to a—well, they’re still rebuilding. Fortunately for Philadelphia, they’re not giving up a whole lot. 24-year-old second baseman...
Via The Sports Post
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade Clay Buchholz to Phillies

The Boston Red Sox have traded starting pitcher Clay Buchholz to the Philadelphia Phillies. Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball first reported the news, and it was quickly confirmed by multiple reporters. The Red Sox will receive minor league infield prospect Josh Tobias in return. Boston did not have to send cash, as the Phillies will absorb the remaining one year and $13.5 million...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Should Have a Very Short Leash

In a few hours, the Red Sox play their first win-or-go-home game of the season. And with their season on the line, they’re handing the ball to Clay Buchholz. Yes, the same Clay Buchholz who posted a 4.78 ERA, 5.06 FIP, and 5.32 xFIP this season while getting bounced from the rotation. Buchholz is getting the ball in large part because of how he finished the season, as he ran a 2...
Via Fangraphs
October 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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