Mets Trade Rumors: Carlos Beltran Prefers National League, Nixes DH

Ross DurrenceCorrespondent IIJuly 25, 2011

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 19:  Carlos Beltran #15 of the New York Mets runs out his first inning double against  the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field on July 19, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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July 25, 2011

Carlos Beltran's name has been tossed around as much as anyone's with regard to trades.

His name, however, will most likely stay on the back of a National League jersey.

Beltran made a statement saying he's comfortable with the National League, and has good history with the with the Senior Circuit.

Beltran also went so far as to claim he did not want to be merely a designated hitter for an American League team.

Look for Beltran to end up in either San Francisco, Philadelphia, or Atlanta.


Here is a link to Beltran's statements: