Josh Beckett Must Avoid First-Inning Jams to Find Consistency for Red Sox (Video)

Josh Beckett has had a tough time getting out of the early innings without a deficit plaguing the Red Sox.

As one of Boston's front-line starters, Beckett has been relied upon to find a solid rhythm from the get-go in each of his starts. But recent history has shown that Becks just can't seem to toss zeros on the scoreboard at a consistent rate — as both of his past two outings are prime examples.

NESN's Tom Caron and Matt Stairs discussed Beckett's inability to escape the early-inning jams, and what he'll need to do to correct his recent misfortune.

Check out the video above to see more about Beckett's recent struggles.