MLB Trade Deadline: Mets and Giants Have Deal in Place for Carlos Beltran
In return, the Mets will receive Zack Wheeler, the former 6th overall pick in the 2009 MLB Draft and top pitching prospect in the Giants' farm system.
Beltran, who holds a no-trade clause, has 24 hours to approve the deal. However, he's already stated that he'd waive the clause for a trade to the Giants.
It's also been rumored that the Mets will be paying $4 million of Beltran's $6 million remaining on his contract for 2011 in order to acquire Wheeler in the deal.
In 16 games for Single-A San Jose, the right-handed Wheeler has posted a 7-5 record to go along with a 3.99 ERA.
Beltran, who's in the midst of a career year, has 15 home runs and 66 RBI's while boasting a .289 batting average.
He's also appeared in 98 of the Mets' 103 games, erasing all doubts about his durability coming off of knee surgery.
Beltran will be a free agent at season's end.
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