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Carlos Beltran in messy spot as Astros scandal turns to Mets

And then there was one. The baseball industry, fixated on the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, turns its eyes to … the Mets? The Red Sox fired ring-winning manager Alex Cora on Tuesday night, continuing a string of eye-popping casualties from the report released Monday by commissioner Rob Manfred and twisting the tide toward Queens. Cora, Astros manager A.J. Hinch and Astros president of baseball operations Jeff Luhnow all lost their jobs via their connection to the scheme. That leaves Carlos Beltran as the most prominent person named in the report issued Monday by commissioner Rob Manfred still with a significant job title — Mets manager … at least for now. The Mets have not commented on Beltran’s status since the disclosure ...