Josh Beckett’s Early-Game Struggles at Least Have Side Effect of Setting Target for Red Sox Offense (Video)

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Josh Beckett gave up three runs to the Rangers in the first inning Wednesday, which is never a good thing. At the very least, though, it provided a starting point for the Red Sox offense in plotting an attack.

NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette points out that while the Sox never like playing from behind, Beckett’s tendency to settle down after the first few innings also gives his team a chance to come back — and an idea of exactly what that will entail.

See more in the above video.

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