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
Maybe Clay Needs More Weight Around His Neck on Hot Summer Nights?
He Was Just 17, You Know What I Mean: Pedroia Streak Over, Markakis, Too
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:

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Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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