Here’s wishing Clay and his new honey hours of intense, passionate .
Like a distant tide, you can almost smell baseball season.
he has entered another of the epic slumps that plagued him earlier this season and each day his batting average, the respect he is given by opposing pitchers and his importance to our lineup shrink.
He is starting to round into form and the fact that he knows that he is here to stay (Brad Penny, meet Waivers) even when the other guys start to come back has just made him more secure in his stuff and ready to pitch each time he gets the ball.The pitching is there and wins are not going to be far behind. When is it that we will finally get Ortiz’ once again rotting corpse out of the lineup.AKA Clayton Daniel Buchholz Born: 14-Aug-1984Birthplace: Nederland, TXGender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Baseball Nationality: United States Executive summary: Pitcher, Boston Red Sox Pitched a no-hitter, 1 September 2007, on his second major league start.Father: Skip Buchholz Mother: Robin Girlfriend: Erica Ellyson (Penthouse Pet, together 2008)Wife: Lindsay Clubine (model, m. Then Josh Beckett goes down with a bad back, meaning Clay’s odds of starting just got a whole lot better.
And if that’s not enough, Clay is dating Penthouse Pet of the Year Erica Ellyson!The texts start going out and coming in: “meet up b4 game? buddies start making plans to come home, and beer sales go through the effing roof.Whatever the signs are for you, because it is unique and personal to each of us, one thing is as certain as taxes: Father Fenway comes out of his winter hibernation Sunday.The biggest blogosphere buzz on the Boston Red Sox the last few days, fortunately, has to do with the personal life of one of the team’s up-and-coming pitchers.(Thanks to devoted reader Caesar for sending this our way!With Buchholz shoring up one of those spots in anticipation of the returns of Tim Wakefield and Daisuke Matsuzaka, the future looks a lot brighter than it did lat week.