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Mets executive: Monday 'too quick'

Updated: June 24, 2010, 11:24 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- With Carlos Beltran playing in his first rehab game in Port St. Lucie on Thursday, Mets manager Jerry Manuel said Beltran returning to play by Monday in Puerto Rico can't be ruled out.

"He might end up there," Manuel said. "You never know."

However, an executive with knowledge of the Mets' thinking said later the team knows Monday would be "too quck" and is "not going to happen."

If Beltran's rehab goes well through the weekend, Manuel thinks Beltran will push ...

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