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11 Clay Buchholz SP
Height/Weight: 6-3/190 | Birthdate: 8/14/1984 | Birthplace: Nederland, TX | Bats/Throws: L/R | Team: Boston | College: Angelina Coll. TX (J.C.) | MLB Experience: 8 | Salary: $5,750,000 | Owned/Started%: 65/38 | Average Draft Position: 149.15
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Clay Buchholz gets rocked at home against Toronto


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12:04 am ET) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz continued his struggles with another disappointing outing on Monday against the Blue Jays, dropping to 5-7 on the year. The right-hander was shelled for seven runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out four over five innings of a 14-1 defeat.

Buchholz failed to make it out of the sixth inning for the first time since May 26. He owns a 5.87 ERA and a 1.56 ERA through 17 starts (96 2/3 innings). He will look to pick up the pieces and get back on track Sunday at home against the Yankees.

Clay Buchholz struggles against the Blue Jays


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz had a rough start Wednesday against the Blue Jays.

Buchholz allowed five runs, four earned, on six hits over six innings of work. He struck out one and walked four. Buchholz threw 99 pitches during the outing. Buchholz was spotted a three-run lead before he even took the mound, but couldn’t hold on. After putting the first two runners on in the first inning, Buchholz allowed a run-scoring double, an RBI groundout and another run-scoring double. After the first inning, the game was tied 3-3. 

Buchholz settled in at that point, tossing four scoreless frames. He ran out of gas in the sixth, giving up an RBI triple. Buchholz also wound up allowing a fifth run, but it was due to an error.

The loss dropped Buchholz to 5-6 on the year. His next start will come against the Blue Jays.


Clay Buchholz gets the job done vs. Royals


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz was not at his best, but did enough to get the win Friday night at home against the Royals. The right-hander permitted four runs on 10 hits and no walks while striking out three over six innings of a 5-4 victory.

Over his last four starts covering 28 1/3 innings, Buchholz has allowed nine earned runs. He owns a 5.46 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP over 15 starts (85 2/3 innings). His next start will come Wednesday at Toronto.

Clay Buchholz changing things up


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(7/17/2014) I've put off writing about Clay Buchholz all week. He's remained among the most viewed players during that time, which means somebody probably should write something in the way of analysis about him, but doggone it, I just don't know what to make of his 12-strikeout effort against the Astros Sunday.

I'm not particularly moved by it. I rarely am by one stellar start amid a slew of mediocre ones. But at the same time, I remember how good Buchholz was before his shoulder began to bother him last June and recognize that a turnaround has to begin somewhere.

Buchholz credited his performance Sunday to an improved changeup -- a pitch that was critical to his success last year but seldom used prior to his last four starts this year. According to BrooksBaseball.net, he's getting more swings and misses with it than any other pitch by far. So then, where were the strikeouts in his previous three starts?

The bottom line is I need to see more. The buildup to the 12-strikeout game is encouraging enough for me to go ahead and take a flier on Buchholz in a standard mixed league, but not if Jake Odorizzi, Danny Duffy or Jacob deGrom is still available. And chances are at least one of them is still available in yours.


Clay Buchholz goes the distance in win over Houston


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/13/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz twirled a gem and went the distance for his fourth win of the season Sunday afternoon against the Astros in Houston. The right-hander yielded three hits and no walks while striking out a season-high 12 over nine innings of work in an 11-0 victory.

Buchholz enters the break with a 5.42 ERA and a 1.51 WHIP over 14 starts (79 2/3 innings). He will make his first start after the break Friday against Kansas City.

Red Sox announce rotation plans for start of second half


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/13/2014) The Red Sox announced Clay Buchholz will be on the mound for the team's second-half opener Friday vs. Kansas City. He will be followed in the three-game series by Rubby De La Rosa and Jon Lester.

John Lackey will then open a series at Toronto July 21. He will be followed by Jake Peavy before the rotation resets.

It appears for the time being that Brandon Workman will remain in the minors. He was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket Wednesday in order to clear a roster spot for De La Rosa.


Clay Buchholz surrenders four runs in loss vs. White Sox


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/7/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz took a loss Monday, giving up four earned runs on five hits and one walk in seven innings and striking out seven in his team's 4-0 defeat against the White Sox.

Buchholz (3-5) served up a solo home run in the second inning and a three-run shot in the fourth, giving him five home runs allowed in three starts since coming off the disabled list. He was able to rebound from his second home run Monday and pitch three scoreless innings before calling it a night. Buchholz owns a 6.11 ERA and 50:25 K:BB ratio in 70 2/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the Astros Saturday.


Clay Buchholz gets no help in no-decision


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz threw the ball well Tuesday against the Cubs, but did not get much help in a 2-1 loss.

Buchholz settled for a no-decision in the loss, despite pitching well into the seventh inning. He allowed just one run on five hits in 6 1/3 innings of work, while striking out two batters on 100 pitches.

Buccholz improved his ERA to 6.22 in his second start back from the disabled list, but the offense and bullpen were unable to help him get back to .500. He carries a 3-4 record into his next start, set for Monday against the White Sox. 


Some good, some bad for Clay Buchholz


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(6/26/2014) Few would complain about the result of Clay Buchholz's first start back from the DL Wednesday at Seattle. He pitched 7 1/3 of the most efficient innings you'll ever see, throwing just 76 pitches, and picked up the win despite allowing four earned runs.

But he wasn't exactly fooling anyone either, recording just two strikeouts while serving up a season-high three home runs. Of course, singling out just one start from any sample of data would reveal little about the pitcher in question, but given the way Buchholz's season had gone prior to hyperextending his left knee, nothing about this start suggested to me he's back to form.

One observation I did make, though, is that he threw his curveball and changeup more in this start than most of the ones preceding it. Perhaps varying his arsenal will add to his deception going forward even though it didn't seem to in this start.

For now, he's still outside the top 90 in my starting pitcher rankings. His stock is rising, but he's still far from must-own.


Clay Buchholz surrenders four runs in return Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/26/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz picked up a win in his return Wednesday despite giving up four earned runs on seven hits in 7 1/3 innings while striking out two in his team's 5-4 victory over the Mariners.

Buchholz (3-4) struggled through the first two months of the season before hitting the disabled list for a month with a knee injury. He was victimized by the home run Wednesday, giving up three long balls with two coming in the second inning. Buchholz owns a 6.75 ERA and 41:24 K:BB ratio in 57 1/3 innings heading into Tuesday's scheduled start against the Cubs.


Red Sox activate Wednesday starter Clay Buchholz


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) The Red Sox officially activated pitcher Clay Buchholz from the disabled list in advance of his scheduled start Wednesday.

Buchholz missed almost a full month while recovering from a hyperextended left knee. He returns to a 2-4 record, 7.02 ERA and 39:24 K:BB ratio in 50 innings.


Clay Buchholz facing important start regarding Fantasy value


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz makes his return from the disabled list Wednesday at Seattle. This is a big start for Buchholz because it could tell us a lot about his Fantasy value moving forward.

If Buchholz emerges from Wednesday's start with a strong line, Fantasy owners shouldn't hesitate adding him. As I wrote in this week's Waiver Wire, Buchholz seems to have fixed a flaw in his mechanics, which was the reason he struggled before going on the disabled list. Buchholz added he also feels he has a good grip on his changeup, which has been a pitch that he's had a lot of success with in his career.

I'm still not opposed to Fantasy owners adding Buchholz if you recently lost a player like Jaime Garcia or Michael Wacha, but if Buchholz struggles again Wednesday, then maybe it will be just time to consider him an average Fantasy option or worse -- a lost cause.


Red Sox list Clay Buchholz as Wednesday starter


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/24/2014) The Red Sox listed Clay Buchholz as their Wednesday starter at Seattle, reports the Tacoma News Tribune. He's been on the disabled list since late May with a hyperextended left knee.

Buchholz went 2-4 with a 7.02 ERA in 10 starts before hitting the DL.


All signs point to Clay Buchholz starting Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/24/2014) Red Sox manager John Farrell told MLB Network Radio Tuesday starting pitcher Clay Buchholz (knee) is set to rejoin the rotation Wednesday at Seattle.

"He comes back to us ready to go, and right now everything points to him being our starter (Wednesday)," Farrell said.


Clay Buchholz could be activated for Wednesday start


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz will make his next start at the major-league level, and it's likely to be Wednesday at Seattle, reports ESPN.com. Buchholz is expected to be activated from the disabled list that day. He went on the DL with a hyperextended left knee.

"I'm ready to go. I feel good," said Buchholz, who made two rehab starts for Triple-A Pawtucket, including throwing six scoreless innings last Thursday.


Clay Buchholz goes six scoreless in rehab start


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/19/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz looked sharp in what was likely his final rehab start Thursday for Triple-A Pawtucket.

Buchholz twirled six scoreless frames, allowing only two hits and two walks while striking out five. He has allowed three runs over 10 2/3 innings in two rehab starts. He will rejoin the rotation next week, according to the Providence Journal

Red Sox want Clay Buchholz to throw 90 pitches Thursday


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/16/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz (knee) will make perhaps his final rehab start Thursday for Triple-A Pawtucket, reports WEEI.com. The team wants him to throw 90 pitches.

Buchholz gave up three runs in 4 2/3 innings Saturday for Pawtucket, striking out five and walking none.


Clay Buchholz to make one more rehab start


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/16/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz (knee) will make one more rehab start before rejoining the team, reports the Boston Globe. Buchholz gave up three earned runs on four hits in 4 2/3 innings for Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday, striking out five with no walks.

Clay Buchholz serves up two homers in rehab debut


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/14/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz began a minor-league rehab assignment Saturday afternoon with Triple-A Pawtucket. Buchholz served up two homers and lasted only 4 2/3 innings. He yielded three earned runs on four hits, with five strikeouts and no walks. 

Clay Buchholz, Will Middlebrooks get rained out Friday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/13/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz and infielder Will Middlebrooks will have to both wait at least a day before starting their rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket. Friday's Triple-A game was postponed due to inclement weather, the Providence Journal reports. 

Buchholz will start the first game of a doubleheader Saturday. 


Clay Buchholz ready for rehab assignment


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is scheduled to start a minor-league rehab assignment Friday with Triple-A Pawtucket, the Providence Journal reports. He's slated to throw five innings on Friday, his first action since landing on the disabled list on May 28 because of a knee injury.

Clay Buchholz throws three innings in simulated game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/8/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz threw off the mound in a simulated game prior to Sunday's contest against the Tigers in Detroit, MLB.com. He logged three innings and came out "with no issues with the knee," manager John Farrell said.

"It's all about being out there in game situations, and [Sunday] was the most like a game situation I've been in since the last time I started," Buchholz said. "This is something that's going to get me moving forward."

Clay Buchholz to throw simulated game Sunday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/7/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz was expected to throw off the mound at Comerica Park Saturday, but the Tigers requested he push it back a day, according to FOXSports.com.

Buchholz had his simulated game pushed back to Sunday, after the Tigers refused to allow him to pitch prior to Saturday's game. Apparently, Max Scherzer did not want the mound disrupted prior to his scheduled start.

Buchholz already had his simulated game moved back from Wednesday, though that time was by the Red Sox's choice. 


Clay Buchholz tosses 35 pitches in 'pen


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/4/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz tossed a 35-pitch bullpen session without incident Wednesday, as he begins to work his way back from a hyperextended knee.

Buchholz still doesn't have much of a timetable for returning, but he is working his way toward a simulated game Saturday. 


Clay Buchholz has simulated game pushed back to Saturday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/2/2014) Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz had a scheduled simulated game pushed back to Saturday while he recovers from a hyperextended knee injury, the Boston Globe reports.

Buchholz was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and remains without a timetable for return. He posted a 7.02 ERA through 54 innings before the injury.

"We've adjusted the plan that we originally set out to take advantage of the time right now to keep working on the delivery items that have been identified," said manager John Farrell, per MLB.com. "There was some work down in the bullpen today. There will be another bullpen on Wednesday with that [simulated] game being pushed back to Saturday now."