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Dodgers' Beckett leaves game with thumb soreness

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 14, 2014 at 4:57 pm •  Published: March 14, 2014

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett left his start Friday against the Chicago Cubs after three innings Friday because of a sore thumb on his pitching hand.

Expected to be the Dodgers' No. 5 starter, Beckett allowed only an infield single to Emilio Bonifacio while walking two and striking out one.