Carlos Beltran hopes to play three more years
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran hopes to play three more seasons in Major League Baseball.
According to the St. Louis Dispatch, Beltran spoke to reporters about his future in baseball and that he has been thinking about making the Hall of Fame.
“I would say three more years, just to say a number,” said Beltran.“This is my 15th season. If I could do three more, that would be a good career for me. Now that I have heard a lot about the Hall of Fame I do think about it, and let’s hope I can stay healthy for the remaining three, maybe three, four years.”
According to ESPN.com, Beltran is in the final year of a two year,$26 million deal with the Cardinals. He made was a starter in the All-Star Game the past two seasons for the National League. This season, Beltran is hitting .309 with 19 home runs and 53 runs batted in.
Beltran,36, has played for the Kansas City Royals, Houston Astros, New York Mets and San Francisco Giants during his 15 year career. He is hitting.283 with 353 homers, 1,296 RBIs and 308 stolen bases for his career.