Carlos Beltran has decided to roll the dice, knowing full well if this gamble fails he’s going to miss significant time.
Carlos Beltran has acknowledged that if he is unable to play through the pain in his right elbow, surgery is an option. The likelihood is that if he does give it a go, it won’t be for long.
There is just no way around it, the Yankees are going to need some help.
Already ravaged by injuries to three of their starting pitchers and a key reliever, the Yankees were dealt another blow on Thursday when slugger Carlos Beltran was placed on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation.
The eight-time All-Star, who departed the opener of the Subway Series at Yankee Stadium on Monday night, had a cortisone shot after the game. He’s currently listed as day to day and is hoping that the pain goes away.
The New York Mets surprisingly slugged their way to their longest winning streak over the New York Yankees.
Dean Anna drew a bases-loaded walk on a full-count pitch with two outs and Carlos Beltran followed with a two-run single during a four-run 12th inning as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Sunday.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed two bunt hits in eight dominant innings, Carlos Beltran homered for the third straight game and New York welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the current Yankee Stadium with a 3-0 victory.
Since Mark Teixiera went on the disabled list on April 5 with a strained right hamstring, the $200 million Bronx Bombers have cobbled together a platoon at first base.
Big signings mean big expectations for the Yankees this season. Fans will expect the very best from the Bronx Bombers with home ticket prices significantly higher during divisional match ups this summer.
Who’s on first? It’s complicated. “We have to do what it takes,” Beltran said after after taking over at the position midway through Sunday’s win. “I hope I don’t have to do it again.”
Two weeks into the season, BoSox manager John Farrell has had about enough of baseball’s expanded replay system. And, of course, it’s all thanks to the Yankees.
Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-2 Sunday night with the aid of another disputed replay ruling that led to the ejection of Red Sox manager John Farrell.
The Yankees have gone 2 for 18 with runners in scoring position in two losses to the Astros. But Carlos Beltran says it’s way too early to be concerned.
If all three don’t have bounce-back years it won’t matter what the new guys do. Consider these three guys the core for 2014.