Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran says that, depending on how well he performs and how his body holds up, he may retire after the 2016 season, according to a report from Zach Braziller of the New York Post.
“I don’t think there is any big decision I have to make — other than to play one more year or go home,” he said. “In my case, I am very happy with my career. … If I feel like I produce well to the point where I can make a good impact on a team, then I can play one more year. Or if I feel like I have [had] enough, I’ll go home.”
Beltran, who turns 39 in April, has one year and $15 million remaining on his contract. Despite a slow start to the 2015 season, Beltran finished the year with terrific numbers, batting .276/.337/.471 with 19 home runs and 67 RBI in 531 plate appearances.