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Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz pitches in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore on September 6, 2007. Buchholz pitched three innings to pick up his third win of the year as the Red Sox defeated the Orioles 7-6. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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Clay Daniel Buchholz (born August 14, 1984 in Nederland, Texas) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. On September 1, 2007, he pitched a no-hitter in just his second major league start against the Baltimore Orioles, becoming the third MLB pitcher since 1900 to throw a no-hitter in his first or second major league start. He is the first Red Sox rookie and 17th Red Sox pitcher to pitch a no-hitter.

Raised in Lumberton, Texas, Buchholz played baseball for the local youth baseball leagues, and then for the Lumberton High School Raiders.

Buchholz began his college career in 2004 at McNeese State University. Also that year, he and a hometown friend were arrested for stealing 29 laptop computers from Lumberton Intermediate School, selling many to other students at McNeese. Buchholz later expressed regret, saying "That was a mistake. I was hanging out with the wrong person. But I think it helped me out in the long run." He was subsequently dismissed from the McNeese baseball team.

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