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Mets Won’t Be Players For Yasmani Tomas

Here is the latest on Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas as reported by Andy Martino of the Daily News. Tomas has been linked to with varying degrees of seriousness to the Dodgers, Padres, Phillies, Twins, Rangers, Giants and Tigers. Martino says that people involved in the process now identify the Phillies as strong contenders for Tomas, and the Padres and Dodgers as far less likely...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Beltran Could Have Altered Fate For World Series Teams

The trade that sent Carlos Beltran to the San Francisco Giants for Zack Wheeler set off a chain of events that could have impacted the fates of the Giants and Royals. Beltran went on to sign with the Cardinals during the following offseason and then signed a three-year deal with the Yankees before the 2014 season. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, teams were convinced that Beltran...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It's October in New York and, once again, in terms of sports, we might as well be on Mars

The Jets are a lost Malaysisan airliner. Last Sunday, the Giants played with the nervousness of Sayreville, N.J., incoming freshmen. The Knicks are - well - the Knicks. The Rangers stick their nose above sea level once every 20 years. The Mets are still recovering from Carlos Beltran taking strike three - right down the middle. And the Yankees - once the pride of Gotham - are...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Kind Of Free Agent Should Mets Sign?

Could The Mets Pursue Asdrubal Cabrera To Play Shortstop? What was the best free agent deal the Mets ever pulled off? Unquestionably, it was Carlos Beltran. The uber-talented thoroughbred outfielder that the Mets used to have patrolling center field during much of the last decade….when he was healthy enough to play. Those Mets clubs of the 2000′s will go down in history as a...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz? Of course! Why didn't we think of that?

Nick Carfardo, one of the Globe's gaggle of go-to Gammonites, says Prince Hal and Bathhouse Brian will be hot into the bidding war for Nelson Cruz, based on his 2014 contract season numbers and the fact that he is one of the few free agents old enough to remember Fawn Hall and Ollie North's shredding parties.Cruz would be a perfect fit for the Yankees next year because:1...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
10 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Fan Shot: Cespedes Is The Answer

An MMO Fan Shot by Matt Stephens Since the trade of Carlos Beltran to the Giants, the Mets have noticeably been missing one key component from their lineup- the prototypical outfielder with a big bat. Omar Minaya admirably tried to give us Jason Bay but failed, and Sandy thought Granderson would work, but instead wound up with a serviceable six hitter. For the first time in what...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Carlos Beltran has elbow surgery

The New York Yankees finished the 2014 season on Sunday with a 9-4 win over the Boston Red Sox. Although they finished in second place in the American League East, the Yankees record of 84-78 was their worst since they won 79 games in 1995. On the injury front, veteran Carlos Beltran underwent elbow surgery. He's expected to be ready to play in about three months.#455611286...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran ungergoes elbow surgery

  Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has undergone elbow surgery to remove a bone spur and loose pieces that limited his throwing ability for most of the 2014 season. The Yankees said team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad operated on Beltran's right elbow on Tuesday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. The team said Beltran can start throwing and hitting in about six weeks and can...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Yanks outfielder Carlos Beltran has elbow surgery

NEW YORK (AP) Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has undergone elbow surgery to remove a bone spur and loose pieces that limited his throwing ability for most of the 2014 season. The Yankees said team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad operated on Beltran's right elbow on Tuesday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. The team said Beltran can start throwing and hitting in about six...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran likely out for season

New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury and designated hitter/right fielder Carlos Beltran aren't expected to return to the lineup for the rest of the season, reports Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: #455087110 / gettyimages.comEllsbury hasn't played since Friday due to a sore hamstring. Various injuries impacted Ellsubry throughout the season, but still managed to appear...
Via Sports Injury Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran may not play again this year

Carlos Beltran has had a lost season in New York. The 37-year-old has a .233/.301/.402 batting line and 15 homers over 109 games, and has battled bone spurs in his elbow. While he had already decided to put off surgery on the spurs until after the season, there is a chance he is not going to play through it for the week’s final season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira continues to have issues with a sore wrist, which forced him out of Saturday night's game in the fifth inning. He will see a hand surgeon Sunday. In addition, outfielder/DH Carlos Beltran will consider surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow, thereby ending his season a week early.Mark Teixeira#455812218 / gettyimages...
Via MLB Injury News
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran, wife lose son to miscarriage

Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran and his wife Jessica suffered a miscarriage yesterday. Carlos posted on his Facebook page: La vida me acaba de quitar la bendición de tener mi primer hijo (varón). Conozco de Dios y vivo agradecido por todas sus bendiciones como mi bella familia, amigos, fanáticos y mi carrera. Todo es y será en el tiempo perfecto de Dios y así mi esposa y...
Via Bob's Blitz
September 18, 2014  |  1 Comment

Beltran and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Two days ago, Carlos Beltran left the team because his wife suffered a miscarriage - a real life tragedy - and if there is one upside to the bleak 2014 season, it is that Beltran needn't rush back to the Yankees.Why bother? The team is divoting through the back nine holes of Derek Jeter's farewell tour, a sad and surprisingly tiresome period, when Beltran could play no meaningful...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran’s Wife Suffered A Miscarriage

Some sad news regarding baseball vet Carlos Beltran and his wife, who suffered a miscarriage. The couple has 1 daughter together, and were due to have their first son. Beltran left the team Wednesday to deal with the personal matter and revealed all to his fans on his Facebook page (translated from Spanish): “The life of me just take the blessing of having my first son ( man ...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Beltran, wife lose son due to miscarriage

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 Derek Jeter, who has spoken with Beltran. "We are here, playing a game, trying...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran’s wife had a miscarriage

Carlos Beltran left the Yankees on Wednesday to deal with a personal matter, and the veteran later revealed on Facebook the nature of the matter: his wife had a miscarriage. Here is a translation of Beltran’s statement: “The life of me just take the blessing of having my first son ( man ). I know […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Fans Blame Carlos Beltran For Season In Strange Poll (Photo)

There are many reasons why the New York Yankees are all but counted out of postseason contention for the second straight year. There are the injuries that have left them without a viable starting rotation. There’s the fact that their shallow farm system can’t make up for those injuries. There’s the fact that they refuse to believe that at 40 years old, shortstop Derek Jeter...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran still plans to wait until after the season to have elbow surgery

Carlos Beltran hasn’t played since Tuesday due to a bone spur in his right elbow and the Yankees are all but out of the playoff race, but Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports that the veteran slugger still plans to wait until the season is over before having surgery. Beltran, who has been dealing with the injury since May, resumed swinging a bat yesterday and felt some improvement. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Carlos Beltran, Chase Headley, Francisco Cervelli

The Yankees' playoff hopes took a sharp dive when they were swept by the Baltimore Orioles in Friday's doubleheader, leaving the New Yorkers five games back in the Wild Card race with only 16 games remaining and six other teams in the mix. They are again without three key players, whose status is updated below.Carlos Beltran took swings on Saturday and noted "some...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

00000000001000000000... a lot of zeros on the 2014 Yankees

Let the record show that the 2014 Yankees - of the Incontinent Empire - didn't even make it to mid-September for playing meaningful games. Our "post-reason" race, even with the phony one-day wild card, ended before Monday's third-quarter moon. Last year, they at least made it to the final weekend. At this rate, in 2015, we'll be free on Labor Day.From now on...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: is Carlos Beltran out?

Carlos Beltran seems to be following the footsteps of teammates CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova, and Masahiro Tanaka after being taken out of Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays due to an elbow injury. New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi mentioned on Wednesday that Carlos Beltran may be out for the rest of the season because of Beltran’s recurring elbow pain. It’s almost...
Via isportsweb.com
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Beltran and Gardner could be done for the season

The injury bug continues to bite back, even as the Yankees attempt to make a desperate stretch run push. Brett Gardner has been suffering from a mild abdominal strain, but according to Joe Girardi there’s no timetable for his return. He originally suffered the injury back in Cleveland where he missed one game, but re-aggravated it Friday hustling to second base on double. ...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Carlos Beltran scratched with sore elbow

The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday by the score of 8-5 to improve to 74-69 on the season. The Yankees remain in the wild card race at four and a half games out with 19 games to play. They were without the services of Carlos Beltran, who was out of the lineup with a sore elbow.#455183776 / gettyimages.comBryan Hoch, who covers the Yankees for MLB.com,...
Via MLB Injury News
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

As the New York Yankees spiral out of the postseason race, how about we play some Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda where it concerns a few of their offseason moves?Move #1The most puzzling to me was the signing of Carlos Beltran. Yes, he had some nice seasons in St. Louis, but a three-year deal bringing him to his age-39 season seemed less than optimal at $45 million. Plus his signing cost...
Via The Baseball Stance & Beyond
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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