Buchholz Set To Start Saturday Against Rays

July 9, 2012 12:00 AM
Buchholz Set To Start Saturday Against Rays
" BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Red Sox may have limped into the All-Star break, but at least they’ll be getting some reinforcements back when they return from their four-day hiatus.

Clay Buchholz tossed 2.1 scoreless innings for the Pawtucket Red Sox on Sunday, allowing just one hit and a pair of walks while striking out three, and is scheduled to return from the DL and start next Saturday against the Rays in St. Petersburg.

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Buchholz On Return: 

With the Red Sox playing a night game against the Yankees, manager Bobby Valentine was able to watch Buchholz throw 43 pitches (the game was televised on NESN) and liked what he saw.

“He looked pretty much the way we needed him to look for those 40 pitches,” said Valentine. “I’m glad he got his spikes wet in Triple-A and he’s confident he’ll be able to give us some length on the second game out.”

Buchholz has been sidelined since mid-June after a bout with esophagitis landed him in the hospital for nearly a week "

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