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2014 Dodgers In Review: SP Josh Beckett

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB 20 115.2 22.5% 8.2% 2.88 4.33 3.73 0.2 What Happened In 2014: Contributed, when nobody expected it. Entering the season, nobody expected much out of Josh Beckett. He ended 2013 with major surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, removing a rib to relieve nerve pressure in his pitching shoulder. It was a major procedure, one that ends careers for a lot...
Via Dodgers Digest
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Josh Beckett a Hall-of-Famer?

When Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, a biography was released and several biopics were put into production. One of the films, penned by wordsmith Aaron Sorkin, is set to unfold in three acts, focusing on the launch of the original Macintosh, NeXT, and the reveal of the iPod. Sorkin’s belief is that rather than telling an origin story following Jobs’ life and...
Via The Sports Post
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Playoff Moments: Josh Beckett’s 2007 ALCS Game 1 Gem (Video)

Love him or hate him, Josh Beckett was a stud for the Boston Red Sox in 2007. Beckett won 20 regular-season games en route to finishing second in American League Cy Young voting. His most impressive work, however, came in the playoffs, when Beckett helped guide the Red Sox to their second World Series title in four years. Beckett was dominant in Boston’s American League Championship...
Via NESN.com
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox:Former Sox Ace Beckett to Retire

Upon the conclusion of the Los Angeles Dodgers season last night after losing to the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Division Series, Dodgers pitcher and former Red Sox ace Josh Beckett is calling it a career. 
Via CLNS Radio
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Injury Update: Josh Beckett retiring

The Los Angeles Dodgers season ended following a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday in Game 4 of the NLDS. Although finishing the regular season with 94 wins and ranked sixth in both runs scored and ERA, they came up short of advancing to the NLCS. Not only did the season end for the Dodgers, but it marked the end of the career for pitcher Josh Beckett, who announced...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Sox Josh Beckett Announces Retirement

After his Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated last night from the playoffs, Josh Beckett announced his retirement from baseball. The 34-year old has two World Series rings—in 2003 with the Marlins and in 2007 with the Red Sox. Earlier this year, he pitched a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies. Beckett finishes his career with a 138-106 mark and a 3.88 ERA. At times controversial...
Via FenwayNation
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Beckett Says He’s Retiring After 14 Seasons In Major Leagues

Josh Beckett has had enough. The prickly right-handed pitcher is walking away from baseball, as he announced his retirement Tuesday night after the Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated by the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Division Series. Beckett, who threw a no-hitter earlier this season, had his season come to a premature end because of a hip injury. Beckett suffered...
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Beckett announces his retirement

Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitcher Josh Beckett, announced his retirement from Major League Baseball after the Dodgers were eliminated from the National League Division Series on Tuesday night. Beckett’s 2014 season ended with torn labrum in his left hip; he said he will undergo surgery in May. Josh Beckett, 34, went 6-6 with a 2.88 ERA this season, and looked like a comeback...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Beckett and the Hurtful Yet Hilarious Case of the Unrequited High Five (GIF)

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants by a score of 4-2 on Tuesday, reducing the team’s magic number to clinch the National League West to a mere two with four games remaining on the schedule. The game was marred by some extracurricular activities when Yaisel Puig rushed the mound and benches cleared […] The post Josh Beckett and the Hurtful Yet Hilarious Case...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: Josh Beckett mulling retirement

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Josh Beckett was put on the DL last month, with manager Don Mattingly saying that he expected the right-hander to pitch again this season. Unfortunately for the Dodgers and Beckett, that turned out to be a premature assessment. Becket told reporters on Friday that he was done.#453822774 / gettyimages.comAccording to a report by Mark Saxon for ESPN Los...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers’ Josh Beckett considering retirement

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett said Friday that he is considering retirement. Beckett will need season-ending surgery to repair a torn Labrum, which requires four months of recovery. “As far as the progress has gone with this thing, I think Donnie [Mattingly, the Dodgers' manager] said it yesterday: It’s just not going to happen this year,” Beckett said. ...
Via Sports-Glory
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Injury Update: Josh Beckett likely done for season

The Los Angeles Dodgers entered a weekend series against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 78-62 record, first in the National League West. They are lead by a pitching staff that is sixth in the league in ERA at 3.30. The Dodgers  will have to make the stretch run without Josh Beckett, who is likely done for the season.#453131400 / gettyimages.comOur own Chris Arndt reported on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Beckett considering retirement

Josh Beckett’s latest injury has him thinking about hanging up his cleats. The Los Angeles Dodgers starter was recovering from a hip injury when doctors told him he’d need surgery to repair a torn labrum. He admitted Friday that he was shut down for the season and that he was mulling retirement. “As far as the progress has gone with this thing, I think Donnie (Mattingly...
Via NESN.com
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Beckett won't return this season, mulling retirement

  Josh Beckett won't return to the mound for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, and the injured pitcher is mulling retirement. He went on the disabled list for the third time Aug. 4 with a left hip impingement after being on the DL in July for the same injury. The right-hander was 6-6 with a 2.88 ERA in 20 starts. Beckett says he doesn't think he can continue his career without...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Injury Update: Hanley Ramirez, Josh Beckett

Amidst a pennant race, the Los Angeles Dodgers received some good news about slugger Hanley Ramirez, and also an update on starter Josh Beckett, according to an article by Michael Lananna  of MLB.com."If he's (Ramirez) good to go, I'm playing him," Manager Don Mattingly said.The slugging shortstop has been on the DL since August 9th battling a right oblique injury, but is expected...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Injury Update: Josh Beckett placed on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers entered a weekend series against the Milwaukee Brewers with a record of 66-50, first in the National League West. Although good offensively at 10th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Dodgers are lead by a pitching staff that is 5th in ERA at 3.31. But the Dodgers received a major blow when Josh Beckett was placed on the disabled list with a hip and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Place Josh Beckett On DL with Hip Impingement, Groin Strain

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett has been dealing with hip problems during the course of this season, and they are finally severe enough to force him to miss some time. Beckett, who pitched for the Boston Red Sox from 2006-2012, was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Dodgers on Friday with both a left hip impingement and a groin strain, but it could be much...
Via NESN.com
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers place Beckett on DL with hip injury; Hernandez activated

  The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list for the third time this season prior to their game Friday with the Milwaukee Brewers. Beckett, who is 6-6 with a 2.88 ERA in 20 starts for the Dodgers this season, has a left hip impingement. The move is retroactive to August 4. He is expected to be out about two weeks. The 14-year veteran made three starts...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers place Beckett on DL with hip injury

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list for the third time this season prior to their game Friday with the Milwaukee Brewers. Beckett, who is 6-6 with a 2.88 ERA in 20 starts for the Dodgers this season, has a left hip impingement. The move is retroactive to August 4. He is expected to be about two weeks. The 14-year veteran made three...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Injury Update: Josh Beckett's season could be over

The Los Angeles Dodgers have likely lost starting pitcher Josh Beckett for the remainder of the season. The Los Angeles Times' Bill Shaikin announced Thursday afternoon that Beckett's MRI revealed enough damage to his hip that he may not pitch again in 2014.Josh Beckett had an MRI on hip, likely to go on DL, possible he's out for season. Roberto Hernandez takes his spot...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Kemp, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett All Clear Waivers

‘Tis the season for Major League Baseball players to be put on waivers, clear through waivers and ultimately, have nothing happen. But then again, you never know. CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman reports a handful of Los Angeles Dodgers passed through waivers on Tuesday. Outfielders Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford as well as starting pitcher Josh Beckett all cleared waivers...
Via NESN.com
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs 7, Dodgers 3: Bad Pitching Is Bad

I think a lot of fans hate hearing about “BABIP” and “regression,” but this is why we talk about it: because it’s real. Just like we all knew that Tim Hudson wouldn’t keep his ERA under 2.00 all season up in San Francisco, it was pretty clear that Josh Beckett wasn’t going to pitch like a top-10 starter all season in Los Angeles, and that was before the hip injury that’s...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs @ Dodgers August 3, 2014: Josh Beckett, Edwin Jackson and the Death of ERA

Here’s me on Twitter, a few days ago: Edwin Jackson‘s ERA is more than 3 runs higher than Josh Beckett‘s. They’re the same pitcher. Have at it. http://t.co/u1m6MDpvxF — Mike Petriello (@mike_petriello) August 1, 2014 I said that not realizing that Edwin Jackson and Josh Beckett were actually scheduled to face off this afternoon in Los Angeles, but that they are is even...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Starting Pitchers Should The Dodgers Target On Waivers?

Now that the waiver period is upon is, the Dodgers are going to have to dig deep for starters. Dan Haren blew up again last night and seems finished. Josh Beckett‘s health isn’t guaranteed. The Dodgers need another starting pitcher. Chad outlined the internal options earlier today, which are generally unappealing and flawed. However, there are also external options who can still...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates 12, Dodgers 7: The Dumbest Game In The History Of Baseball

This game was so dumb. This was so, so stupid. Just everything about this game was the worst thing that ever happened, and know that I’m saying this despite the much-maligned Dodger offense scoring seven runs. So much happened. So little happened. Forget this ever happened. If Josh Beckett was hoping to prove he’s healthy and effective and that the Dodgers don’t need to add...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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