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Buchholz, Beckett close to returns

Updated: July 15, 2010, 8:55 AM ET
By Brendan Hall | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Clay Buchholz, no stranger to demotions to Double-A and Triple-A parks, is hoping this is it.

Sidelined the past three weeks with a pulled hamstring, Buchholz will start for the Pawtucket Red Sox on Friday in Syracuse, on a pitch count he estimated to be around 60. And then, if all goes to plan, he'll be right back up with the big leaguers for his next turn in the rotation.

"I said throughout spring training I don't want to go back down," Buchholz cracked to reporters following ...

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