In leading the Red Sox to victory in Chicago during the final game of a nine-game road trip last night, Clay Buchholz ran his early-season record to 7-0.
The wiry right-hander's white-hot start, which includes a 1.73 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 72.2 innings, is one of the best in franchise history. It also has Red Sox fans wondering, is Buchholz ready to join the list of elite pitchers in Red Sox annals?
These are the guys who didn't just win big games, but had the ballpark buzzing before they even walked in from the bullpen.
Today's Sox in Six focuses on the most electric Red Sox pitchers of the past half-century (in chronological order):