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Terry comes out on top

Without pushing or ruffling Carlos Beltran's feathers, Mets' manager gets his wish

Updated: February 28, 2011, 8:39 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Terry Collins wanted Carlos Beltran to move to right field. Yet the first-year New York Mets skipper decided to let his veteran outfielder come to that conclusion on his own -- or at least with the assistance of agent Scott Boras, friend Carlos Delgado and wife Jessica.

And when Beltran approached Collins on Monday morning and caught the manager off guard by saying it was time to make the switch from center field, Collins came out the big winner.

He got ...

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