Sox Win With Buchholz Start, Bailey Finish
Clay Buchholz gave up one run in seven innings, lowering his ERA to 1.73, in the Red Sox 6-2 win over Chicago. Buchholz is now the ERA king in the American League.
He didn't have his best stuff while throwing 113 pitches. Still, Buchholz scattered 5 hits, walked thrree and struck out 4. With his 7-0 record Buchholz is now tied for most wins in the AL.
In his first game back off the DL Andrew Bailey pitched the ninth inning in a non-save situation. He gave up a home run to Paul Konerko but wound up throwing 9 strikes in the 11 pitches he threw.