Tag Archives: Carlos Beltran

What do the Yankees need to do to become contenders?

Dellin Betances

There are 68 games left of the 2014 season, and the Yankees are in between on the "contender/pretender" scale. They have a chance to make a postseason run, but with them at the .500 mark to begin the second half of the season, the Yankees need to improve before they can even think about trying to ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Position Players

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I did something like this at the end of the 2013 season, but with the All-Star Break upon us, I figured it would have been a good time to grade the players on what they've done so far. Each day until the All-Star Break ends, I'll post a mid-season report card for the Position Players, ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury gets start at DH

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When you look at the lineup, the first thing that jumps out at you isn't Kelly Johnson playing left field...it's Jacoby Ellsbury as the Yankees DH. It turns out, Ellsbury becoming the Yankees DH wasn't an accident. “He just needed it,” Girardi said. “Physically he needs it.” Ellsbury had a day-off before the Yankees hit the road, but ...

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Carlos Beltran on concussion DL

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Well, it seems the Yankees are taking the better safe than sorry route with Carlos Beltran. The Yankees announced Carlos Beltran was placed on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion after hitting himself in the face with a baseball during batting practice yesterday. On the bright side, all you Yangervis Solarte fans are going to ...

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Carlos Beltran suffers eye contusion during batting practice

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Okay, three injuries in the span of two hours? This is getting kind of ridiculous. The newest victim was Carlos Beltran and this literally happened 45 minutes ago. Beltran hit himself in the eye during batting practice when the ball hit off the screen and fell on his lower eye. As a precaution, the Yankees took ...

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Brian McCann responds to former hitting coach Terry Pendelton’s comments

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When Brian McCann read the New York Post article regarding Terry Pendleton's (McCann's former hitting coach with the Braves) comments, he was shocked. The article stated McCann's offensive struggles were probably due to the big contract hanging over his head and that McCann would "never be comfortable" playing in New York City. McCann spoke to the ...

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Carlos Beltran has swelling in his knee

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If you saw the lineup this evening and saw Brian McCann as the designated hitter, there's a reason for that: Carlos Beltran has a knee injury. Beltran sent Joe Girardi a text message prior to batting practice to further explain his knee injury. Girardi then explained to reporters what was the issue. “He had a little swelling ...

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Girardi reflects on Soriano being DFA’d

Alfonso Soriano

If you've been following along with the blog this morning, the Yankees had made two separate transactions; one that doesn't really affect the roster until Wednesday and one that affects the roster effective immediately. Vidal Nuno was sent to the Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy and Alfonso Soriano was designated for assignment to put Bruce Billings ...

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