“You don’t pitch for 11 years as a starter in the Major Leagues and not care. That has nothing to do with it,” McClure told WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche for Sports Final on Sunday night. “I see the guy in the mornings, he’s here early working upstairs, running, doing his core work. A lot of the things that people don’t see (is) Josh works as hard as anybody. He might not work out in front of everybody, but he’s always working. And I think that’s an unfair slight on him.”
Bob McClure On Beckett:
“Because he’s been so good, he’s going to receive more criticism from people,” said McClure. “The thing is with Josh, he’s the one guy when he’s out there you don’t know if he’s winning 5-0 or losing 5-0. He’s a true professional and he’s very strong-willed. I think that’s what’s made him good "
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