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Clay Buchholz reacts before he is pulled from the game in the top of the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins on May 19, 2010 at Fenway Park
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Buchholz Will Be the Ace When the 2011 Pursuit Begins

Boston 3, Minnesota 2 | Clay Keeps Twins Bats Cold
Hello All-Star: Since Aug. 19, Clay's 11 Wins are the Most by Any AL Pitcher
Love to Have a Fastball, Slider, Curve, and Change. Sincerely J. Papelbon
Beckett Back on the DL, Sox Wish They Could Have Contract Extension Back
That Single Run: Beltre, Hermida, and Bill Hall Share the Win
So Was That Another Sell Out at Soggy Fenway Last Night?
Vote Bard for Closer in 2011

"You go out there and throw eight innings and go back out for the ninth, and I almost felt like I let the team down because I couldn’t make it through the ninth ... I think anybody on the staff can take the responsibility to pick up the rotation. I definitely wanted to go out and get deep into the game." -- Clay Buchholz, the deep threat for starters



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He Stands and Delivers Again

Hooray for Mr. May: .358 Ave., 1.089 OPS, 7 Homers, 17 RBIs
Let Ortiz Keep Proving People Wrong and Popping Them Over the Wall
Francona on WEEI.com: 'Blindsided' By Lowell, Won't Talk About Loafing Papi

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Boston Herald:

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ProJo:

Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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