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Daily Dodger in Review: Josh Beckett comeback derailed by hip injury
Daily Dodger in Review: Josh Beckett comeback derailed by hip injury

JOSH BECKETT, 34, starting pitcher. Final 2014 stats: 6-6, 2.88 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, .226 opponent batting average, 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings; 5-1 with a 2.28 ERA on the road. Contract status: Retired. The good: On May 25, Beckett completed his return from a rare rib surgery to throw a fairly amazing no-hitter. He’d gone from a fire-throwing right-hander, to a savvy 34-year-old. It was some comeback. Until his hip flared up, Beckett fashioned a 2.26 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and a .203 opponent batting average in his first 17 starts. Despite his reputation, he was good with the media and in the clubhouse. The bad: When the hip did catch up to him, he finished with an 8.25 ERA, 2.33...

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