The win brought Buchholz to 6-0 with a 1.01 ERA on the year. Last year he finished the season at 11-8 with a 4.56 ERA. This year, his K per 9 average is 9.5, compared to 6.8 for his career.
The idea that Buchholz's success this year might not all be fairly gained was first floated by Blue Jays' broadcaster (and former professional pitcher) Dirk Hayhurst:
Could be rosin, could be something else. Looked awfully fishy, is all. twitter.com/TheGarfoose/st…— Dirk Hayhurst (@TheGarfoose) May 2, 2013
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