He also needs to get used to that 90-foot run from home to first.
On Thursday night, Beckett was thrown out by Carlos Beltran on what should have been a lead-off single in the bottom of the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Watch: Beckett Gunned Down From Right Field
Beckett hit a sharp liner to right and actually showed a bit of hustle out of the box "
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Carlos Beltran took a few steps to his right to make the play and threw a strike to first base to beat Beckett by a step at first base. Dodgers famed announcer Vin Scully's reaction? "Haven't seen that in a long, long time." The Dodgers lost the game ...Read more
Josh Beckett is not a fast human being, and it's probably safe to assume he hasn't been in quite some time. NESN Looking for more scoops on your favorite New England sports teams? Check out NESN. In the American League, that's not much of an issue.Read more
The sign came Thursday night, when pitcher Josh Beckett singled to right, only to be thrown out at first base - forget that single - by the Cardinals' Carlos Beltran. Message delivered. The Giants are far too confident, cohesive and well-coached to ...Read more
Josh Beckett Got Thrown Out At First By The Right Fielder Ah yes, the old 9-3 in the scorecard (or the incongruous "J. Beckett grounded out to right" in the play-by-play). It's just the perfect series of events. A slow pitcher, a sharp line drive ...Read more