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MMO Rapid Reaction: Carlos Beltran Trade

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Rapid Reaction: Carlos Beltran Trade

Carlos Beltran’s long, and historic tenure with the Mets came to an end today, as the Mets traded the outfielder (along with cash considerations) to the San Francisco Giants for top pitching prospect Zach Wheeler (pending approval from MLB).  As we here at MMO celebrate Carlos Beltran with “Beltran Appreciation Week”, we’ve written about his greatest accomplishments, achievements, […]

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Beltran Should Be Remembered Positively

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran Should Be Remembered Positively

The inevitable happened and Carlos Beltran is now a member of the San Francisco Giants, where he has an opportunity to atone for taking strike three against Adam Wainwright in Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS. One thing for certain is he wasn’t going to get it from the Mets, even had he stayed. After […]

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Carlos Beltran: Un Icono

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran: Un Icono

Everybody has something to say about Carlos Beltran leaving and I am most definitely no different. Carlos Beltran was one of my favorite Met players in history, and probably comes second only to Mike Piazza in terms of respect and adoration in my eyes. I haven’t had the opportunity to watch the Mets for as […]

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End Of An Era – Carlos Beltran’s Franchise Records And Rankings

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End Of An Era – Carlos Beltran’s Franchise Records And Rankings

In less than seven full seasons, Carlos Beltran has worked his way up the Mets career leaderboard in virtually every category.   What makes Beltran’s achievements more impressive is that he’s 17th on the franchise’s all-time games played list, but ranks in the top ten in the majority of the cumulative stats. (doubles, home runs, RBI, […]

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There Goes My Hero… Watch Him As He Goes…

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
There Goes My Hero… Watch Him As He Goes…

It’s probably not a surprise to those of you who know me, that the word of Carlos Beltran’s impending trade broke my heart in two. Carlos is the reason I fell in love with baseball. It wasn’t just his smile or his stats, it was the way he played the game. I had never seen […]

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Mets Offense Still Exists Post-Beltran With 8-2 Win

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary On a night where everyone seemed to be besides themselves after Beltran collected his belongings and was shipped to San Fran, the Mets cheered us up a little. Mike Pelfrey got a nice complete game win, a rarity for the Mets. Bullpen got a nice rest. And the Mets offense was lead by […]

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Check This Out From Joe Petruccio…

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Check This Out From Joe Petruccio…

Joe Petruccio who does an incredible job covering the Mets day by day with his art on his website My Mets Journal, does an outstanding job capturing the sentiment of the Carlos Beltran trade. Great Job, Joe… You nailed it! Make Joe’s website My Mets Journal, a daily stop Mets fans!

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Farewell No.15 – In Appreciation of Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Farewell No.15 – In Appreciation of Carlos Beltran

Since Carlos Beltran signed his seven-year free agent contract prior to the 2005 season, Mets fans have been divisive over the All-Star outfielder.  The fans who like him appreciate his contributions both at the plate and in the field.  The fans who have been counting down the days until his departure will never forget (and […]

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San Francisco Giants Heavy Favorites To Land Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 12:50 PM Jon Heyman of SI.com says via twitter that Carlos Beltran essentially controls the show with regards to where he is traded because of his no-trade clause. Wasn’t that always the case? Has something changed? He does believe that even though the Rangers did their best to acquire Beltran, the Giants are still the heavy […]

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From Left Field: Poor Umpiring May Haunt Mets

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Poor Umpiring May Haunt Mets

As the eternal optimist I am when it comes to the Mets, I’m not giving up hope until the team is mathematically eliminated. Even with a Carlos Beltran trade looming, who knows? The team can get hot. They gutted out two clutch wins in Cincinnati so far and can make a statement with two more. […]

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