4:42 AM EDT, Fri April 25, 2014
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Beckett proving he's still part of plan

LOS ANGELES -- The day the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled the trigger on their historic trade with the Boston Red Sox in August 2012, the talk was about all the money the team was taking on and if Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford could re-establish themselves as All-Star players. Hardly in the conversation was Josh Beckett. He had fallen from grace in Boston and with more than $30 million remaining on his contract, the Red Sox gladly showed him and his 5.

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Will Sox come bearing gifts for Ellsbury?

NEW YORK -- When the Red Sox visited Los Angeles last summer to play the Dodgers, all the principals in 2012’s big trade -- Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett -- took a pass on speaking with the Boston media. (The ever-accommodating Nick Punto was the lone exception). When the Sox open a four-game series Thursday night in the Bronx against the Yankees, the first order of business will be a pregame press conference scheduled by the Bombers with Jacoby Ellsbury, the former Red Sox center fielder and leadoff man who played an integral role in two World Series titles in his seven...

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Crawford face plants into second base

2/26/14: Carl Crawford takes off for second and slides in awkwardly on Yasiel Puig's foul ball

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Crawford crushes no-doubter in fifth inning

10/16/13: Carl Crawford gives the Dodgers a 4-2 fifth-inning lead with a no-doubter to right field