Josh Beckett Could Benefit From Strong Outing On Friday For Many Reasons


It’s his second start of the early season, but it’s a crucial appearance for Josh Beckett. As he starts Friday’s home opener, there will be pressure. Not just from the 1-5 start. Since this marks Beckett’s first home start since acknowledging improper behavior in the clubhouse, he is taking the next step in mending the fences with the fan base. Upon recognizing the lapse in judgment, Beckett has constantly intimated that winning can erase those memories. Well, here’s his chance. With a strong outing at home, the right-hander can continue to close the book on the dreadful end to last…

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