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Delgado still fueling Beltran, Mets

Delgado waited 1,711 games to reach the playoffs.

During the playoffs, the post-game interview room usually features solo appearances by key players of the game -- the better to give the spotlight-loving stars their place on the media stage.

But for those who've followed them throughout the season, it was no surprise to see Carlos Delgado stride in right behind Carlos Beltran for a joint press conference after the two sluggers had combined for five hits, three homers and seven RBIs in the Mets' 12-5 drubbing of the Cardinals in Game Four of the NLCS. After all, first baseman Delgado has had his teammate's back all year -- in the... Recommended Stories