signed a one-year deal with the with a possible second year player option.
Beltre supposedly turned down three-year offers from the and .
Joining the Red Sox lineup seriously increases the value of Beltre heading into the 2010 season. He should bat at the bottom of the order but will be an everyday player.
Beltre had a disappointing season last year with significant declines in HRs, RBI, and runs. Tread lightly when drafting Beltre as you should have a potential backup up your sleeve.
This signing solidifies at first and Dvaid Ortiz at DH for the Red Sox.