Guess That Ass

 Josh Beckett of the Boston Red Sox, with an ankle injury, walks to the clubhouse after a throwing session before a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park September 13, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts.
(9.13.2011 - Jim Rogash / Getty Images)

Hint: Begins with a Josh, Ends with a Beckett

Edes: Beckett Set Embarrassing Standard for Other Starters
NESN Archives: Beckett Talking About His Fall off Bullpen Mound in Toronto
The Nation Can Rest Easy: Liverpool 2, Everton 0 in Merseyside Derby
... The Reason Tito Had to Be Fired Yesterday

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"Josh has some real leadership qualities, but this time he didn't lead left, he didn't lead right, he led wrong." -- "One uniformed member of the team" said to Gordon Edes

"When things go bad, your true colors show and I was bothered by what was showing." -- Terry Francona on the gutless wonders

"An indifference by some players to conditioning. 'Gluttony,' one Sox executive called it, although he stopped after just one deadly sin... No clubhouse leadership. 'They don't need a leader,' one prominent Sox player said Friday. 'They need a babysitter.'" -- Gordon Edes,

Raise Your Glasses

Starring Superstar Country Divas Josh Beckett, John Lackey,
Tim Wakefield, and Clay Buchholz

NY Post: Yankee Stadium Beerman Suspended After Joking with Aceves

Oldie But Goodie

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"We get to ask Beckett if it's true he gained 20 pounds during the 2011 season." --Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe

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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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