Red Sox’ Beckett Thinks ‘Everything Is Good’ With Thumb

April 4, 2012 12:00 AM
Red Sox’ Beckett Thinks ‘Everything Is Good’ With Thumb
" BOSTON (CBS)  – Red Sox starter Josh Beckett says his right thumb feels fine.

“I think things are a lot better now. I had some issues the last few weeks of spring training. We’ve been getting through them, but I just didn’t think it was something we should be ‘get through’ for six months,” Beckett said from Detroit, where Boston will open the season Thursday against the Tigers.

Beckett Talks About His Thumb: 

Beckett spent Monday in San Antonio, followed by Tuesday in Cleveland getting the thumb looked at. There was some concern that Beckett would have to miss his scheduled start on Saturday because of the ailment, but he said there was no doubt on his end that he would pitch.

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“I have a guy in San Antonio who I’ve had some luck with in the past with this injury, so I went to him just to clarify some things "

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