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Red Sox like Carlos Beltran, not price?

Updated: July 20, 2011, 9:39 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BALTIMORE -- Eleven days before the July 31 trading deadline, the Red Sox's position on New York Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran has not changed, despite reports that Boston is aggressively pursuing him.

The Red Sox have made known their interest to the Mets, but at this stage are unwilling to part with the type of top-tier prospects New York is seeking in return, according to a Red Sox source.

And as much as they would like a right-handed bat, the Red Sox may have more ...

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