• Red Sox ace Clay Buchholz making return against Rays on Tuesday night

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Sep 11, 2013
    The Boston Red Sox have gotten along OK without right-hander Clay Buchholz, even though he was the American League's best pitcher through his most recent start June 8. The Boston Red Sox lowered their magic number to 10, getting five shutout innings from Clay Buchholz in a 2-0 victory at Tampa Bay. He was the leading Cy Young candidate among the gamblersST. Clay Buchholz allowed three hits over five innings in his first start since early June and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Tuesday night. If it's hard to remember how successful Buchholz was before his injury, just look at the season Max Scherzer of Detroit is having. • Boston leads the Rays by 8 1/2 in the AL East. Conor Gillaspie made three errors at third base for the Sox. Gomes, who has 15 RBIs over his last 17 games, scored to make it 2-0 later in the fifth on a sacrifice fly by Saltalamacchia that required a leaping catch near the wall by center fielder Desmond Jennings

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