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Clay Buchholz says he has “finally turned a corner” in his recovery from neck, shoulder pain

Jul 3, 2013, 7:58 PM EDT

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Evan Drellich, beat writer for MassLive.com, tells the story:

BOSTON — Maybe Clay Buchholz will need just one rehab start after all.

That’s a scenario the Red Sox right-hander suggested was possible Wednesday, on a day he said he felt like he had “finally turned a corner” in his recovery from right-shoulder bursitis. He threw from about 100 feet on flat ground, and would need to get to 120 feet before stepping on a mound.

“I feel like I am finally getting close to feeling pretty much normal now,” Buchholz told reporters following Wednesday afternoon’s 100-foot throwing session. “So the last few days of throwing are encouraging. I’m finally able to clear my head a little bit and go about it as just getting back to getting off the mound.”

Buchholz has not pitched in a game since June 8 due to neck and shoulder discomfort.

The hope is that he’ll be ready to return to the Red Sox rotation shortly after the All-Star break.

  1. tfbuckfutter - Jul 3, 2013 at 8:01 PM

    http://web.mst.edu/~price/cs53/ws12/dr-nick.gif

    Red Sox head trainer agrees.

  2. sknut - Jul 3, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    …let me guess…he got a divorce?

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