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Josh Beckett stays, not wanted

Red Sox fans voice displeasure after early exit, but no deadline deal

Updated: August 1, 2012, 11:40 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The vote was as decisive as the day that Manny Ramirez popped out of the Boston Red Sox dugout to pinch hit shortly after the trading deadline had passed, and Fenway Park shook to its foundation from the cheering.

The people had spoken, and they wanted Manny.

Tuesday night, they spoke again, and the message was just as unmistakeable.

They didn't want Josh Beckett.

For Beckett, there was not even the common courtesy of polite applause that is ...

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