Saturday, September 01, 2007

A Star Is Born - Buchholz Pitches a Gem

A star is born. The lanky Red Sox righthander, Clay Buchholz, called up for a spot start, fired a no-hitter tonight to baffle the Baltimore Orioles 10-0.

Buchholz fanned nine, walked three, and hit a batter. Dustin Pedroia saved the no-no with a miraculous diving backhander to rob Miguel Tejada earlier on a groundball up the middle.

As I've written before, he reminds me of a young Jim Palmer. Let's hope so.

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