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Josh Beckett is shaky in comeback as Dodgers lose to Tigers, 7-6
Josh Beckett is shaky in comeback as Dodgers lose to Tigers, 7-6

Josh Beckett was not great. The Dodgers do not need him to be, and that makes for a pretty great situation for the home team. Think about it. What other team could afford to employ a guy making close to $16 million as a fifth starter, with no shortage of experienced understudies behind him? In his first major league start in 11 months, Beckett lasted four innings, gave up five runs and got no decision in the Dodgers' 7-6 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday in 10 innings. He was long gone by the time Victor Martinez roughed up Kenley Jansen again. After the Dodgers forced extra innings by scoring three runs in the ninth inning off Tigers closer Joe Nathan, Martinez led off...

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