The Sox right-hander was pulled in the third inning Tuesday night against the Tigers after suffering back spasms, and was scratched from a scheduled bullpen session of Thursday.
Beckett probably won’t throw on Friday either, meaning the team isn’t expecting him to take the hill this weekend against the Twins.
“He’s not throwing today and I’d say it’s questionable for him to throw tomorrow, which would then make it questionable that he would make his next start, which means he won’t make it, more than likely,” Valentine said Thursday.
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“He feels much improved and had a great night’s sleep,” added Valentine "
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