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Come To Think Of It: Josh Beckett Suspension Unwarranted

Published by on April 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett has been suspended for six games and fined by Major League Baseball, which determined he intentionally threw a pitch near the head of the Los Angeles Angels' Bobby Abreu last week.

According to the Associated Press, "Beckett also was cited for aggressive actions after the pitch that led to the benches clearing Sunday, according to Bob Watson, vice president for discipline in the commissioner's office."

This prompts several questions from me. First, just how does Bob Watson determine a player's intentions?

Does he have a crystal ball? Is he clairvoyant?

Here's what Beckett had to say after the bench-clearing brawl last Sunday:

"I've never hit any...

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