Tigers @ Dodgers April 9, 2014: Beckett is Back

As the Dodgers go for the two-game sweep against the Tigers, the biggest story is tonight’s starting pitcher. After a long road back from thoracic outlet syndrome surgery (and temporary setbacks after shutting his thumb in a door and turning his ankle), Josh Beckett returns to action tonight. Even though I’ve written about him multiple times, I honestly have no idea what to expect...
Via Dodgers Digest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Josh Beckett will make return tonight

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett will return to the big league rotation tonight, just in time to face Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers. It's been a long road for the right-hander with a number of twists and turns, but there's no doubt he's happy to be back.Steve Dilbeck of the Los Angeles Times chronicled the path back to the mound for Beckett...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Josh Beckett leaves rehab start injured

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett is trying to recover from a sprained thumb. He made a rehab start for the Class A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Friday night but left in the fifth inning after trying to field a bunt. SB Nation's Dodgers Minor League Report says that Beckett aggravated his ankle that had given him problems a few weeks ago but recently started to feel...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Beckett leaves rehab start with injury

Dodgers starter Josh Beckett made his scheduled rehab start with Class A Rancho Cucamonga on Friday, but walked off with a trainer after a failed attempt to field a bunt, Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times reports. Jesus Galindo laid down a bunt leading off the fifth inning and reached safely as Beckett injured himself. Overall, Beckett allowed three runs on five hits and three walks...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Josh Beckett to make rehab start today

Josh Beckett has been dealing with a thumb issue since the middle of March.  He had to cut his first start of the Spring short when his thumb started bothering him.  After that game it was ruled a thumb contusion.  Beckett is slowly making his way back and it continues today.  Ken Gurnick of tweets: Ryu, Maholm and Greinke start against SF. Beckett in a Minor League...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers rumors: Josh Beckett claims the fifth spot in the rotation

General Manager Don Mattingly confirmed Saturday that Josh Beckett will be the fifth man in the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting rotation. While it had never been announced as competition for the final spot in the rotation, Beckett beat out new signee Paul Maholm and youngster Chad Billingsley.Beckett has been with the Dodgers for the last two season after coming over from the Boston...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Josh Beckett cuts start short with thumb issue

According to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times, Josh Beckett was forced to come out of his first start today early due to a thumb injury. His injury was later described as a thumb contusion. Josh Beckett left the game after three innings because of soreness in his right thumb. He was scheduled to pitch four.— Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) March 14, 2014 Josh Beckett...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Beckett slams thumb in door, is latest casualty of ‘Bizarre MLB Injury’ curse

Another day, another major league baseball player suffers another bizarre injury. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett may miss a spring training start or two because of an injured right thumb. A thumb injury is not an uncommon malady to befall a pitcher, but the nature in which Beckett hurt it is what makes it […] The post Josh Beckett slams thumb in door, is latest casualty...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 13, 2014  |  1 Comment

Best case for Dodgers' Josh Beckett following major offseason surgery

Finally, we have some reports of Josh Beckett throwing off a mound, and reporting he can feel his hand.Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is no joke. Imagine you had made $100 million from age 21-33. Your job is great fun when things go well, but things get very dark when they don't. Lately, you've been bad at your job because of this syndrome. Your choices are to retire on...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckett rips Boston sports culture

Josh Beckett was traded from the Red Sox to the Dodgers, but he got in some parting shots on his former organization's environment.

August 29, 2012  |  1 Comment

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