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Defiant Josh Beckett just doesn’t get it

What you wanted to hear from Josh Beckett was, “Yeah, given that I missed a start with the lat muscle, I shouldn’t have gone out and played golf. I know now how that looks to the fans and I need to exercise better judgment in the future.’’

But what we heard from Beckett when asked if he had any regrets about playing golf was, “None. I spend my off days the way I want to spend them.’’

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