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Dodgers' Josh Beckett beats Marlins, 7-1, continues surprising rebound
Dodgers' Josh Beckett beats Marlins, 7-1, continues surprising rebound

From the numbness he felt in the fingers to the career-threatening operation that followed, Josh Beckett has made the events of last year seem as if they were something of the distant past. The former All-Star has emerged from extreme uncertainty to not only pitch, but pitch well. But as far as Beckett has come, he isn't ready to celebrate his return. "I think reflection's for the end of the season," Beckett said. "I'll take this as a steppingstone and just keep pushing forward." Beckett made his most recent start Tuesday in the Dodgers' 7-1 victory over the Miami Marlins, whom he limited to four hits over 6 1/3 innings. The only run charged to him was unearned and wasn't scored...

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