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Josh Beckett gets start after concussion

Updated: March 8, 2011, 5:46 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett doesn't imagine himself being at the same risk for a concussion as say, someone in the National Football League.

"I'd like to think those guys get hit on a more regular basis than we do," he said Tuesday. "I don't think it's something I have to worry about re-occurring."

Beckett missed two days last week after sustaining a concussion Monday when he was hit in the head by a ball off the bat of Red Sox staff member Ino Guerrero. ...

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