No excuses, just frustration

Sox ace Josh Beckett looks for answers after another poor outing against New York

Updated: August 9, 2010, 11:35 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- When Josh Beckett pitches and the Red Sox lose, he always places blame on himself. That was the case again Sunday night when the New York Yankees defeated Boston 7-2 at Yankee Stadium. The right-hander surrendered a season-high 11 hits and allowed seven runs in only 4 2/3 innings of work. It was an unusual outing for Beckett, especially given the fact he has pitched well in his three previous outings after being activated from the disabled list.

The Yankees hit him hard and ...

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