No joke, Beckett pitches no-hitter

Posted: May 26, 2014 at 3:48 a.m.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett, center, celebrates with catcher Drew Butera, left, and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez 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)

PHILADELPHIA -- Josh Beckett started talking about throwing a no-hitter in the fourth inning, ignoring traditional superstitions and making his catcher nervous in the process.

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