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• Beltran’s signing with the Mets
• Strength clinic coming to Kaua‘i
• Be a part of something new
Beltran’s signing with the Mets
NEW YORK — Carlos Beltran is on the verge of following Pedro Martinez to the New York Mets.
A day after the All-Star outfielder let the deadline to re-sign with Houston pass, he reached a preliminary agreement Sunday night on a $119 million, seven-year contract with the Mets that includes an $11 million signing bonus.
“We have good-faith terms, and we’re working toward the final agreement,” Beltran’s agent, Scott Boras said. “We’re near the end of the it, but not quite complete.”
The Mets, who haven’t made the playoffs since 2000, just last month lured Martinez from the Boston Red Sox with a $53 million, four-year deal.
Beltran was due to come to New York for a physical Monday. The sides intended to announce the deal Tuesday — the last day before a change in federal rules makes signing bonuses subject to increased taxes.
Beltran, who helped Houston come within a victory of its first World Series last year, will became the 10th player in baseball history to agree to a deal worth $100 million or more.
Kaua‘i Junior Golf registration
Kaua‘i Junior Golf Association is accepting applications for the 2005 golf season. Registration forms are available at all seven (7) golf course throughout the island: Princeville Golf Club, Wailua Golf Course, Kaua‘i Lagoons Golf Club, Puakea Golf Course, Po‘ipu Bay Golf Course, Kiahuna Golf
Club and Kukuiolono Golf Course. Registration is open to any junior between the ages of 7-18 yrs. old. For further information, call Lynn at 822 0074.
Strength clinic coming to Kaua‘i
Bob Rowbothan from BFS (Bigger, Faster, Stronger) will be coming to Kaua‘i on Feb.19 to conduct a coaches clinic. It will be held at the Raiderdome at 3 p.m. and will last an hour or two. Primarily, football coaches should attend but, all who are interested are welcomed. If you would like more information you can visit www.bfs.com.
Roll into the YMCA for roller hockey
The YMCA of Kaua‘i Roller Hockey League announces start of registration for the upcoming 2005 season. Boys and girls ages 6 to 17 are welcome to participate, with or without experience. Games will be held at the rink at the County of Kaua‘i Kapa‘a Ballpark. Registration is $40. Call 245-3358 for information and a registration form.
Be a part of something new
Coach Mike Buratti will be forming a new soccer club called the Kapa‘a Blaze. The club will be practicing at the Kapahi Park on Tuesdays and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6p.m. They welcome both boys and girls in the under 12 age division to come and join the club. For more information, call coach Mike Buratti at 822-173.
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