Originally posted on Ted's Army  |  Last updated 5/11/12

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Red Sox after playing the Red Sox. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Cleveland.


Above is a photo posted on Let's Go Tribe which depicts Beckett's rehab assignment. Clever.

The Indians took advantage of a sub-par outing from Josh Beckett, drove the ball over the yard, avoided a few hazards along the way, and won in regulation.

Beckett was making his first start since reports of an ill-timed golf outing leaked to the Boston media. Had the Red Sox made the playoffs last, no one probably would have cared. Had the Red Sox been in first place or close to, it would have barely registered on the outrage scale. But because of the historic collapse last season, in which Beckett played an infamous part, and because Boston entered tonight's game in last place, the story made a fanbase already ouchy even angrier. And after Beckett walked off the mound in the third inning, he did so to a standing boo.

Let's Go Tribe

I've had enough of this talk but it makes for good blogging. Beckett sucked, which made the situation that much worse and that much better for Cleveland.

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