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Marlins' World Series hero Josh Beckett retires

Marlins' World Series hero Josh Beckett retires

Josh Beckett, one of the best big-game pitchers of his generation, is retiring after 14 seasons. After the Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs Tuesday, the right-hander told MLB.com that his ailing hip is prompting him to call it a career. Beckett, 34, threw a no-hitter in May, but he landed on the disabled list in August due to a left hip impingement, and he did not return to action. He told MLB.com that he will undergo surgery next May to repair a torn hip labrum. "I just don't see me going through that (three-month) rehab and coming back to pitch at this point in my life," he told the website. Beckett was the World Series Most Valuable Player for the...

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