Clay Buchholz RUMORS & NEWS

  • In Ortiz’s farewell season, he’s not the one who should go

    Boston Globe "The time hasn’t come for David Ortiz. The time has come for Clay Buchholz. At some point, John Henry, Tom Werner, and Dave Dombrowski will have to have a conversation with Ortiz about not retiring. At some point, the same Red Sox brass is going to have to have a conversation about dealing Clay..." May 15

  • Clay Buchholz on schedule to be Red Sox's No. 2 starter

    ESPN "It isn't any secret that David Price will be the Boston Red Sox's Opening Day starter. But who will pitch in the season's second game? Feast your eyes on Clay Buchholz. Buchholz, who will make his latest spring-training start Monday against the St. Louis Cardinals (1:05 p.m. ET on ESPN), is..." March 21

  • John Farrell Says Clay Buchholz ‘Probably’ Will Be Red Sox’s No. 2 Starter

    NESN "There’s no denying, assuming everyone’s healthy, who will take the ball for the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day. Who starts Game 2, however, was up in the air. Red Sox manager John Farrell all but answered that question Tuesday morning on WEEI’s “The Dennis And Callahan Morning Show,” saying..." February 24

  • John Farrell confident Clay Buchholz can hit 200 innings

    Boston Herald "As much as anyone, Red Sox manager John Farrell knows all about Clay Buchholz’ tortured injury history, having lived through many of the right-hander’s finger, hamstring, back, neck, knee and elbow issues. Yet Farrell somehow remains confident in Buchholz’ ability to pitch 200 innings next..." December 09

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Mariners talking to #RedSox about trade for starting pitcher. Target is Buchholz or Miley, not clear.

  • Clay Buchholz could be a useful trade chip for Red Sox

    Boston Globe "That the Red Sox will pick up Clay Buchholz’s $13 million option for 2016 this week — the option must be picked up five days after the World Series — seems like a formality. But that won’t be the end of the discussion concerning the 31-year-old righthander. Buchholz’s name is already rolling..." November 03

  • Buchholz unlikely to pitch again for Sox in 2015

    CSN New England "Clay Buchholz broke a nice sweat after throwing a bullpen on Sunday morning, just the second time he's thrown since an elbow injury put him on the shelf in mid July. Torey Lovullo said the point was for Buchholz to throw 20-25 pitches, go through a typical bullpen and get a feel for..." September 28

  • Buchholz cleared to resume throwing "Earlier this week, Clay Buchholz at last got clearance to resume throwing, and he progressed to 75 feet on Wednesday, making 24 throws. "He's reported that he's feeling very, very good," said interim manager Torey Lovullo. "We're obviously monitoring that. He's really encouraged by where he's..." September 02

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    Michael Silverman @MikeSilvermanBB

    Dombro: Buchholz won't pitch this season. If he's healthy, easy decision to pick up his '16 option.

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    Clay Buchholz has not yet started a throwing program. #RedSox unsure about whether he'll pitch before the season ends.

  • Buchholz optimistic he will pitch this season

    WEEI Boston "Maybe Clay Buchholz will pitch this year, after all. The Red Sox starter returned from visiting Dr. James Andrews earlier Wednesday with news that he could begin a throwing program. The visit was another precautionary check-up with Dr. Andrews, whose previous examination had convinced Buchholz..." August 13

  • It should be wait til next year for Buchholz

    CSN New England "There's no sense in rushing Clay Buchholz back now. Buchholz told reporters Thursday in Houston that he wouldn't pitch again for another five or six weeks, taking him into early September. The pitcher recevied a PRP (platelet-rich plasma) injection the other day to aid his recovery from a..." July 25

  • Clay Buchholz expected to miss 5-6 weeks

    Providence Journal "Clay Buchholz expects to be sidelined for the next five to six weeks as he recovers from an injection of platelet-rich plasma into his right elbow. Buchholz, who first felt tightness in his elbow in his July 10 start against the Yankees, decided to receive the injection after consulting with Dr...." July 24

  • Clay Buchholz Receives Injection In Injured Elbow, Extending Recovery Time

    NESN "Clay Buchholz will be on the shelf for longer than originally anticipated. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters Wednesday in Houston that Buchholz received a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in his injured right elbow from Dr. James Andrews, who confirmed the team’s initial..." July 23

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    Rob Bradford @bradfo

    Buchholz going to Dr. Andrews for second opinion Wednesday. Says just precautionary and for peace of mind like in 13

  • Red Sox put Clay Buchholz on 15-day DL with strained flexor muscle

    ESPN Boston "The Red Sox have placed right-handed pitcher Clay Buchholz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained flexor muscle in his forearm and promoted rookie left-hander Brian Johnson from Triple-A Pawtucket to take his place on the roster. Johnson, who was scheduled to start for Pawtucket on..." July 12

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    Flexor muscle strain for Buchholz. No timetable yet, but on DL. No ligament damage. Johnson a candidate for rotation.

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    Sean McAdam @Sean_McAdam

    Buchholz left with right elbow tightness, according to Red Sox.

  • Clay Buchholz not worried about trade rumors

    NESN "Clay Buchholz isn’t concerned about whether he’ll follow in the footsteps of Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jake Peavy, among others. Not every July rumor carries weight. Buchholz, the only member of the Boston Red Sox’s 2014 Opening Day rotation to not be traded at last season’s Major League..." July 05

  • Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz not expecting to be traded

    WEEI Boston "With the non-waiver trade deadline just more than a month away, and the Red Sox sitting 9 1/2 games out of first-place in the American League East, it should come as no surprise that potential trade targets are being identified. This year, Clay Buchholz has entered into the rumor mill. The Red..." June 24

  • Clay Buchholz Receives Letter From MLB About Batter’s Box Violation

    NESN "David Ortiz had a good laugh at Clay Buchholz’s disposal Friday. Buchholz received a letter from Major League Baseball regarding a batter’s box violation in the Boston Red Sox’s Opening Day win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The right-hander apparently stepped out of the batter’s box in his..." April 10

  • Curt Schilling on Clay Buchholz' ace potential: 'I don't think he wants to be one'

    Boston Herald "Curt Schilling knows a No. 1 starter when he sees one, and the outspoken ex-Red Sox ace doesn't think Clay Buchholz has the makeup to be a No. 1 starter. "Well, I don't think he wants to be one," Schilling said Wednesday in a conference call to promote ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball. "I think..." April 02

  • Red Sox’s Buchholz, wife helpless after nude phone hack

    New York Post "Few things in life are more frustrating than being unable to get even with somebody who wronged you. Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz knows the feeling all too well after his iPhone was hacked last October, and explicit photos of his wife, Lindsay Clubine, went viral on the Internet. “Lindsay..." February 25

  • Buchholz hopes to avoid 'misfortune' in 2015 season

    CSN New England "If there were ever a year for Clay Buchholz to step forward and fully realize his potential, this would be the one. As currently constituted, the Red Sox lack a certifiable No. 1 starter for their rotation and Buchholz would seem perfectly suited to assume that role. Buchholz has flashed..." February 19

  • Clay Buchholtz's Wife -- I'VE BEEN HACKED ... Those Pics Were For My Husband ONLY

    TMZ "The wife of Boston Red Sox star Clay Buchholtz says she's the latest victim in the nude photo hacking scandal -- and tells TMZ Sports the racy photos were ONLY meant to be seen by her husband. We spoke with Lindsay Clubine -- a former "Deal or No Deal" briefcase model -- who tells us she was..." October 16

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    #RedSox will indeed start Buchholz on Wednesday. No word on corresponding move as yet.

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    Tim Britton @TimBritton

    Buchholz's next start will be with the Red Sox. Date to be determined.

  • Clay Buchholz will make at least one more rehab start

    Hardball Talk "Clay Buchholz had a shaky first minor-league rehab start Saturday at Triple-A, allowing three runs in 4.2 innings, and today the Red Sox announced that he’ll make at least one more start in the minors before coming off the disabled list. Alex Speier of reports that the Red Sox want him..." June 16

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    Boston Red Sox @RedSox

    The Red Sox today placed RHP Clay Buchholz on the 15-day DL (retroactive to yesterday) due to a hyperextended left knee.

  • Farrell: No decision on Buchholz's next start

    ESPN Boston "No decision has been made on whether struggling Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz will make his next start, manager John Farrell said Tuesday, citing a new concern that Buchholz may have hyperextended his left knee while making a pitch the day before. Television cameras on Monday showed..." May 27

  • Juan Nieves sees ‘very encouraging’ early signs from Clay Buchholz

    WEEI Boston "Among the many offseason stops made by Red Sox pitching coach Juan Nieves as he checked on his pitchers throughout the country, there were intriguing particularly signs when he stopped at the University of Texas. Nieves caught up there with right-handers Brandon Workman and Clay Buchholz, where..." February 09

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    Alex Speier @alexspeier

    Farrell says on @WEEI that Buchholz is available for tonight and tomorrow.

  • Give credit to Clay Buchholz

    Boston Herald "There was Curt Schilling and his bloody sock gutting out a win-or-die Game 6 in the 2004 ALCS, and there was Pedro Martinez with his bad back pitching six no-hit innings of relief in the decisive Game 5 of the 1999 Division Series against Cleveland. And then there was Clay Buchholz last night..." October 28

  • Buchholz hoping injury won’t hinder him in Game 4

    New York Post "Clay Buchholz is banking that his right shoulder won’t be a problem on Sunday. “It’s going to be my first World Series experience being on the field,” said the Red Sox right-hander, who will be opposed by Lance Lynn in Game 4, with Boston trailing St. Louis two games to one after the Cardinals’..." October 27

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    Clay Buchholz says he'll start Game 4 Sunday in St. Louis #RedSox

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    Lou Merloni @LouMerloni

    Just watched Buchholz throw about 10-15 uncomfortable throws on flat ground. That didn't look good

  • Buchholz admits to arm fatigue, eyeing Game 4 start

    WEEI Boston "After the Red Sox’ 8-1 win over the Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series Clay Buchholz offered an update for his status for the rest of the series. The Red Sox righty explained that his goal was now to pitch in Game 4 which moves Jake Peavy into the start for Game 3 in St. Louis. While..." October 24

  • Sox expect Buchholz to be ready despite "physical issues"

    WEEI Boston "According to multiple team sources the Red Sox “fully expect” Clay Buchholz to be ready to make his next scheduled start which would presumably be in Game 3 of the World Series against the Cardinals in St. Louis. While a source suggested there are some physical issues Buchholz is dealing with..." October 23

  • Clay Buchholz, time to deliver

    Boston Herald "Tomorrow Clay Buchholz takes what could be his best and last shot this season at making folks use his name and the word “ace” in the same sentence. It’s been a while which means his timing could not be much worse. Buchholz’ omission is made even more glaring since the talk of this American..." October 18

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    Buchholz says there is nothing holding him back physically at this point. #RedSox

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    Sean McAdam @Sean_McAdam

    Farrell notes Peavy and Buchholz will throw in sim game Wed. "Make of that what you will." Virtually guarantees Lester Game 1 Lackey Game 2

  • Pedro Martinez lauds Clay Buchholz

    Boston Herald "How’s this for an endorsement of the way Clay Buchholz pitched Tuesday night in his first start in three months? Pedro Martinez said not even he could have done better after such a long layoff. “Right away to have a feel for the ball and put it where I wanted to? No” Martinez said prior to..." September 12

  • Clay Buchholz, Red Sox shut down Rays 2-0

    Boston Herald "Perhaps John Farrell merely was trying to diminish expectations. More likely he really didn’t know what to expect. Regardless this is what the Red Sox manager said Sunday in anticipation of Clay Buchholz’ return to the mound tonight: “We really can’t expect that he’d come back and pitch to the..." September 11

  • Clay Buchholz to start Tuesday for Red Sox

    Boston Herald "Clay Buchholz' long nightmare is over. After missing three months with a shoulder injury that seemed like it would never heal Buchholz is slated to start Tuesday night's series opener against the Rays in St. Petersburg Fla. As one final tuneup he threw a bullpen session here today. "Mentally..." September 08

  • Clay Buchholz to rejoin rotation on Tuesday

    Boston Herald "Clay Buchholz pitched 32⁄3 innings and allowed two runs on four hits in his third and final rehab start for Pawtucket last night. Barring any setbacks from the shoulder injury that has sidelined him since June 8 Buchholz should start Tuesday in the opener of a three-game series at Tampa..." September 06

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    Rob Bradford @bradfo

    (If no setbacks) If Buchholz able to make Sept. 4 rehab start (the day his wife is sked to be induced) lines up for return Sept. 10 in TB

  • Buchholz to make next rehab start Friday

    Boston Globe "Clay Buchholz will make his second rehab start Friday with either the Triple A Pawtucket Red Sox or the Double A Portland Sea Dogs. In his first action since going on the disabled list June 18 (retroactive to June 9) Buchholz threw 0.2 innings Sunday for the Single A Lowell Spinners. “He..." August 28

  • Red Sox's Clay Buchholz shaky in injury rehab outing

    CBS Sports "Clay Buchholz emerged beaten up from his injury-rehabilitation start for Class A Lowell on Sunday but the part Boston is hanging its red socks on is that Buchholz seemed fine physically. The right-hander who could be the key to Boston's September lasted only two-thirds of an inning throwing 38..." August 26

  • Clay Buchholz to begin minor-league rehab assignment on Sunday

    CBS Sports "Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz who hasn't started since June 8 because of a strained right bursa sac (shoulder) is finally set to begin a minor-league rehab assignment. On Sunday Buchholz will begin his stint when he starts for short-season Lowell reports's Ian Browne. He's slated to..." August 25

  • Clay Buchholz eyes minor step

    Boston Herald "Mark your calendars: Clay Buchholz could make his first minor league rehab start Sunday. In the latest stage of his protracted recovery from shoulder inflammation Buchholz threw 46 pitches here yesterday in a three-inning simulated game. The Red Sox’ All-Star right-hander faced righties David..." August 21