Josh Beckett sprains ankle

Updated: September 6, 2011, 10:37 AM ET
By Allan Ryan | Special to ESPNBoston.com

TORONTO -- Boston Red Sox starter Josh Beckett left Monday's 1-0 extra-inning loss against the Toronto Blue Jays in the bottom of the fourth inning with a sprained right ankle, the team announced.

Beckett, who had pitched 3 2/3 scoreless innings with six strikeouts before the injury, appeared to have caught the foot on the area just in front of the pitching rubber when delivering a pitch to Blue Jays rookie Brett Lawrie.

Beckett will return to Boston on Tuesday to see a doctor ...

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