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Josh Beckett pitches in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 26, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Beckett Was Sick As a Dawg, But Hotter Than Georgia Asphalt

A Bravo Performance | Boston 4, Atlanta 1
Beckett 6-0, 0.38 ERA vs Braves in Last 7 Starts Against Atlanta
Big Papi Continues to Rebuild His Numbers. That's HR No. 8
Paplebon Thought He'd Get Save If He Made It a 3-Run Game
While You Were Sleeping: Youk and Bay Have Cooled Off
Another Big Road Sox Crowd in Hotlanta This Weekend

"I was certainly ready to let him hit and go out in the eighth. But his stomach - let’s call it intestinal turmoil. He just wasn’t feeling real good. When he says it’s time to get out of there, there’s no reason to push.’’ -- Tito on Beckett's June bug

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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