According to Rob Bradford on Twitter, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said during a radio interview that right handed starting pitcher Clay Buchholz will take the mound in either Game 3 or Game 4 in the World Series.
Game 1 of the World Series kicks off tonight as the grudge match between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox in the biggest series in baseball continues.
These two teams will meet for the fourth time in baseball history to see who will become the new champions. Right now the Cardinals lead that all-time series 2-1, having met in 1946, 1967 and 2004.
Cardinals were able to take the first two series’ against the Red Sox four games to three each before being swept in 2004.
Now Clay Buchholz and company are looking to tie the all-time series at two a piece with the game one and two starting off in Boston. So Buchholz will see his starts in St. Louis and will have to bat.
The Red Sox are going to be looking for another sweep against the Cardinals, but that should be a tougher task to do the second time around considering the depth they have in their starting rotation and bullpen. Oh and don’t forget Carlos Beltran.
Buchholz has supposedly dealing with a physical issue but he’s ready to go. We will see if this is still an issue, whatever it may be that’s bothering him, when it’s his time to take the mound.
Farrell on @WEEI: Buchholz pitch either Game 3 or 4. “He’s ready to go”
— Rob Bradford (@bradfo) October 23, 2013