Red Sox
The Red Sox are being very careful about how many innings Clay Buchholz (who will start on Wednesday for the first time since his no-hitter) pitches, and it remains unclear what his role will be with the team in October. Will the team loosen the inning-count rules in the postseason and turn him into a possible stopper in the bullpen (think K-Rod with the Angels in 2003)? Or will he be only available for extremely limited duty?
4. The Clay rules
The Red Sox are being very careful about how many innings Clay Buchholz (who will start on Wednesday for the first time since his no-hitter) pitches, and it remains unclear what his role will be with the team in October. Will the team loosen the inning-count rules in the postseason and turn him into a possible stopper in the bullpen (think K-Rod with the Angels in 2003)? Or will he be only available for extremely limited duty?
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