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Carlos Beltran | Designated Hitter | #15

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (40) / 4/24/1977
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 190
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1995 / Rd. 2 (0) / KC
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Carlos Beltran went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI on Saturday, leading the Astros to an 8-6 victory over the Mariners.
Beltran had an RBI single in the fifth inning that increased the Astros' lead to 5-0 then added on a run-scoring double in the seventh. With the three-hit attack, he's now hitting .236/.289/.398 with 14 homers and 51 RBI on the season. Sep 16 - 4:29 PM

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Carlos Beltran is not in the Houston lineup against Wednesday for the Astros' game against Los Angeles.

The rest does not appear to be injury-related. Evan Gattis gets the start at DH for Houston, and will hit fifth.
Sep 13 - 7:07 PM

Carlos Beltran (back) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in his return to the Astros' starting lineup Tuesday night in Seattle.

It was the first live action for Beltran since August 31. He's been working through some soreness in his upper back and neck, along with a foot injury and some other minor ailments. Such is life for a 20-year major league veteran.
Sep 6 - 8:40 AM

Carlos Beltran (back) could be available to play early this week for the Astros' series in Seattle.

Beltran hasn't played since last Thursday due to soreness in his upper back/neck. He's batting a disappointing .234/.287/.396 for the Astros this season.
Sep 3 - 12:18 PM

Carlos Beltran was pulled from Thursday's game against the Rangers with a foot injury.

Beltran got hit on the right foot by a pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning and he was removed for a pinch-runner after walking slowly down the line to first base. There should be an update soon from Minute Maid Park.
Aug 31 - 3:32 PM

Carlos Beltran went 0-for-3 in the blowout loss to the Rangers on Tuesday.

The Astros are hoping Beltran has one epic playoff run left in him, but he's shown little of sign of it while hitting .237/.290/.399 in 111 regular-season games. He's been the weakest link in their lineup pretty much the whole year long.
Aug 29 - 10:55 PM

Carlos Beltran is not in the Astros' lineup Thursday against the White Sox.

It's a scheduled day off for the 40-year-old. George Springer will do the DHing Thursday night with Jake Marisnick manning Springer's usual post in center field.
Aug 10 - 5:56 PM

Carlos Beltran is not in the Astros' lineup Thursday against the Rays.

Just a routine day off for the veteran. A.J. Reed will spell Beltran at DH and bat eighth versus Rays lefty Blake Snell. Beltran has cruised to a .309 average since the break.
Aug 3 - 4:42 PM

Carlos Beltran went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI against the Rays on Tuesday/

Beltran has hit in eight straight, though this is his first homer during the streak. He's been trudging along with an OPS in the vicinity of .700 for most of the season, and while that's not what the Astros were hoping for, it hasn't been bad enough to lead to any serious talk of replacing him. After all, he could always have one more magic postseason run in his bat.
Aug 2 - 12:06 AM

Carlos Beltran is absent from the Astros' starting lineup on Saturday.

It's just a regular day of rest for the 40-year-old slugger. Evan Gattis is serving as the club's designated hitter and batting cleanup against Marcus Stroman and the Blue Jays.
Jul 8 - 10:23 AM

Carlos Beltran is not in the Astros' lineup Tuesday.

Josh Reddick isn't playing, either. The Astros have Evan Gattis in the designated hitter spot and Jake Marisnick in center field.
Jun 27 - 4:22 PM

Carlos Beltran finished 2-for-3 with a double, two-run home run and three RBI in Saturday's 7-1 victory against the Red Sox.

The 40-year-old switch-hitting veteran is proving he has plenty left in the tank, posting five doubles, five home runs and 15 RBI over his past 17 outings. His average leaves a little something to be desired, but he continues to be productive in the power categories.
Jun 18 - 12:04 AM

Carlos Beltran is not in the Astros' lineup Thursday against the Royals.

He's just getting a breather. Evan Gattis will DH and bat sixth against right-hander Jason Hammel. Beltran got off to a slow start this year but has fared better recently with four homers over his last 10 games.
Jun 8 - 5:39 PM

Carlos Beltran ripped a two-run homer and scored a pair of runs Tuesday in Kansas City.

Beltran's two-run shot in the fourth inning put the Astros up 7-1 and it looked like they'd cruise to their 12th straight win. But, the Royals then outscored them 8-0 the rest of the way. The 40-year-old has now gone deep five times over his last 13 contests.
Jun 6 - 11:52 PM

Carlos Beltran finished 3-for-5 with a solo home run and three RBI in Saturday's win at Texas.

Beltran is 40 years old but he still has plenty left in the tank. He has come alive in the past week, going 8-for-19 (.421) with five runs scored, two homers and six RBI over the past four outings to raise his average from .236 to .255 just since May 28.
Jun 4 - 1:40 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Evan Gattis
3Juan Centeno
4Max Stassi
1B1Yulieski Gurriel
2Tyler White
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Alex Bregman
2Colin Moran
3J.D. Davis
LF1Derek Fisher
2Cameron Maybin
3Tony Kemp
CF1George Springer
2Jake Marisnick
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Justin Verlander
3Lance McCullers
4Collin McHugh
5Charlie Morton
6Brad Peacock
7Brady Rodgers
8David Paulino
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Luke Gregerson
3Chris Devenski
4Will Harris
5Tyler Clippard
6Tony Sipp
7Jandel Gustave
8Francisco Liriano
9Michael Feliz
10Francis Martes
11Joe Musgrove
12Reymin Guduan
13Mike Fiers