Dodgers' Josh Beckett no-hits Phillies

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Josh Beckett's baseball career was somewhat in jeopardy last year after he required season-ending thoracic outlet surgery. It's not in jeopardy now — not after the 34-year-old right-hander tossed his first career no-hitter and the first no-hitter in MLB this season against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon. - Mark Townsend, Big League Stew

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett, left, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett, left, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett, left, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Beckett pitches no-hitter, Dodgers stop Phillies
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Beckett pitches no-hitter, Dodgers stop Phillies
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Beckett pitches no-hitter, Dodgers stop Phillies
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his career and the first in the majors this season. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his career and the first in the majors this season
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett reacts after striking out Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley looking for a no-hitter baseball game, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his career and the first in the majors this season. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett right, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera after pitching a no-hitter baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his career and the first in the majors this season. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett right, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera after pitching a no-hitter baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his career and the first in the majors this season
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett right, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera after pitching a no-hitter baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 6-0. Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his career and the first in the majors this season. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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