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Clay Buchholz has final spring tuneup

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FORT MYERS, Fla. — If Clay Buchholz gets off to another start this season like he did last, when he went 9-0 with a 1.71 ERA in his first 12 outings, teams may want to consult Bo Greenwell. The Red Sox minor leaguer — son of former Sox outfielder Mike Greenwell — went 3 for 3 with a run scored off Buchholz in a minor league intrasquad game Sunday morning at the team’s spring training complex.

Buchholz, who stayed behind while the rest of the team flew to Baltimore after Saturday’s Grapefruit League finale, went six innings, giving up one run on seven hits and three walks with six strikeouts. Greenwell’s three hits were as many as the Rays could muster off Buchholz in the righthander’s only other six-inning spring outing, March 25.

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