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Cardinal Rule: Win Today ... And Pray For Clay

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Boston Rules: No Moving Cars, Or Slow Walking on Sidewalks
This From Jon Heyman: Buchholz May Be Out Amid Health Concern
Watch Buchholz Lobbing Balls in the Outfield Before Game 1
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Neither Do Beltran or Molina
Game 1 Updates All Night

"Peavy and Buchholz will pitch over in St. Louis, we're still working through which day each guy will go. And I know there's been a lot of buzz on Clay's physical condition, 'Where's he at? What's taken place the last couple of starts?' He's ready to go and he will start... 'Is he healthy?' Yeah. If he wasn't healthy, and it was to the point of a detriment, either current or long term, we wouldn't even hesitate, we'd pull the plug on it and go in another direction. He's ready to start." -- John Farrell today on the developing Clay Buchholz situation

"There are real concerns about Buchholz's ability to pitch Saturday, according to people familiar with the situation ... If Buchholz can't make the Saturday start, Felix Doubront would take his place. Doubront threw a surprise simulated game Tuesday at Fenway to prepare in case Buchholz can't make it." -- Jon Heyman on the developing Clay Buchholz situation

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Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole


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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