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YOU VOTE: Should ex-Yankees keep, shave these new beards?

Brian McCann said he loved playing for the Yankees, but every offseason, he'd grow a big beard he knew would have to go come spring training. Same for Andrew Miller, Carlos Beltran and a host of others.
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Beltran returns to Houston in very different role

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) The last time Carlos Beltran shared a team with Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch they were playing together with the Royals in 2002. And when the 39-year-old Beltran arrived at spring training and ran into Adam Everett, his teammate from his brief stint with Houston in 2004, he learned Everett was now a coach in the team's minor league system. Back...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Addition of vets leaves Astros with 'sky high' expectations

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Carlos Beltran met with Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve this offseason to pick their brains about the ins and outs of the Houston Astros. They talked about players, coaches and some logistics concerning the team. But soon the conversation veered into a much more important topic, and the crux of why Beltran wanted to rejoin the Astros after spending a storied...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Beltran arrives, eyes October baseball with Astros

Pretty much everything has changed from the last time Carlos Beltran wore an Astros uniform. That was in 2004, when the Astros were in the National League, had a different color scheme and uniforms, still had spring camp in Kissimmee, Fla., and had different ownership.
6 days ago

Carlos Beltran Adds to League-Best Lineup

Carlos Beltran signed with the Astros for a year and $16 million. There is probably plenty to say about this! There’s stuff to say about Beltran so far managing to defy the nature of aging. There’s stuff to say about the Astros being almost overloaded with position players. There’s stuff to say about Beltran returning to Houston after the two separated so many years back. There’s...
Via Fangraphs
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran, Astros reportedly agree to one-year, $16M contract

Another big-name Major League Baseball free agent reportedly is off the market. The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on a one-year, $16 million contract with Carlos Beltran, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported Saturday. ESPN’s Buster Olney was the first to report the agreement, which reportedly also includes a full no-trade clause. Beltran was high on the list of several...
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox, Blue Jays, Yankees all reportedly chasing Beltran

Veteran free agent Carlos Beltran is reportedly in very high demand early on in the offseason. According to Rob Bradford of WEEI, four teams have showed serious interest in Beltran: the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, and Houston Astros. Somewhat amusingly, the Red Sox and Blue Jays may both be eyeing Beltran at the expense of the same player. Boston doesn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros reportedly interested in reunion with Carlos Beltran

Houston, we may have a return. According to a report by Mark Feisand of the New York Daily News on Wednesday, the Houston Astros are “hot” for free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran, who played for them briefly back in 2004. The 39-year-old Beltran hit .295/.337/.513 with 29 home runs and 93 RBIs last season, splitting time between the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers....
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran not retiring, hopes to re-sign with Rangers

We haven’t seen the last of nine-time All-Star Carlos Beltran. Beltran said on Tuesday that he will be continuing his playing career in 2017 and is hoping to re-sign with the Texas Rangers, per TR Sullivan of Carlos Beltran says he will play next year...hopes it's Rangers but it will definitely be plans to retire — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger) October...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran: Texas is ‘more about baseball’ than New York

Nine-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Beltran was traded from the New York Yankees to the Texas Rangers at this year’s deadline, and he appears to be happier about the change of scenery than a camel on Wednesday. Beltran recently appeared on The Afternoon Show with Cowlishaw and Mosley on KESN-FM 103.3 ESPN Radio and discussed the different playing atmosphere in Texas relative...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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