The Royals cannot win the American League Central without an MVP-type season from Carlos Beltran.
The first chunk of wood in the hot stove is a deal involving Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Beltran.
In the absence of a clear-cut candidate, Carlos Beltran should be a part of any AL MVP discussion.
Juan Gonzalez would help the Royals with the heavy lifting come playoff time.
Kansas City needs to stop thinking like a team that is in a fluke pennant race and start thinking like a playoff team.
The Royals' asking price is making it unlikely a team will take a battering ram to their door for Carlos Beltran.
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