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One of the biggest decisions the St. Louis Cardinals will have to make during the offseason is whether or not to sign right fielder Carlos Beltran to a new contract, but don’t expect a deal to get done anytime soon, if at all.
Beltran completed his second season in St. Louis in 2013 and helped lead the Cardinals deep into the playoffs both years, hitting .283 with 56 homeruns and 181 runs batted in during his 296 games played.
The Cardinals had signed him to a two-year, $26-million contract before the beginning of the 2012 season, and Beltran admirably provided value and a stable force for the Cardinals in right field after first baseman Albert Pujols signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim that same offseason.
Beltran was also a huge contributor for the Cardinals during the playoffs, which has been a hallmark of his throughout his career.
Beltran torched the Cardinals in the 2004 National League Championship Series by hitting .417, four homeruns and five RBIs in the seven-ga...
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ST. LOUIS -- The chances of Carlos Beltran returning to the Cardinals dropped from "extremely unlikely" to "not happening" when he didn't accept the club's qualifying offer before Monday's 4 p.m. CT deadline.
Though turning down the offer makes Beltran's departure from St. Louis all but official, he will not be forgotten for turning in two All...
What could make the world champs even better? Well, getting Carlos Beltran certainly wouldn’t hurt.
The Red Sox are in the running for the veteran outfielder, who is also being pursued by two of Boston’s American League East rivals, the Yankees and the Orioles, according to the New York Post. While all three teams have shown interest, the Sox “have been more aggressive,”...
Two years ago, Carlos Beltran, who had never taken a World Series at-bat, signed with the St. Louis Cardinals. Against at least one offer of three years and the possibility for four, Beltran accepted two years – and $26 million – from the Cardinals, because he believed an October like the one that just passed was more likely in St. Louis.
At the risk of another year or two of...
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As reported by Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Carlos Beltran is looking to lock in the tail end of his career with a 3-4 year deal.
This pretty much tanks talks of him becoming a Red Sox this offseason.
The Red Sox front office must have learned from the last few long term deals that you don't want to lock in these types of deals when a player...
Carlos Beltran has apparently let it be known that he will reject the $14.1 million qualifying offer from the Cardinals and seek a 3 or 4-year deal. If the 37-year old (in April) is serious about getting a contract that runs past his 40th birthday, the Red Sox should pull out of the Beltran Sweepstakes. If 2013 has taught us anything, it's that the 'discipline' of short...
Carlos Beltran helped lead the St. Louis Cardinals to the World Series. It now looks like the veteran could potentially land with the team that bested the Cards to ultimately collect the title. The Boston Red Sox are one of several teams considered suitors for Beltran — along with the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. But Boston is said to have been the most “aggressive”...
Carlos Beltran is undoubtedly one of the most coveted players on the free agent market. He is expected to generate interest from multiple top teams, and it sounds like the World Series champion Boston Red Sox are in that group. The New York Post’s George A. King III reported on Thursday night that the Sox […]
The world champion Red Sox aren’t getting fat.
According to a person who knows Carlos Beltran, the switch-hitting right fielder has drawn strong interest from the Yankees’ blood rivals.
The person said the Yankees and Orioles are in on Beltran, too, but the Red Sox have been more aggressive.
Of course, it’s early in the process and that could change. Beltran, 37 in late...
According to the New York Post, the Boston Red Sox are aggressively pursuing St. Louis Cardinals free agent and 8-time All Star outfielder Carlos Beltran.
With Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury likely gone in free agency, Beltran could play right field with Shane Victorino moving over to center.
Signing Beltran could also let Red Sox prospect...
Admittedly, every time Carlos Beltran stepped up to bat in the World Series, I was nervous. He's definitely the kind of guy you'd much rather have on your side of the ball, so I don't think it's the WORST idea that the Sox look into picking him up this year.
Rumor has it the Red Sox are pursuing the free agent, and might even be doing so "aggressively....
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(AP Photo)According to a report by The New York Post's George A. King III, the Red Sox are aggressively going after free-agent Carlos Beltran. With the expected loss of Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston would significantly back-fill their batting order by inserting the 8-time All-Star. Beltran is a legendary post-season hitter and—even with bruised ribs—hit .294 in the 2013 World Series...
The Giants are looking for outfielders, and starting pitchers. No, scratch that, the Giants are in desperate need of outfielders, and starting pitchers. And they should have interest in two players that they’ve encountered in their last two trips to the playoffs.
In 2010, San Francisco went up against the Atlanta Braves, led by ace Tim Hudson, who finished fourth that year...
Early in free agency, one agent says, "every team is interested in every player." While that is an over-statement, most clubs generally cast a wide net, and their interest in some free agents is greater than their interest in others.
Reports link the Red Sox to outfielder Carlos Beltran, right-hander Tim Hudson and catcher Carlos Ruiz, among others. In addition, sources...
Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports is reporting that right fielder Carlos Beltran is looking for a three or four year contract and is expected to reject Cardinals’ one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offer. That’s probably what the cards were hoping he does as they get ready to usher in the Oscar Taveras era.
Beltran, 36, is looking for a deal that will carry him to retirement and with...