Report: Mets, Red Sox Discussing Beltran Trade

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Carlos Beltran (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (WFAN) – The Boston Red Sox met Tuesday night with the New York Mets to discuss a possible swap for Carlos Beltran, reports the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo.

“Beltran has a history with Sox executive Allard Baird, who was general manager in Kansas City when Beltran played there,” writes Cafardo.

According to WFAN’s Jon Heyman, the Mets would need to pay about half of Beltran’s remaining $18-million salary to move him. Beltran is entering the final season of his seven-year deal with New York.

The MLB Network’s Peter Gammons reported that in a Beltran swap, the Mets might have interest in Red Sox infielder Marco Scutaro.

The Mets’ outfielder has been limited to 145 games in the past two seasons, slowed in recent years by microfracture and traditional knee surgery.

pixy Report: Mets, Red Sox Discussing Beltran Trade
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