Clay Buchholz RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Sox Now Likely To Pick Up Clay Buchholz's $13.5M Option

    Real GM Baseball "The Boston Red Sox may now be likely to pick up the $13.5 million option on Clay Buchholz's contract for the 2017 season. Buchholz was moved to the bullpen, then he returned to the rotation with three very good emergency starts." August 30

  • Clay Buchholz makes case to stay in Red Sox rotation

    Boston Herald "Sleep is overrated for Clay Buchholz. And maybe Clay Buchholz himself is underrated. At least that’s the takeaway from the Red Sox’ 4-3 loss to the Tigers yesterday, a game in which Buchholz deserved the win. He pitched six innings, allowing just one run and no walks. His return to the..." August 19

  • Clay Buchholz believes he’s going to be traded

    WEEI Boston "This might not be the last time Clay Buchholz pitches on the Fenway Park mound, but it sure is starting to feel like his run in Red Sox home whites is facing its finale. Part of the vibe came from the obvious observation as to what Buchholz’s lot in life has become, as he finally pitched for..." July 22

  • Clay Buchholz back to bullpen, but maybe not for long

    Providence Journal "John Farrell has seen little in the way of continuity of names on the Red Sox pitching staff this season. He doesn't expect that to change in the coming days. He's used to it. What the Red Sox manager would like to see is continuity of performance, something of which he's seen little..." July 16

  • Clay Buchholz moved back to Red Sox's bullpen

    NESN "After a lackluster return to the Boston Red Sox’s rotation, Clay Buchholz once again is bound for the bullpen. Buchholz will be shifted back into a relief role for Boston’s final five games before the Major League Baseball All-Star break, manager John Farrell told reporters after Monday’s 12-5..." July 05

  • Clay Buchholz, Boston Red Sox RHP: 'I only gave up 3 earned runs. It wasn't the worst performance I had all year'

    Mass Live "Clay Buchholz provided the media with the most prototypical-Clay Buchholz quote to begin his postgame press conference here at Fenway Park on Saturday. The Red Sox were just crushed 21-2 by the Angels. Buchholz gave up six runs, three earned runs, on seven hits (two homers) and one walk in 4..." July 03

  • Clay Buchholz returns to rotation Wednesday

    Boston Herald "Clay Buchholz is returning to the Red Sox’ starting rotation. After Roenis Elias allowed seven runs in four innings during the Sox’ 8-4 loss to the Mariners last night, manager John Farrell announced he was making yet another change." June 18

  • Clay Buchholz Opens Up About Past, Present and Future

    WEEI Boston "This was going to be Clay Buchholz's day, his turn in the starting rotation. Not this time. It was Eduardo Rodriguez who started and won Tuesday night. And it was Buchholz who watched the entire 6-2 Red Sox win over the Orioles sitting in the bullpen, waiting and wondering. The sting of the..." June 01

  • Red Sox will send struggling Buchholz to bullpen

    NESN "Clay Buchholz officially has been removed from the Boston Red Sox’s starting rotation. The struggling right-hander will be moved to the bullpen, manager John Farrell told reporters Friday afternoon in Toronto, with left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez taking over his spot in the rotation...." May 27

  • Farrell undecided if Buchholz will remain in rotation

    Boston Herald "It’s not official that the Red Sox are going to remove Clay Buchholz from their rotation. But rest assured, it’s a matter of when, and not if, they make that call. It’s not complicated or difficult or wrong to announce the leash has finally run out on Buchholz. Ten starts are enough. His..." May 27

  • 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