Red Sox RHP Buchholz returns from stomach illness


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz has re-joined the rotation after being sidelined by a stomach illness.

Buchholz was activated from the 15-day disabled list before Saturday night's game at Tampa Bay. He last pitched on June 19.

To make room on the 25-man roster, infielder Mauro Gomez was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.