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This time, walks add to Beckett’s August angst

Jason Varitek checks Blue Jays shortstop Marco Scutaro after he was hit in the head by a Josh Beckett pitch in the fourth. Jason Varitek checks Blue Jays shortstop Marco Scutaro after he was hit in the head by a Josh Beckett pitch in the fourth. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
By Julian Benbow
Globe Staff / August 29, 2009

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The question was whether Josh Beckett could get himself out of the funk that had troubled him for two starts coming into the Red Sox’ series opener against Toronto last night. The answer wasn’t any clearer after he went five innings, allowing five earned runs and walking a season-high five batters at Fenway Park. (Full article: 651 words)

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