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Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

Clay Buchholz still hasn’t proven anything

TORONTO — There simply isn’t any clarity regarding Boston’s pitching situation for next season. It makes for an uneasy feeling for fans, for the pitchers, for the people making what could be very important decisions that will impact the 2015 Red Sox.

It starts with the guy on the mound Monday night at Rogers Centre — Clay Buchholz, who pitched, well, like Clay Buchholz used to pitch. And it also has to do with the guy who couldn’t close out the game in the ninth — Koji Uehara, whom the Sox didn’t trade because they want him back as their closer, but who has been looking awfully tired lately and acknowledged that he’s having trouble locating his splitter.

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