BOSTON -- Clay Buchholz, on the DL since June 17, threw from flat ground at Fenway Park and may throw a side session later this week, another step in his recovery from a stress fracture in his lower back.
"Clay did very well, and he's . . . hopefully in line for a side session later this week," manager Terry Francona said Tuesday. "We'll see how he bounces back tomorrow. When he gets to this activity level, we want to see how he bounces back."
Lou Merloni tells you why he’s rooting for the Indians to win the World Series and not the Cubs.
LOS ANGELES - Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Chicago Cubs moved one win from their first World Series trip in 71 years by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday.
The Cubs grabbed a 3-2 lead in the NL Championship Series and will have two chances to wrap up that elusive pennant back home at Wrigley Field.
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