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Carlos Beltran plays DH; out Monday

Updated: March 7, 2011, 5:22 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- New York Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran made his first 2011 Grapefruit League appearance Sunday, and it went well, but he's not ready to play in back-to-back games.

Beltran went 1-for-3 and scored a run while serving as designated hitter against the Boston Red Sox.

Beltran described his knee as "tight," but not in any discomfort, and suggested he was running at about 80 percent.

"I felt good -- anxious a little bit at the plate," Beltran said. "I ...

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