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Red Sox’s Beckett sidelined with a finger injury

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett is dealing with a finger injury. The team did not give much more detail on the injury.

However, the team did say that Beckett was listed as day-to-day. At press time, it is not clear how long he will be sidelined with the injury.

Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles
Josh Beckett throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

This news comes after Beckett went a season-low four innings in a no-contest against the Baltimore Orioles. The Red Sox ultimately won the contest 6-5.

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The starting pitcher allowed two earned runs and two hits in four innings. He also had seven strikeouts and two walks.

The four innings pitched were his fewest since he pitched five innings in his season-opener against the Kansas City Royals. In that game, he allowed one earned run on two hits over the aforementioned five innings.

Up until this finger injury, Beckett had gone 7-0 on the season. He defeated the Oakland Athletics on May 2nd.

Plus, he also defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on May 8th before the no decision to the Orioles.

In April, Beckett went 5-0 in the month. He first defeated the Royals in his season-opening start.

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Then, after pitching to a win against the Royals, he picked up a win against the Seattle Mariners on April 10th. Six days later, he picked up his third win of the season in a win against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

During his fourth start of the season, he picked up a win against the New York Yankees on April 21st. Five days later, he picked up a win on the road against the Orioles.

Only three of his wins have come on the road. Those road wins were against the Royals, Orioles, and the Blue Jays.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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