Clay Buchholz of the Boston Red Sox throws against the Miami Marlins during interleague play at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Clay Buchholz Recovering From Esophagitis

The Red Sox righthander will miss at least a couple of starts while on the DL for internal bleeding.

  • Live
4 Total Updates since June 26, 2012
  • Important 1
  • Updates 3
  • Articles 1
  • All Updates 4

Clay Buchholz Returns To Red Sox

Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz has re-joined the team's staring rotation after recovering from an illness. The team activated him from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and he's expected to start against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Buchholz has struggled this season with a 5.53 ERA in just over 86 innings, but the Red Sox will still be happy to have him back in the rotation.

He went on the disabled list back in June with Esophagitis, which caused erosion of his esophagus and gastrointestinal bleeding. He's since recovered to the point of being able to pitch. Mauro Gomez will go back to Triple-A to make room for Buchholz on the 25-man roster.

Boston is 10 games back of the New York Yankees in the AL East, and is chasing the Los Angeles Angels in the Wild Card race.

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.