HEADLINE:!!!: “Cardinals Agree To Two-Year Deal With Carlos Beltran”

(Some Of The Article) By Mark Polishuk [December 22, 2011 at 6:49pm CST]–

The Cardinals have addressed the Albert Pujols-sized void in their lineup by agreeing to terms with free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran.  The contract is a two-year, $26MM deal that includes a full no-trade clause and will be finalized once Beltran passes a physical.  Beltran is represented by Dan Lozano.

Beltran, who turns 35 in April, hit .300/.385/.525 in 598 plate appearances for the Mets and Giants in 2011.  It was a solid return to good fitness for the six-time All-Star, who was plagued by knee injuries over the previous two seasons and made only 612 plate appearances combined in 2009-10.  Beltran is slated to play right field in St. Louis until Allen Craig returns from injury, and then Beltran will shift to center field (with Jon Jay still receiving significant playing time).  Beltran is also likely the Cardinals’ top DH option during interleague games in American League ballparks. …–

(Full Article Link

Here –>http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2011/12/cardinals-agree-to-two-year-deal-with-carlos-beltran.html

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This Is How I PREFER To Remember Carlos Beltran. I Sincerely HOPE He Can Keep HIMSELF Together In St. Louis!!!

Hmm…

…Well…

…I’m Glad The Cardinals DID Snag Another “Big-Bat”…

…I Just Hope He Doesn’t FALL-APART-AND-DIE In St. Louis!

It’s Only a TWO-YEAR Contract

…So That DOES Make It MUCH MORE PALATABLE!

The Baseball Off-Season CONTINUES ONWARD!!!

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