Buchholz, Cabrera named International League All-Stars

Clay Buchholz isn’t heading to Boston just yet, but he is headed to Portland, Ore., to represent the Pawtucket Red Sox in the 2009 International League All-Star game.

Buchholz, the overall leader in the IL fan voting, is 5-1 with a 1.90 ERA, 75 strikeouts to go with 24 walks for the PawSox this season. The righthanded starter will be joined by PawSox reliever Fernando Cabrera, who is 0-1 with a 1.03 ERA and 16 saves to go along with 36 strikeouts in 35 innings for Pawtucket.

The IL standouts will take on the Pacific Coast League’s All-Stars in the 22d annual Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15 in Portland, Ore. First pitch is set for 4:05 p.m. EDT and can be seen live on ESPN2.


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