Carlos Beltran RUMORS & NEWS

  • Carlos Beltran made switch-hitting history with homer No. 400

    SB Nation "Carlos Beltran's contract with the Yankees is winding down, as he's in the last year of a three-season pact. However, he managed at least one more milestone before leaving town or retiring or whatever it is he plans on doing post-2016. Beltran went deep for the 400th time in his career on Sunday,..." May 16

  • Beltran makes switch-hitting history with 400th HR

    The Score "Carlos Beltran became the fourth switch-hitter in major-league history to hit 400 home runs when the New York Yankees outfielder smacked a sixth-inning two-run shot off Chicago White Sox left-hander Zach Duke on Sunday. Beltran's eighth homer of the season put New York in front 5-4 in its..." May 15

  • Beltran wants to play past 2016, but it likely won't be with the Yankees

    ESPN New York "Carlos Beltran may be reaching the end of his New York Yankees career, but if it is up to him he is not quite at the end of his time in baseball. "My goal is to play 20 years," he said in the clubhouse at Steinbrenner Field on Friday afternoon. "I would love to play 20 years in the big leagues...." March 05

  • Carlos Beltran knows this could be his last season, thinks Yankees’ bullpen the key to making playoffs

    New York Daily News "Carlos Beltran acknowledges the possibility that this could be his final season and he knows he wants to stay in baseball afterward. But he believes he’s got way more to do on the field before he delves too deeply into what happens beyond his playing career, starting with a good year in..." February 11

  • Beltran: Yankees veterans will be all over Starlin Castro

    New York Post "Carlos Beltran is expecting big things from the Yankees’ new second baseman. Having faced Starlin Castro, acquired this week from the Cubs for right-hander Adam Warren, while in the National League, Beltran was thrilled when he heard of the move. “Starlin Castro is a very athletic guy, a guy..." December 13

  • Beltran undecided about future, says he 'might play another year'

    The Score "Before Carlos Beltran makes a decision about his future, the 38-year-old wants to see how he fares this summer as he plays out the final season of the three-year, $45-million deal he received from the New York Yankees ahead of the 2014 campaign. "I will see how I finish," Beltran told Dan..." November 14

  • Carlos Beltran offered support to Jose Reyes after domestic violence arrest: 'I consider him a brother'

    New York Daily News "In the last two months, Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has watched a current and past teammate battle personal woes and confront the requisite fallout. And while Beltran's Yankee teammate CC Sabathia has completed a rehab stint to treat alcoholism and has already gone public to address the..." November 12

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    New York Yankees @Yankees

    #Yankees reinstate OF @carlosbeltran15 from the 15-day DL; option INF Rob Refsnyder to @swbrailriders.

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    Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

    Girardi: there is a good chance Beltran will be activated from the DL tomorrow. #Yankees

  • Yankees place Carlos Beltran on the 15-day DL with oblique strain

    New York Daily News "The pain that forced Carlos Beltran from the Yankees’ game in Anaheim on Tuesday was diagnosed as a left side oblique strain and it landed him on the 15-day disabled list. The move, retroactive to Wednesday, means the right fielder won’t be back until after the All-Star break. Beltran felt..." July 04

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    Hearing #Yankees are promoting OF Taylor Dugas, which would strongly suggest Beltran to the DL

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    Erik Boland @eboland11

    Garrett Jones replaces Carlos Beltran in right. Beltran appeared to hurt himself swinging in last AB

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Carlos Beltran had right elbow surgery today; Yankees say he can resume hitting and throwing in six weeks, playing in 12.

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    wallace matthews @ESPNNYYankees

    Girardi said Beltran will be shut down for rest of year, and maybe Ellsbury and Teixeira too

  • Beltran, wife lose son due to miscarriage

    ESPN New York "Carlos Beltran and his wife, Jessica, have lost their son due to a miscarriage, according to a Facebook post by the New York Yankees outfielder. Beltran has been away from the Yankees for two days for what the team termed a family matter. "It put things in perspective," said Yankees captain..." September 18

  • Yankees' Beltran offseason elbow surgery won't affect 2015 status

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran said Wednesday he believes his planned offseason elbow surgery won't affect his status for spring training next year. The 37-year-old said he'll likely have an operation to remove an old bone spur in his right elbow soon after the Yankees' season ends, which..." September 04

  • Yankees call up Yangervis Solarte

    Bombers Beat "Yangervis Solarte has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and is in tonight’s lineup at third base. The move was made after Carlos Beltran was placed on the seven day concussion disabled list." July 10

  • 'Freak' injury adds to Carlos Beltran's miserable season

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Yankees aren't sure when Carlos Beltran will play again after a baseball hit him in the face and fractured two bones Wednesday. Doctors want to make sure Beltran didn't suffer a concussion after ripping a batting practice pitch and having it carom off the bottom of a protective screen back..." July 10

  • Recovering Carlos Beltran makes 25 light throws

    New York Post "Twenty-five light tosses from 90 feet is a long way from playing right field in the major leagues, but for Carlos Beltran it was a start. Before Wednesday night’s game against the Mariners at Safeco Field, Beltran performed that exercise and said his right elbow, which has a bone spur, felt..." June 12

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    Jeff Roberts @TheJRob

    Carlos Beltran is headed to Tampa to take extended spring training at-bats tomorrow. #Yankees

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    Daniel Barbarisi @DanBarbarisi

    Girardi says beltran will hit today, and then take BP tomorrow, and then the yankees will "make some decisions from there."

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    wallace matthews @ESPNNYYankees

    More good news: Beltran took 25 swings from each side of plate, says he's pain-free

  • Carlos Beltran seeks 2nd opinion

    ESPN "Carlos Beltran will become the third Yankees player this month to pay a visit to Dr. James Andrews, seeking a second opinion on his injured right elbow. Beltran was placed on the disabled list Thursday, retroactive to May 13, suffering from a bone spur in his right elbow that has caused him..." May 18

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    Erik Boland @eboland11

    Cashman expanded time frame on Beltran, if surgery becomes necessary, to 6-12 weeks. Also said while on DL Beltran likely to see Dr. Andrews

  • Yankees place Carlos Beltran on disabled list

    CBS Sports "Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a bone spur in his right elbow, the club announced Thursday. The corresponding move is the expected activation of Thursday's scheduled starting pitcher, Chase Whitley. Earlier this week, an MRI revealed a..." May 15

  • MRI shows bone spur in Carlos Beltran's elbow; no DL for now

    CBS Sports "An MRI on the ailing right elbow of Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has revealed a bone spur, tweets WFAN's Sweeny Murti. Beltran had a cortisone shot and for now will attempt to play through the pain on a day-to-day basis. An eventual trip to the DL of course remains a possibility." May 13

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    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    Beltran hyperextended his right elbow. Getting an MRI. Did it in batting cage between at-bats.

  • Report: Diamondbacks heavily courted Carlos Beltran

    CBS Sports "Free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran agreed to sign with the Yankees Friday night, but he didn't accept the highest offer. One might recall that earlier this past week, there was a report saying Beltran had received a three-year, $48 million offer from an anonymous (at the time) ballclub. He..." December 07

  • Yankees, outfielder Carlos Beltran agree to three-year, $45 million deal: source

    New York Daily News "The Yankees struck quickly after losing Robinson Cano to the Mariners Friday, agreeing to a three-year, $45 million deal with outfielder Carlos Beltran, according to a baseball official with knowledge of the deal. Beltran, who will be 37 in April, figures to be the Yankees’ regular right..." December 06

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Royals have not offered Beltran $48 million for three years. To get to that level, ownership likely would need to intervene.

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    Bob Dutton @TNT_Mariners

    Many in industry now see #Royals as clear leaders to sign Beltran and believe #Mariners have a real shot to steal Cano from #Yankees.

  • Source: Red Sox not interested in Carlos Beltran at three years

    WEEI Boston "According to an industry source, while the Red Sox have been engaged in talks with free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran, the team is unlikely to pursue a three-year deal for the 36-year-old. As a switch-hitting corner outfielder who hit .296/.339/.491 in 145 games for the Cardinals in 2013,..." December 04

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Yankees have made offer to FA infielder Omar Infante, in addition to Drew, Ellsbury, Choo, Beltran, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me.

  • Beltan in KC as Royals make big push for Yanks target

    New York Post "Let the Battle for Beltran begin. Free-agent slugger Carlos Beltran is in Kansas City being wooed by the Royals, The Post has learned. The club is hoping for a big-bang reunion with Beltran, who began his career in Kansas City. Getting Beltran in pinstripes may be a little more difficult..." December 03

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Carlos Beltran is said to have a three-year offer for $48 million in hand. Not sure if it's the Mariners, but Seattle is being aggressive.

  • Insiders expect Beltran to land in pinstripes

    New York Post "The Yankees are viewed as the strong favorites to land Carlos Beltran. Multiple executives with whom I spoke said that was the expectation. “I think at this point it would be an upset if he didn’t end up there,” one executive said. The Yanks want to limit Beltran to a two-year contract, but..." November 30

  • Carlos Beltran appears to top Royals’ revised off-season wish list

    Kansas City Star "Whenever and wherever the hard bargaining starts for free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran, the Royals want at a seat at the table. How long they stay there depends on how rich the bidding becomes. “We’d love to have him in,” one Royals official said. “One thing about Carlos Beltran is he’s a..." November 30

  • Add Tigers to list of teams reportedly inquiring about Carlos Beltran

    Michigan Live "Carlos Beltran is widely considered to be one of the top outfielders available on the free-agent market this offseason. As such, he's reportedly drawn interest from a handful of teams, including the New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati Reds. And now it appears the Detroit..." November 28

  • Yankees emerging as favorite for Carlos Beltran

    New York Post "Carlos Beltran wants a three-year deal and would like to call The Bronx home. The Yankees would love to plant him in right field, but aren’t willing to go beyond two years. Despite the difference, the industry buzz is the sides will eventually find common ground, and the switch-hitter will..." November 26

  • After signing Brian McCann, Yankees set eyes on Carlos Beltran

    New York Daily News "One down, one to go. When the general managers’ meetings broke up less than two weeks ago, the Yankees planned on “moving fast” to secure free agents Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran. McCann agreed to a five-year, $85 million deal on Saturday to complete the first part of that plan. Is..." November 25

  • Many teams pursuing Beltran; his old Royals look like a real threat

    CBS Sports "The Rangers, Mariners and especially his old Royals could become real threats to keep star free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran from returning east to the Yankees or Red Sox, according to people familiar with his talks. Kansas City is believed serious in its intention to bring him back. "They..." November 22

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    Heard the #RedSox have had "serious dialogue" with free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran

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    Nick Cafardo @nickcafardo

    Red Sox still engaged in Carlos Beltran talks along with Yankees and Orioles. Which team must apt to give 3 yrs could land him.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Orioles interested in Beltran. Pursuit may hinge on team clearing Wieters or another high-salaried player.

  • Yankees could have serious competition from Rangers in pursuing Beltran

    New York Daily News "The Yankees are very interested in Carlos Beltran, but have competition. According to major league executives familiar with the process, the Texas Rangers have been doing background work on Beltran, and could become serious suitors. Another executive pointed to mutual interest between Beltran..." November 13

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    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    The Carlos Beltran market is developing fast and furious: NYY, TEX, BOS, KC, CLE and SEA all interested. Interesting all are AL teams.

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Add the #Mariners to the list of teams with an interest in Carlos Beltran.

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Lobby chatter: Source says that the Yankees are definitely serious about chasing Carlos Beltran.

  • Red Sox making aggressive push for Carlos Beltran

    New York Post "The world champion Red Sox aren’t getting fat. According to a person who knows Carlos Beltran, the switch-hitting right fielder has drawn strong interest from the Yankees’ blood rivals. The person said the Yankees and Orioles are in on Beltran, too, but the Red Sox have been more..." November 08

  • Carlos Beltran looking for three- or four-year deal, and likely a new team

    Yahoo! Sports "Two years ago, Carlos Beltran, who had never taken a World Series at-bat, signed with the St. Louis Cardinals. Against at least one offer of three years and the possibility for four, Beltran accepted two years – and $26 million – from the Cardinals, because he believed an October like the one that..." November 08