Sunday, September 7, 2014

Buchholz Resurgence Continues; Sox Win, 4-3

 (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
For about a month now, Clay Buchholz has been a different pitcher—and that's a good thing. Finally reigning in his fastball command, Buchholz has thrown at least three straight stellar starts. Last night, he went 6.1 innings—giving up just two earned runs—in an eventual 4-3 Boston win. The Red Sox put up solo tallies in the first four innings—paced by Dustin Pedroia, Yoenis Cespedes, Will Middlebrooks and Christian Vazquez. The Valentine Magic Number is now down to 7.