Beckett on DL, won't start vs. Cubs

CHICAGO -- The Boston Red Sox placed right-hander Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with what manager Bobby Valentine continues to call inflammation in his right shoulder.

"He's got some inflammation that we're going to calm down and take whatever time it takes to do it,'' Valentine said. "We thought in between starts was enough time to do it. He could have taken an extra day or two, I guess, but we're going to take the conservative route.''

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