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Analysis

Red Sox are to blame for Josh Beckett’s attitude

No one in team hierarchy has stood up to pitcher

It’s easy to be outraged about Josh Beckett and crack lame jokes about fried chicken, beer, and golf.

But the problem isn’t Beckett. The problem is that nobody with the Red Sox — from ownership down to his assorted pitching coaches — has required him to be accountable or demanded that he change.

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