According to MLB, Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz has been diagnosed with esophagitis. This is actually good news for the Sox, as there was reason for serious concern because Buchholz was recently hospitalized due to intestinal bleeding. It is said that the esophagitis led to the bleeding, and Buchholz is expected to make a full recovery. He is currently on the 15-day disabled list due to the hospitalization.
Buchholz is currently 8-2, with a 5.53 ERA.
Clay Buchholz has esophagitis which led to erosion of esophagus and associated gastrointestinal bleed. He is expected to make full recovery.
— MLB (@MLB) June 26, 2012