Clay Buchholz Expected to Make Three Rehab Starts Before Returning to Rotation (Video)


Those itching to see Clay Buchholz back on the mound will have to hold on a little while longer. Manager John Farrell said Thursday that Buchholz will likely make two more minor league rehab starts before returning to the major league roster.

The right-hander struggled last Sunday in his first rehab start, walking three batters and allowing three runs (one earned) in 2/3 of an inning for Low-A Lowell. He’s expected to take the hill again this Friday at either Double-A or Triple-A and make one additional start next week before — if all goes to plan — making his return to the majors.

For more on Buchholz’s rehab efforts, check out the video above.

Aetna Strikeouts for A Cause

For every strikeout by a Red Sox pitcher at Fenway Park in June, Aetna will donate $250 to Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. Through June 25, the donation mark stands at $30,000.

Through their continued efforts in the local community, Aetna is helping to build a healthier world -- one city and one strikeout at a time.

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