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Josh Beckett (ankle) to miss start

Updated: September 7, 2011, 3:29 PM ET
ESPNBoston.com

TORONTO -- Boston Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett has a sprained right ankle and will miss his next scheduled start.

The Red Sox hope Beckett won't miss more than a start or two, but will have a better idea of his status in the next few days, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes.

Beckett left in the fourth inning of Monday's start at Toronto after experiencing pain in his ankle on consecutive pitches. He flew back to Boston on Tuesday to be examined by a specialist.

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