Nerves of Clay
Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz walks off the field after a rough 1st inning giving up 2 runs in his 1st start since coming back up from Pawtucket.
(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

It's a Return for the Worse as Clay's Not Ready for Prime Time

Friday Night Box: Baltimore 7, Boston 3
Globe: Slow Start for Buchholz
For Eddings and a Sox Funeral: 'The Worst Call in History'; Take a Look
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Time to Toss 'Em: Another Day, Another Couple of Fans Reach Out and Grab Fair Balls
Mora the Same: Year In, Year Out Melvin Kills Sox
Manny Beaning Mora: That Might Have Been Delcarmen's Best Pitch
Run Driver Wanted: Need Drew of June Back in the Lineup Soon
More Coco Woes: Add Forearm Injury to Nomar Crisp's List
From Fan Insults to Injury: Lugo Gets MRI on Quad
Standing O for Jay Payton... Not
Postgame Sighting at Sonsie: John Mayer

"Sitting in the back of the clubhouse, Ramírez looked up at the television and saw himself being discussed on ESPN's 'Pardon the Interruption.' The picture was of Ramírez with a cellphone in the Green Monster from Wednesday's game. 'Pizza Hut,' he said jokingly. Ramírez added that he was using Cora's cellphone. Cora just smiled " -- 7.11.08, Boston Globe Red Sox Notebook. Tito talks about Manny's Wall Call on PTI

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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