Clay Buchholz is pitching this weekend, Red Sox manager John Farrell says, again
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Oct 24, 2013
Red Sox manager John Farrell reiterated Wednesday that Clay Buchholz will be in the starting rotation when the World Series goes to St. "After he got through his work yesterday, I felt like the overriding thing was an additional day of rest for him," Red Sox manager John Farrell said of Buchholz. "He's going to go Sunday." "After we went through some work today, [Buchholz] did throw a little bit in the outfield, we'll probably look to give him every extra day we can, and that would point to Sunday being Game 4," Farrell said Wednesday night. Manager John Farrell had not named a starter after John Lackey in Game 2, leading to speculation about whether Buchholz or Jake Peavy would go in Game 3. Peavy will go in Game 3, leaving Buchholz with just one remaining start the rest of the way. The reason for the switch is that Buchholz, who missed three months earlier this season with a right bursa sac strain, is dealing with shoulder fatigue. "Right now, he's scheduled to pitch on the weekend over in St. Louis.
Although John Farrell hasn't officially revealed the order of his starting pitchers for the first two World Series games in St. Louis, right-hander Clay Buchholz told reporters on Wednesday that he is being lined up for Game 4 on Sunday.