Report: Carlos Beltran, Cardinals Come to Terms on Two-Year Deal
The Red Sox were believed to be amongst the teams in on acquiring Oakland lefty Gio Gonzalez, ahead of he was as an alternative shipped to Washington on Thursday afternoon.
Boston was also reported to be one of a handful of teams in on free of charge-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran. On Thursday night, they identified out he apparently selected the defending globe champions.
Beltran has agreed to a two-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals worth a reported $ 25 million, according to Yahoo’s Tim Brown by way of . The deal was very first reported by the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Beltran played 142 games in 2011 splitting his time in New York with the Mets and in San Francisco. He hit .300 with 22 residence runs and 84 RBIs to go along with a .910 OPS, the fifth best amongst NL outfielders.