SF Giants Rumors

Carlos Beltran Officially Traded To San Francisco Giants

By Bryan Rose
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According to the MLB Network, New York Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran has been traded to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. The Mets will send a significant amount of cash to the Giants in the deal as well (early rumor is $4 million) which will need approval from the MLB Commissioner’s office.

I’ll continue to update this post as the final details of the trade emerge and I’ll have a breakdown of the trade as well.

But for now, per MLB Network, the trade is official pending the Commissioner’s approval of the finances.

Beltran currently sports a .289/15/65 triple slash, with a near .400 on base percentage.

Update: Beltran will bat third and play right field – Sandoval to bat cleanup with Nate moving to left (in what seems to be a platoon with Ross). Yeah, don’t fight with the defensive logic there – you’ll lose. My eye is already black.

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