Carlos Beltran RUMORS & NEWS

  • Astros continue aggressive offseason with signing of Carlos Beltran

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Astros have agreed to a one-year, $16MM deal with free agent DH Carlos Beltran, ESPN’s Buster Olney writes (Twitter links). Beltran will receive a no-trade clause, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweets. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News had previously tweeted that Beltran would sign..." December 03

  • Yankees have heavy company in Carlos Beltran sweepstakes

    New York Post "The perception of executives inquiring is the Yankees, Red Sox and Astros are the most competitive teams for Carlos Beltran, with perhaps the Rangers lurking to try to retain him. The executives say that beyond the obvious – Beltran, even with his 40th birthday approaching in April, remains a..." November 22

  • Yankees, Red Sox could get into bidding war for Beltran

    Boston Herald "There’s no question the Red Sox want Carlos Beltran as a replacement for David Ortiz. One baseball source called him a “top priority,” another tempered that description, noting the Sox want to see how the market develops. Either way, there’s mutual interest, but there’s no shortage of patience..." November 18

  • Yankees looking seriously at Encarnacion, Beltran

    Fanrag Sports "With Brian McCann off the books, the New York Yankees are seriously looking at top DHs now, including Carlos Beltran and Edwin Encarnacion, among others, sources say. Beltran is a guy they are familiar with and like very much, and it wouldn’t be a shock if the Yankees bring him back. Beltran, a..." November 18

  • Source: Carlos Beltran’s decision may be coming down to Red Sox, 3 other teams

    WEEI Boston "It appears the Red Sox have some familiar competition for Carlos Beltran’s services. According to a source familiar with the negotations, four teams have currently shown the most interest in the 39-year-old outfielder/designated hitter — the Red Sox, Blue Jays, Yankees and Astros. The Rangers,..." November 16

  • Astros ‘hot’ for Carlos Beltran, who’s still getting interest from Rangers

    New York Daily News "Carlos Beltran remains on the Rangers' radar, but the other team in Texas appears to be in pursuit of the designated hitter. According to a source, the Astros are "hot" for Beltran, who spent half a season with Houston before signing with the Mets before the 2005 season. He played two and a..." November 09

  • Red Sox showing interest in Beltran

    Fanrag Sports "Edwin Encarnacion has been mentioned as a possible replacement for David Ortiz for months, but Carlos Beltran is also on the Red Sox radar. This should not be a surprise as Boston is looking at the top of the market first, and Beltran figures to be a shorter deal than Encarnacion — one or two..." November 08

  • Carlos Beltran plans to play in 2017

    Hardball Talk "’s TR Sullivan reports that Carlos Beltran plans to keep playing in 2017. He hopes for the Rangers, but if not, he’ll enter the free agent market. Beltran will turn 40 next April, but he still hit .295/.337/.513 with 29 homers and 93 RBI over 151 games between the Yankees and the Rangers" October 11

  • Carlos Beltran says in Texas, as opposed to New York, it’s “more about baseball”

    Hardball Talk "Carlos Beltran was traded from the Yankees to the Rangers recently. He was asked what the biggest difference was between playing for the Rangers and playing for the Yankees. His answer was about the media environment surrounding each team: "Playing in Texas … it’s relaxing, man. Being here, for..." August 18

  • Carlos Beltran leaves game with "quad contusion"

    Lone Star Ball "Texas Rangers right fielder Carlos Beltran was lifted from tonight's game due to a "quad contusion," according to the Rangers. Beltran was replaced by Delino DeShields in the bottom of the seventh inning. " August 07

  • Yankees trading Carlos Beltran to Rangers for prospect Dillon Tate

    SI "The Yankees will trade outfielder Carlos Beltran to the Rangers in exchange for a package headed by pitching prospect Dillon Tate, Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan reports. Beltran, 39, is the latest Yankee to be traded as the deadline approaches, after general manager Brian Cashman dealt relievers..." August 01

  • 4 teams emerge in Beltran hunt — including intriguing Red Sox

    New York Post "With the heavy lifting complete — the trades of Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller — the Yankees were continuing to survey what was possible for other pieces, notably Carlos Beltran. The Astros, Indians, Rangers and Red Sox have all inquired in recent days on Beltran. One person familiar with..." July 31

  • Indians, Rangers interested in Carlos Beltran

    MLB Daily Dish "Cleveland and Texas have discussed deals for outfielder Carlos Beltran with the Yankees, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman and’s J.R. Sullivan. The Indians have also been linked to Jonathan Lucroy, and since adding catching depth appears to be their priority before the deadline,..." July 30

  • Carlos Beltran on Yankees: 'I want to stay here'

    USA Today "In a season where inertia has been a hinderance for the New York Yankees, one of their few bright spots has been the 39-year-old Carlos Beltran. He is, despite the nearly two decades on his record, still one of the more valuable players in baseball. He just made his ninth All-Star Game and owns..." July 29

  • Yankees and Royals have discussed Carlos Beltran

    Sportsnaut "After losing two of three to the Boston Red Sox to open the unofficial second half of the season, the New York Yankees may very well find themselves out of contention in the American League. Now sitting one game under .500 and 5.5 games out of the final wild card spot in the American League, it..." July 18

  • Where might Yankees ship Miller, Beltran and Chapman?

    Sporting News "The Yankees, it seems, are finally coming around to the realization that they won’t be playoff contenders this year. And so they are preparing to do something they haven’t done in a generation — become sellers at the non-waiver trade deadline. The horrors. Back in early June, when those of..." July 18

  • Beltran joins switch-hitting legends with 1,500 RBIs

    The Score "Carlos Beltran achieved a historic milestone Friday. As he stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in a 5-0 game against the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees slugger found a pitch he could handle and drilled it down the right-field line." July 16

  • Report: Jays show interest in Beltran, Upton

    TSN "The Toronto Blue Jays could be in the market for outfield help. After Jon Heyman reported on the team's renewed interest in Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce last week, ESPN's Jim Bowden reported on Friday that the team has had internal discussions about New York Yankees All-Star outfielder..." July 16

  • Carlos Beltran pinch-hits but still days away from returning to Yankees lineup

    New York Daily News "The Yankees’ best hitter was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game nursing a tight hamstring, but Carlos Beltran entered Thursday’s game in the seventh inning as a pinch hitter and drew a walk before being replaced by pinch runner Starlin Castro. Beltran said before Thursday’s..." July 01

  • Injured Carlos Beltran would be the sign Cashman’s waited for

    New York Post "Two to four. Seven to nine. When the baseball obit writers put the final touches on the Yankees’ disappointing 2016 season, the visiting hours for the pinstriped wake are posted above courtesy of The Post. Three-fifths of the rotation sport ERAs north of 5.00. The hitting has been spotty..." June 29

  • Carlos Beltran in line for $17M offer — if he lasts till August

    New York Post "Part of the big-picture plan for the Yankees – to get younger, more athletic and more financially flexible – has been to run out big contracts: Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira after this season, and Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia after next. But I believe it is becoming more likely that..." June 24