PLAYING TIME: Buchholz, Lewis on their way back


Buchholz pronounces himself fit

Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz (RHP, BOS) has pronounced himself fit to rejoin the Boston rotation. He is expected to get his first start next Saturday, July 14. This has been a year of reckoning of sorts for Buchholz, who, when healthy, has heretofore been able to post stats that outpace his skill level, most notably in 2010, when he was 17-7 with a 2.33 ERA, despite a 4.15 xERA.

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