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Getting DH back does Astros world of good

After capping a strenuous 2-6 road trip by splitting the first two of their four-game series vs. the D-backs in Arizona's National League park, Chase Field, they returned to cozy, hitter-friendly Minute Maid Park and got a 9-5 win over the D-backs with help from DH Carlos Beltran.
18 hours ago

Most overrated player on every MLB team

Professional sports do no not lack for overrated players and MLB is no different. So, who is the most overrated player on each MLB team?Which well-known stars are past their primes? Which up and comers are being hyped a little too much? How can we call anyone on the Astros or Dodgers overrated? For different reasons, how can we call anyone on the Phillies or Padres overrated?Every...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The project Yankees received in Beltran trade now a top prospect

The headlines at the deadline last year for the Yankees were the returns they received for Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller. It has been easy to overlook what they got for Carlos Beltran. Beltran was pursued by a few teams and, thus, the Yankees had a variety of choices. They took what general manager Brian...
Via New York Post
6 days ago

Hustle, Car! Beltran shows off motor in key 9th

At 40 years old and playing in his 2,550th Major League game, Astros designated hitter Carlos Beltran certainly doesn't run like he did when he was compiling Gold Glove Awards in the outfield a decade ago. But in the ninth inning Sunday, he was just fast enough.
10 days ago

Houston Astros held a memorial service for Carlos Beltran’s glove

It’s been a while since Carlos Beltran last patrolled a major league outfield. Because Beltran plays in the American League with the Houston Astros, the need for the 40-year-old to put on his glove has been diminished, leaving it instead to collect dust and cobwebs in his locker. With Beltran’s glove resting comfortably in the clubhouse, the Astros decided the time had come...
Via The Comeback
July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Astros held funeral service for Carlos Beltran’s glove

The Houston Astros must be getting bored with how good they are at baseball because they’re starting to get real weird with it.Ahead of Monday’s game against the Seattle Mariners, the Astros gathered as a team in the Minute Maid Park outfield and conducted a funeral service for the glove of Carlos Beltran, who hasn’t played in the field in over two months, per Jake Kaplan of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

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

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

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