Mets break bread with Beltran, bid adieu

As All-Star approves deal, teammates say Tuesday's dinner was Carlos' last supper

Updated: July 29, 2011, 9:20 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

CINCINNATI -- New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes and fellow players sensed Carlos Beltran was saying goodbye when he took the team to a Cincinnati steakhouse after Tuesday's game.

"We were joking with him: 'You're doing this dinner because you're going to get traded,'" Reyes said.

"No, no, no," Beltran replied.

Yes, yes, yes, it turned out.

Beltran's No. 15 jersey still was hanging at his locker stall Wednesday, and he still technically was on the active roster. But players ...

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