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If you were looking for a low point in the Boston Globe's ongoing coverage of the Boston Globe's version of the Boston Red Sox collapse, look no further! (We hope!) The paper now has a slideshow entitled "Did the Red Sox pack on the pounds?" More »
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This season with the Boston Red Sox wasn't the only time Josh Beckett tried to leave the dugout and go back up to the clubhouse for some fried chicken and beer with a side of video games.
Back in 2003, Beckett and teammate Brad Penny did much the same thing when they played for the Florida Marlins. That's according to Jack McKeon, who was in his first stint as Marlins manager...
Josh Beckett’s habit of hanging around the clubhouse during games is nothing new, according to former Florida Marlins manager Jack McKeon.
Jack McKeon locked Josh Beckett out of the club house to keep him on the bench in 2003.
The Boston Globe story on the Red Sox's September collapse included a lot of semidamning revelations, among them that starters John Lackey, Josh Beckett, and Jon Lester ate fried chicken and drank beer while playing video games in the clubhouse during Sox games. Quelle dommage! Apparently Terry Francona lost control of the team because he was...
The Boston Globe reported Wednesday morning that a handful of Red Sox pitchers regularly drank beers and hung out in the clubhouse during games. Apparently that is nothing new for veteran pitcher Josh Beckett. Former Marlins manager Jack McKeon told The Palm Beach Post that he had to lock the clubhouse during games for his [...]
Boston Red Sox starters Josh Beckett, Jon Lester and John Lackey wwre drinking beer and playing video games in the clubhouse during games as the team spiraled into the biggest September collapse in major league history, the Boston Globe reported Wednesday.
The report cited numerous unidentified sources at multiple levels of the organization and also said manager Terry Francona...
Shortly after the Red Sox completed their historic collapse on the final day of the season, the reports of clubhouse problems emerged. Some Red Sox pitchers were accused of drinking beer during games. Adrian Gonzalez complained about the team’s arduous schedule. David Ortiz said some players probably didn’t care about the team losing. Apparently those [...]
From Boston.com:With their team in peril and their manager losing his authority, three Red Sox pitchers last month were uniquely positioned to prevent the greatest September collapse in major league history. All the Sox needed was Josh Beckett, Jon Lester, and John Lackey to apply the skills and commitment that previously made them World Series champions.
Instead, Boston’s three...
Three of the Boston Red Sox's starting pitchers drank beer, ate fast-food fried chicken and played video games in the clubhouse in the midst of the team's historic September collapse, the Boston Globe reported Wednesday.
The report identifies pitchers Josh Beckett, Jon Lester and John Lackey as the main culprits, claiming the three began the practice during games late in...
As Boston Red Sox fans struggle to grasp what happened to their team during their historic collapse in September, the Boston Globe has done an in-depth investigation and now points fingers at starting pitchers, Josh Beckett, Jon Lester and John Lackey.
The paper reports that during the final month of the season, in the midst of the team’s monumental collapse, the three...
Ok! Josh Beckett, Jon Lester.& John Lackey, partied in the Red Sox Clubhouse during games, paying no attention to the games at hand. Fast Food Chicken was ordered. These guys also got heavier & couldn't last in games.Now, both Theo Epstein & Tito Francona are gone, with Francona's Marriage falling apart after nearly 30 Years. Back to the drawing board for the...
The Globe's Bob Hohler has a doozy of a story about your 2011 Boston Red Sox. Aside from outing Josh Beckett, Jon Lester, John Lackey and Clay Buchholz as beer-drinking, chicken and biscuit-eating, video game-playing quitters, Hohler dropped a bombshell about Terry Francona:
Team sources also expressed concern that Francona’s performance may have been affected by his use...
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With their team in peril and their manager losing his authority, three Red Sox pitchers last month were uniquely positioned to prevent the greatest September collapse in major league history. All the Sox needed was Josh Beckett, Jon Lester, and John Lackey to apply the skills and commitment that previously made them World Series champions.