Beckett Rehabs At McCoy
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) – Josh Beckett allowed one run and two hits
while pitching four innings during a rehab start Sunday for
Beckett didn't issue any walks and struck out four against
Syracuse, throwing 42 of 68 pitches for strikes. He topped out at
96 miles per hour on the McCoy Stadium radar gun.
Syracuse's Kevin Mench lined a 1-2 pitch to center for a
second-inning single and Jason Botts pulled a 1-2 fastball into the
right-center field seats for a solo homer in the fourth.
Beckett's most difficult at-bat came in the third when Boomer
Whiting fouled off five pitches with a full count before flying out
Beckett has been on Boston's disabled list since May 19 with a
lower back strain.
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