The St. Louis Cardinals appear to be in hot pursuit of free agent OF Carlos Beltran. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Beltran is deciding between the St. Louis Cardinals, the Cleveland Indians and the Toronto Blue Jays.
Beltran, who will be 35 in the 2012 season, had a rebound 2011 campaign, hitting a strong .300/.385/.525 after struggling with injuries in his two prior years. Earlier reports suggested the Cards were the leading contender to acquire the center fielder's services.
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