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Beckett shut down by Red Sox

Updated: June 2, 2010, 11:52 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett, already on the disabled list with a lower-back strain, won't throw a baseball for at least the next 10 days, manager Terry Francona said Wednesday.

The right-hander had a long conversation with Francona and the medical staff Wednesday and it was decided it would be best for Beckett to refrain from throwing for the next 10 days. Beckett has been on the disabled list since May 19.

During a side session last Friday, pitching coach John ...

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