The one-time ace left Tuesday night’s game in the third inning with back spasms after he walked in the first run of the game. Beckett, who was believed to have been on the trading block earlier in the day before the non-waiver trade deadline, is 5-9 this year and owns a 4.54 ERA, so he’s been a regular target for fans looking to blame someone for the mediocre season.
So perhaps it was out of habit that thousands of Sox fans unleashed the loud, bellowing boos from the stands "
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