About this unusual Yankees offseason
Girardi juggles his expensive bench for maximum yield. Some well-timed “dead cat bounces” from Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran , Brian McCann, and A-Rod and suddenly you have a very competitive bunch. If only “very competitive” was
Can new Yankees shortstop handle NYC without Jeter's influence?
positive change. To be sure, the Yankees still feature a number of highly respected, lead-by-example veterans — Carlos Beltran , Brian McCann, Martin Prado, Jacoby Ellsbury, Mark Teixeira, et al. But this season, they also could be re
Will we see A-Rod in pinstripes again?
hitting designated hitter should be. But there’s some good news, too: Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Carlos Beltran — last winter’s big free-agent signings, which we (or I, anyway) thought would balance the loss of Robinson
Takeaway from this month? The Royals have been really good.
recent Royals history is full of sob stories about players who got too expensive and departed Kansas City — Greinke, Carlos Beltran , Johnny Damon, and so on — the long-term extensions for the homegrown Billy Butler , Gordon, Escobar and Perez
The rehabilitation of Kolten Wong
Sox' historically based chance of winning was 96 percent. Granted, you might adjust that number to account for Carlos Beltran 's (then) tremendous hitting talents ... but you might just as logically adjust the other direction for Koji
Whither Oscar Taveras
Taveras Rob Neyer @robneyer For most of this season, RIGHT FIELD was a black hole for the St. Louis Cardinals. With Carlos Beltran off to the Bronx, the Cardinals seemed to have a solid Plan A in Allen Craig, and a thrilling Plan B in Oscar Taveras
Cardinals go from Kershaw to Bumgarner -- who might be even tougher
Game 1 starter. "He's a big, strong fellow." When the Cardinals beat Bumgarner in Game 1 of the 2012 NLCS, Carlos Beltran and David Freese provided big home runs. They are gone now, leaving Jon Jay and his 6-for-14 showing as the
The most soul-sucking Kansas City Royals lowlights from the past 30 years
baseball changed, the Royals' payroll began to sag while other teams poached their homegrown talents (such as Cone, Carlos Beltran , and Johnny Damon), attendance plummeted and parents had to wonder if it was responsible to subject their young
Bumgarner's 1 bad throw costs Giants clinch chance
into home for the second run, hopped up and hollered in triumph. Bumgarner hadn't given up a postseason run since Carlos Beltran homered in the fourth inning of the Giants' Game 1 loss of the 2012 NLCS in St. Louis. Sandoval extended his postseason
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