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Dodgers acquire RHP Mike Bolsinger for cash

The Los Angeles Dodgers have made another transaction in the form of a trade. This time, the team has acquired right-handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger from the Arizona Diamonbacks. To receive Bolsinger the Dodgers gave up cash. As a corresponding move, Los Angeles designated left-handed pitcher Jarret Martin for assignment. The Dodgers acquire RHP Mike Bolsinger from Arizona in exchange...
Via On-Base Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Clay Buchholz A Microcosm of Josh Beckett

Clay Buchholz of the Boston Red Sox is as frustrating as Josh Beckett. Beckett showed flashes of brilliance sandwiched between stinkers.  His apparent aversion to producing in even years on the calendar was as head-scratching as Buchholz’s struggles. Clay is downright filthy at times, forcing teams to complain that he has to doctoring the ball […]
Via Infield Single
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: November 13, 2007

Cleveland starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia is selected as the winner of the American League Cy Young Award, edging out Boston’s Josh Beckett. His 19-7 record, 3.21 ERA, and 309 strikeouts in 241 innings pitched in 34 starts were all among the AL league leaders. Sabathia becomes just the second Indians pitcher in club history to be recognized as the league’s top pitcher, joining...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
10 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should Be the Red Sox’ Next Big Ace? Part I

Part I: “The Devil You Know…” The Red Sox have been fortunate enough to have an ace or near-ace for the better part of the last two decades.  From Roger Clemens, to Pedro Martinez, to Josh Beckett, to Jon Lester, the Red Sox have not wanted for much when it came to top of the rotation talent.  The latter two are certainly not of the same caliber as Clemens and Pedro, but...
Via Fire Brand AL
29 days ago  |  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 is going to retire

Tweet Josh Beckett announced his retirement after the team was eliminated from the National League Division Series on Tuesday night. Former Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett, who threw a no-hitter for the Dodgers in May but spent most of the last three months of the season on the disabled list, announced his retirement after the team was eliminated from the National League Division Series...
Via Los That Sports Blog
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

Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett considering retirement

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett has had a full career.  He’s won two World Series (2003 Florida Marlins, 2007 Boston Red Sox).  He’s played in three All-Star games (2007, 2009, 2011).  He’s won 20 games in a season (2007).  All this and he’s only 34 years old.  But he may be ready to walk away from the game.  According to Mark Saxon of ESPNLosAngeles.com,...
Via Reading Between The Seams
September 05, 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...
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...
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
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