If there was a timetable, I think the postseason would be where I'd want to come back. ... All along they knew something was there so it's good to go to a guy and have him be so forward with it. It's not a career-threatening thing ... [A]t least I know there's something there and I'm not just a big wuss.Team physician Dr. Thomas Gill says there is "absolutely a chance [Buchholz could pitch in the post-season], I just don't know how big that chance is". ... Terry Francona expressed a similar thought: "It hasn't been ruled out. We don't know. If you see him pitch, he's OK."
Jed Lowrie went 1-for-3 as Pawtucket's DH last night. He will work out at Fenway today and play for the PawSox on Thursday and Friday.
Josh Beckett said he was "dead" after throwing 85 pitches in six innings last night.
I was gassed in the sixth inning. ... I had to throw a lot. When you've got to go warm up twice -- and I was actually staying warm during [the delays], throwing in the cage and stuff -- it definitely wore on me. It was humid, too.SoSH: Tim Bogar. Yup, he still sucks.