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Josh Beckett always finds an edge

Seemingly hazy on history, Sox ace is long on motivation entering 2012

Updated: April 7, 2012, 4:09 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

DETROIT -- Anyone who has known Josh Beckett for any length of time, even casually, could have predicted that he would be the last man offering apologies for how last season ended for the Red Sox.

He owned up to pitching poorly in his last two starts against the Orioles. But how 180 degrees different the offseason narrative would have been for both Beckett -- who pitches Saturday against the Tigers -- and the Red Sox if he had pitched in September the way he had so beautifully in ...

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