Kansas City Royals: There will be no hometown discount for the Royals when it comes to securing the services of centerfielder Carlos Beltran. He told Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star that he is very much open to remaining in Kansas City but that the price has to be right. While saying he would like to spend his whole career in Royals blue the way George Brett did, he is also keeping an eye on the bottom line. "&I also understand that this game is a business, and I've got to look at what's best for me. I know they're going to look at what's best for them," he told Dutton, referring to the Royals. Surely in the back of his mind he knows that the most extravagant man in baseball currently employs two centerfielders who are on the wrong side of 35 and that it might be prudent to take a wait and see attitude.
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