Daily Archives: May 20, 2014

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Dodgers 9, Mets 4: RIP Dodger Infield

For five innings, Josh Beckett was making it work. Oh, sure, Curtis Granderson scored in the second after a leadoff double and a few “productive outs,” and the fifth inning was frightening when Beckett loaded the bases with one out — he got Daniel Murphy to strike out and David Wright to ground out —…

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The Resurgence of Josh Beckett’s Curveball

Despite significant worries entering the season, Josh Beckett has been outstanding so far. After allowing one run in 6-1/3 innings on Tuesday, he has a 2.38 ERA in 41-1/3 innings. After his tricky surgery last year, the Dodgers have to be thrilled with the results.┬áThat shiny ERA isn’t without warning signs, though. I could make…