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Dodgers' Josh Beckett looks sharp in 6-1 win over Reds
Dodgers' Josh Beckett looks sharp in 6-1 win over Reds

Josh Beckett, take a bow. OK, take several. Soak it all in, allow yourself a small, self-satisfied smile. It’s early June and he is already a winner. A winner no matter what happens the rest of the way. Beckett was at it again Tuesday, looking like he never had risky surgery last year to remove a rib that ended his season with an 0-5 record and a 5.19 earned-run average. Beckett threw six scoreless innings, giving up two hits, as the Dodgers stopped the Cincinnati Reds, 6-1, at Great American Ball Park. Beckett, 34, could not have pitched much better, striking out seven and walking one. He raised his record to 4-3 and lowered his ERA to 2.35. Not bad for a...

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