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#11
Clay Buchholz
ERA W-L K
4.33 2-6 62
Team: BostonHt / Wt: 6-3 / 190 NFBC ADP: 322.86
Position: SPBorn: 8/14/1984 Birthplace: Nederland, Texas
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: Supplemental Round by Red Sox (2005)


Latest News
May 16 12:55 PM PT1:55 PM MT2:55 PM CT3:55 PM ET15:55 ET19:55 GMT3:55 12:55 PM MST2:55 PM EST3:25 PM VEN23:55 UAE2:55 PM CT-Buchholz allowed a run and three hits with 11 strikeouts in eight innings of Friday's 2-1 loss in Seattle.
Analysis: Buchholz wasn't stuck with the decision, and he's limited opponents to four runs in 14 1-3 innings over his last two starts after posting a 6.03 ERA through his first six.
Apr. 24 3:25 PM PT4:25 PM MT5:25 PM CT6:25 PM ET18:25 ET22:25 GMT6:25 3:25 PM MST5:25 PM EST5:55 PM VEN2:25 UAE (+1)5:25 PM CT-Buchholz allowed a run and two hits while striking out 10 in six innings of Thursday's loss to Tampa Bay.
Analysis: He didn't get stuck with the decision after consecutive losses in which he'd allowed 20 hits in 9 1-3 innings.
Apr. 13 3:50 PM PT4:50 PM MT5:50 PM CT6:50 PM ET18:50 ET22:50 GMT6:50 3:50 PM MST5:50 PM EST6:20 PM VEN2:50 UAE (+1)5:50 PM CT-Buchholz was rocked by the Yankees on Sunday, giving up a career-worst 10 runs - nine earned - and nine hits, including two homers over 3 1-3 innings of a 14-4 loss.
Analysis: Buchholz has given up seven or more runs 12 times with four of those instances coming against the Yankees.
Apr. 7 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Buchholz threw three-hit ball over seven innings as the Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-0 in an interleague opener Monday.
Analysis: Buchholz (1-0) gave the Red Sox reason to believe they might not need to trade for a No. 1 pitcher - namely Cole Hamels (0-1). The right-hander struck out nine and pitched like the guy who went 12-1 in 2013.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2007 Bos 3 1 0 - 0 4 3 1 22.2 14 6 4 0 10 0 22 1.06 1.59
2008 Bos 2 9 0 - 0 16 15 1 76.0 93 63 57 11 41 1 72 1.76 6.75
2009 Bos 7 4 0 - 0 16 16 0 92.0 91 44 43 13 36 1 68 1.38 4.21
2010 Bos 17 7 0 - 0 28 28 1 173.2 142 55 45 9 67 1 120 1.20 2.33
2011 Bos 6 3 0 - 0 14 14 0 82.2 76 34 32 10 31 1 60 1.29 3.48
2012 Bos 11 8 0 - 0 29 29 2 189.1 187 104 96 25 64 2 129 1.33 4.56
2013 Bos 12 1 0 - 0 16 16 1 108.1 75 23 21 4 36 0 96 1.02 1.74
2014 Bos 8 11 0 - 0 28 28 2 170.1 182 108 101 17 54 2 132 1.39 5.34
2015 Bos 2 6 0 - 0 10 10 0 60.1 62 32 29 5 16 0 62 1.29 4.33
Career 68 50 0 - 0 161 159 8 975.1 922 469 428 94 355 8 761 1.31 3.95

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Bos 28 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
2012 Bos 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2014 Bos 28 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500
2015 Bos 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 162 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2009 Bos Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 6 2 2 1 1 0 3 3.60
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 6 2 2 1 1 0 3 3.60
2013 Bos Total 0 0 0 - 0 4 4 0 20.2 22 11 10 3 8 1 17 4.35
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 7 3 3 1 3 0 5 4.50
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 10.2 12 7 7 2 2 0 10 5.91
    WS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.0 3 1 0 0 3 1 2 0.00
Career 0 0 0 - 0 5 5 0 25.2 28 13 12 4 9 1 20 4.21

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Bos Total 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 426 96 89 92 44.38
Curveball 155 82 74 78.3 16.15
Changeup 146 86 76 79.7 15.21
Split-Finger 2 87 85 86 .21
Cut Fastball 231 92 86 88.2 24.06

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