By: Michael Ganci

Mets announce Carlos Beltran’s return


FLUSHING, N.Y., February 16, 2023 – The New York Mets today announced the team named Carlos Beltrán a special assistant to Mets General Manager Billy Eppler.

Beltrán, 45, played with the Mets from 2005-2011 and ranks sixth on the club’s all-time list in homers (149), RBI (559), extra-base hits (374) and OPS (.869), seventh in slugging (.500) and eighth in runs (551) and OBP (.369).

“Carlos had an exceptional playing career, including several special years here in Queens,” Eppler said. “I’ve known Carlos for many years, and I’m excited to add his unique perspective to our Baseball Operations team.”

Beltrán was a nine-time All-Star, three-time Rawlings Gold Glove winner, a two-time Louisville Silver Slugger and was the 1999 American League Rookie of the Year during his 20-year playing career with the Royals, Mets, Giants, Cardinals, Yankees and Astros.

About Michael Ganci

Michael Ganci is the Co-Founder of the Daily Stache, along with Matthew Falkenbury. Since 2008, Ganci has eat, drank and dreamt all things Mets, and he'd have it no other way. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @DailyStache.

Recommended for you