Carlos Beltran had right elbow surgery today; Yankees say he can resume hitting and throwing in six weeks, playing in 12.
Girardi said Beltran will be shut down for rest of year, and maybe Ellsbury and Teixeira too
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
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
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
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
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
Carlos Beltran is headed to Tampa to take extended spring training at-bats tomorrow. #Yankees
Girardi says beltran will hit today, and then take BP tomorrow, and then the yankees will "make some decisions from there."
More good news: Beltran took 25 swings from each side of plate, says he's pain-free
ESPN.com "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
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
CBSSports.com "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
CBSSports.com "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
Beltran hyperextended his right elbow. Getting an MRI. Did it in batting cage between at-bats.
CBSSports.com "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
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
Sources: #Royals have not offered Beltran $48 million for three years. To get to that level, ownership likely would need to intervene.
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
Yankees have made offer to FA infielder Omar Infante, in addition to Drew, Ellsbury, Choo, Beltran, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
CBSSports.com "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
Heard the #RedSox have had "serious dialogue" with free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran
Red Sox still engaged in Carlos Beltran talks along with Yankees and Orioles. Which team must apt to give 3 yrs could land him.
Sources: #Orioles interested in Beltran. Pursuit may hinge on team clearing Wieters or another high-salaried player.
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
The Carlos Beltran market is developing fast and furious: NYY, TEX, BOS, KC, CLE and SEA all interested. Interesting all are AL teams.
Add the #Mariners to the list of teams with an interest in Carlos Beltran.
Lobby chatter: Source says that the Yankees are definitely serious about chasing 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
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
CBSSports.com "The Yankees have been discussing several big-name free agents -- including new ones Jacoby Ellsbury, Matt Garza and Stephen Drew -- as they weigh how to remake their team. The Yankees are still aiming to cut their payroll from $230 million to below $189 million, but with several free agents and..." November 01
SB Nation "After suffering a right rib contusion in Game 1 Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran received a Toradol injection prior to Game 2. Following the Cardinals' 4-2 win over the Red Sox right fielder Carlos Beltran told reporters he received an injection of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory..." October 25
CBSSports.com "Cardinals slugger Carlos Beltran has been replaced in right field with Shane Robinson in Game 1 of the World Series. Robinson started the game in center but moved to right -- with Jon Jay taking over in center -- to begin the bottom of the third inning for the Cardinals. Beltran made an..." October 24
Mozeliak: Beltran X-rays negative CT scan negative. Day to day. Severe rib bruise. #Cardinals
Beltran will be in #STLCards’ lineup.
Beltran status unchanged: Game time decision. My hunch is he sits tonight.
CBSSports.com "Lots of big names -- including Carlos Beltran Japan's Masahiro Tanaka Brian McCann and even Shin-Soo Choo -- were discussed at the Yankees organizational meetings over the past couple days. The names of Beltran Tanaka and McCann have been connected to the Yankees before but Choo is a fairly new..." October 23
New York Daily News "Baseball’s newest Mr. October could be a Yankee next year. Carlos Beltran who has become one of the most clutch players in postseason history (except for that one night at Shea) could be on the Yankees’ radar this winter a move the former Met sources say would strongly consider. According to..." October 15
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Pittsburgh Pirates the last National League team to qualify for a division series since that format was instituted in 1995 got off very much on the wrong foot today against the kings of divisional play. The Cardinals who have won eight of the previous 10 division series in which they have..." October 04
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Carlos Beltran played in his 2060th regular-season game in the majors Monday night. He is the second most prodigious home-run hitter in postseason play behind Babe Ruth clouting one every 8.86 at-bats. He ranks third in postseason batting average at .363 behind Lou Brock and Paul Molitor. But..." September 24
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The absence of injured Allen Craig has pressed veteran Carlos Beltran into the Cardinals’ cleanup spot and into more consecutive games than the club had planned to use him even at this late point in the season. Manager Mike Matheny addressed that by giving Beltran a day off Wednesday. “Not..." September 19