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Carlos Beltran

Now Playing First Base for the Yankees

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is a game where teams are currently trying to innovate to gain a slight advantage over other teams. The Yankees failure to do this has become almost their franchise identity, but missing another opportunity this year is nonetheless unfortunate.

The Yankees and Tanaka

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Tanaka signing will come under a lot of scrutiny; and it is very likely that if he starts out slow or if the Yankees have the poor season many foresee, Tanaka, and his contract, will be blamed. The Tanaka signing, however, is on its own a good and defensible move.

Are the Cardinals Really the Best Organization in Baseball?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.06.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Cardinals are obviously a very good team, but some of the mistakes they make as an organization would draw much more attention if not for the best organization frame.

The New Yankee Mess

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

After a flurry of expensive free agent signings the Yankees have upgraded modestly in center, and significantly behind the plate, but they have gotten much worse at second base and have done nothing about big holes at shortstop and third base.

The Yankees Need a New Approach, Not New Free Agents

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This will be a difficult and possibly strange off-season for the New York Yankees. The lawsuit between their star, aging and scandal-ridden third baseman Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball has drawn the most attention, but there is more.

The Red Sox and Cardinals Are Doing the Big Things Right

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This World Series is turning into a hard-fought, competitive and exciting one. This World Series has also been surprisingly sloppily played.

The World Series Umpires Should Be Applauded For Making The Right Call In Game 3

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Let us get one thing straight: Intent does not matter in MLB obstruction. In the first ever playoff game in MLB history to be decided by obstruction, the umpires actually got the call correct. The Boston Red Sox complained after their 5-4 loss, but the truth was they deserved to lose Game 3.

Beltran Is Back

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

Carlos Beltran is back in the St. Louis Cardinals lineup. A night after a rib-rattling collsion with the outfield wall at Fenway Park sent him to the ...

Red Sox Rock Cards In World Series Opener

Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Jon Lester threw a cutter in the eighth inning for his final out of the game, his latest scoreless World Series stint over. ...

This Grand Slam-Saving Catch Landed Carlos Beltran In The Hospital

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

In just his second inning of World Series play, Carlos Beltran made exactly the sort of spectacular play that is fast making him an October legend. Un...

Everything You Need To Know About The 2013 World Series From A(dam Wainwright) To Z(Z Top)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.23.2013 | Sports

Adam Wainwright. The starter in Game 1 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Wainwright has continued his postseason dominance into 2013. Having famously seale...

What Does Carlos Beltran's Great Post-Season Play Mean?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.09.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Beltran's post-season credentials are a product of his strong play, but also of the era in which he played. When baseball moved to the expanded playoff system following the 1993 season, it pro-actively sought to change how its past is viewed.

WATCH: Carlos Beltran Ties Babe Ruth With Latest Playoff Homer

Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports

If Carlos Beltran does not officially own October yet then he may simply be leasing with the option to buy. In his second at-bat of the 2013 MLB p...

Platitudes and Tautologies in Post-Season Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

With eight teams still left in the playoffs, baseball's biggest post-season battle, the one between platitude and tautologies, can begin.

Stunning Comeback

Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals use all 27 outs. Like the Texas Rangers before them, the Washington Nationals had to learn the hard way. Picking up right ...

Carlos Beltran, Zack Wheeler, and Where the Mets Stand in 2012

Steven Hirsch | Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

I've heard a lot of Mets fans angered at the fact that Beltran is succeeding and outlasting expectations for the Cardinals in 2012. "He obviously wasn't trying in New York," I've heard.

BANG FOR THE BUCK: Offseason Signings That Paid Off Big-Time

Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

By Charlie Saponara, The Outside Corner We’re about one month away from the post season and the advent of the second wild card has more cities ac...

Who Will Win The 2012 Home Run Derby?

Posted 07.04.2012 | Sports

Sometimes the most exciting moments of the MLB All-Star break don't happen during the actual All-Star Game. Whether it was Josh Hamilton's otherwo...

The Tim Tebow Of Performance, Coaching And Sex

Phil Shepherd | Posted 06.23.2012 | Religion
Phil Shepherd

in the church world, the biggest misnomer is that sex is somehow dirty or shameful, or less than sacred, sizzling and sexy! God created us with pleasure in mind.

Mets: Looking Forward to 2012

Steven Hirsch | Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

As the Mets finish yet another disappointing season in 2011, where do we go from here?

Beltran to the SF Giants: Rare Win-Win-Win Trade

Steve Kettmann | Posted 09.27.2011 | Sports
Steve Kettmann

If you happen to be a San Francisco Giants fan, of course you're out of your chair cheering the trade sending switch-hitting Mets slugger Carlos Beltran to the World Series champion Giants for a certifiable blue-chip pitching prospect.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York
Len Berman

OK, now we've heard everything. Boise State moved into the Mountain West Conference, but they won't be allowed to wear their traditional blue jerseys. They play on a blue football field. Too much blue?

Giants To Gain All-Star Slugger

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.26.2011 | San Francisco

The Mets and the Giants are currently finishing details on a trade that will bring New York's outfielder and slugger Carlos Beltran to San Francisco. ...

Thank You, Carlos Beltran

Steven Hirsch | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

The reality is that several contending teams are lining up the door, prepared to give the Mets whatever it takes to acquire you.

Mets End Long Grand Slam Drought

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — Jim Leyland blamed himself for some of Daniel Schlereth's struggles. The Detroit reliever was having none of it. "I know he's trying...