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Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?
Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?

At the age of 34, with his once-roaring fastball diminished by time, Josh Beckett pitched the game of his life. In the 321st start of a distinguished 14-year career, Beckett threw his first no-hitter Sunday in a 6-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Instead of the overpowering fastball of his past, Beckett depended on an unpredictable assortment of breaking pitches to confound the Phillies, who drew three walks and nothing more. But with two outs in the ninth inning and the count full against Chase Utley, Beckett returned to the Old Reliable: a fastball at the knees, at clocked at 94 mph, that was taken for a called third strike. "I don't think...

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