Don’t be fooled by Josh Beckett’s 5 innings and 3 runs allowed yesterday. He pitched better than you’d think. Only 2 of those runs were earned, thanks to a pair of errors by Alex Cora. And Beckett’s WHIP was a strong 1.20. He also fanned 6 in 5 innings while walking 0. The one dinger he gave up was a solo shot, so little harm done. I wish there was data out there showing how many pitches he threw, but I can’t find any.
The bad part came in the final inning, when Craig Hansen gave up a home run to