Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/9/12
Editor's note: NESN.com is going to tell the story of the 2012 Red Sox in Bobby Valentine’s words. Each game day, we will select the best Valentine quote that sums up the day for the Red Sox. After the game, standing at his locker and answering to the media, Josh Beckett looked despondent and his eyes appeared to be red as he spoke in an understated, monotone voice about his latest poor effort starting for the Red Sox. With eight runs allowed -- including three home runs -- over five-plus innings of work, there's no getting around the fact that...

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