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Beckett hurts back swinging bat

Updated: May 10, 2010, 11:19 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox Pitcher Josh Beckett experienced back spasms while swinging a bat before Monday night's game against the Blue Jays and will be re-evaluated Tuesday, manager Terry Francona said after Monday night's 7-6 win.

Beckett was part of a group of pitchers taking swings in the indoor cage just before the game, Francona said, when he felt the back "grab" on him. The back condition had nothing to do with the team's decision earlier in the day to push back Beckett's next start ...

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