Red Sox place Buchholz on 15-day DL

The Boston Red Sox have placed right-handed pitcher Clay

Buchholz on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to what manager

Bobby Valentine called a “gastrointestinal issue.”

Valentine said Buchholz had gone to the hospital recently to

deal with the problem and has not been with the team the past two


Boston is planning to activate Aaron Cook from the 15-day DL to

start Sunday against the Braves.

Cook was placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 6 after

suffering a left knee laceration when he was spiked covering home