Buchholz Misses Bullpen Session, Will be Re-examined Friday

Ken Bell

kbell@abc6.com

Sox starter Clay Buchholz did not throw a bullpen session today as planned.  He is still experiencing soreness in his neck and shoulder.  He will be re-examined on Friday.

       BOSTON (AP) _ Already with the most wins in the American League, the Boston Red Sox will get a big boost to start the second half of the season.

        “The most important thing for us is that we get off the road, we get back into this ballpark and feed off the energy of the people here in Fenway,'' manager John Farrell said Thursday as his first-place team went through an optional workout before a weekend series against the New York Yankees.

        “We're looking forward to the start of this homestand.''

        The Red Sox, an American League-best 58-39 at the break (after winning just 69 games last season), play 13 of their next 16 games at home, where they are 31-16 this season.

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       BOSTON (AP) _ Already with the most wins in the American League, the Boston Red Sox will get a big boost to start the second half of the season.
        “The most important thing for us is that we get off the road, we get back into this ballpark and feed off the energy of the people here in Fenway,'' manager John Farrell said Thursday as his first-place team went through an optional workout before a weekend series against the New York Yankees.
        “We're looking forward to the start of this homestand.''
        The Red Sox, an American League-best 58-39 at the break (after winning just 69 games last season), play 13 of their next 16 games at home, where they are 31-16 this season.
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