Toucher & Rich: Beckett Hits The Links

After a 126-pitch outing in Chicago the last weekend of April, Josh Beckett felt stiffness and soreness in his shoulder and lat muscle.

The Red Sox determined last Wednesday that Beckett would not make his next start, scheduled for last Saturday, so you would think the pitcher would take it easy over his time off.

Gresh, Zo & Hardy: Beckett Golfing While ‘Resting’ Sore Shoulder, Lat Muscle

Well, 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Hardy learned that Beckett was out on the golf course on Thursday, just a day after being scratched. He and fellow started Clay Buchholz hit the links for 18 holes, which has just opened a whole new level of hate on Beckett.

Toucher & Rich discussed whether this decision to play golf proves that Beckett could care less about the game and his team.

What will he say to the media once they get the chance to question the starter about the golf outing?

What’s the difference between this and a regular person calling out of work to play golf or something like that?

Plus they took a listen to what Bobby Valentine had to say when questioned about Beckett hitting the links.


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