Originally posted on Ted's Army  |  Last updated 3/4/12

Most of us wonder what the team of Beckett/Saltalamacchia will look like this season. With Tek retired, Beckett has no choice but to pitch to Salty, a practice that he is not used to. The pair hooked up only twice last season and it was ugly. Tim Britton of the Projo pointed out that Beckett allowed 12 earned runs in the 18 innings these two worked together.

"I think it's very important," manager Bobby Valentine said. "Very challenging for him to be on page with anybody who is going to be catching him.... We're going to try to prep that team within the team the best that we can, knowing it's going to be a project that will evolve as the season continues. It won't be a completed project in spring training, I don't believe."

Great, this is going to take more that another month. Does everything have to revolve around Beckett and his ******** about his catchers? They have to get this damn thing taken care of quickly and make sure they are on the same page beginning in April. They are big boys, they can figure it out.

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