Found July 16, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
David Wright told reporters Carlos Beltran was under-appreciated when he was with the Mets before last night’s home run derby… “He had a couple of monster seasons for us, and was a huge reason why we made it as far as we did in 2006,” Wright said of his former teammate. ”We came a couple runs from making the World Series, and we don’t get close to that without Carlos. So hopefully his reception from the fans tonight is warm.” Under-appreciated? Not around here he was… Lets see where Carlos Beltran ranks in Mets franchise history: Batting average: .280 (12th) On-base percentage: .369 (6th) Slugging percentage: .501 (5th) OPS (on-base plus slugging): .870 (5th) Runs scored: 548 (8th) Hits: 877 (13th) Total bases: 1,566 (10th) Doubles: 208 (6th) Triples: 17 (17th) Home Runs: 149 (6th) RBI: 557 (6th) Bases on Balls: 446 (9th) Stolen Bases: 100 (11th) Extra-Base Hits: 374 (6th) Sacrifice Flies: 37 (7th) WAR (Position Players): 32.2 (2nd) Offensive WAR: 27.8 (5th) Defensive WAR: 4.4 (3rd...
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