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|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||535.00||21.00||.277||77.00||72.00||1.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|Elbow - Questionable for start of spring training|
|vs Boston||64||22||5|| .373|| .688|| .344|
|vs Buchholz (Career)||6||3||0|| .667||.500||.500|
|vs RHP||260||66||12|| .331|| .446|| .254|
|12/25/2014||Jimmy Rollins, SS LAD|
Matt Garza, SP MIL
Scott Feldman, SP HOU
Jay Bruce, RF CIN
|Carlos Beltran, DH NYY|
|12/24/2014||Carlos Beltran, DH NYY|
Matt Harvey, SP NYM
|Gregory Polanco, RF PIT|
John Lackey, SP STL
|12/24/2014||Curtis Granderson, RF NYM|
Carlos Beltran, DH NYY
|Daniel Vogelbach, 1B CHC|
Tim Anderson, SS CHW
|Last 10 Games|
Yankees' Beltran: 'This year I just feel like I need to prove myself again'
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(1/15/15) Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran said during an interview with YES Network that he is regaining the range of motion in his elbow following surgery. Beltran played with a bone spur in his right elbow during the 2014 season.
"The strengthening program, you know, we kind of basically did everything," Beltran said, per NJ.com. "So the range of motion is there. Bending is there. That's the most important part of rehab. Trying to be able to get that range of motion back."
The 37-year-old Beltran is looking forward to returning to the diamond in 2015 after the elbow injury limited him in '14. He hit just .233 with 15 home runs, 23 doubles and 49 RBI in 109 games.
"Last year was such a crazy year for me with the injury, trying to play through it," he said. "I didn't have the year that I was looking forward to having. This year I just feel like I need to prove myself again. Baseball if a roller coaster."
Yankees' Carlos Beltran undergoes elbow surgery
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(9/30/14) The Yankees announced that outfielder Carlos Beltran underwent surgery to remove loose pieces and a bone spur from his right elbow, per the Journal News on Tuesday.
The procedure is not expected to slow him down in the offseason. Beltran is expected to resume throwing and hitting in roughly six weeks. He should be cleared to begin playing in 12 weeks, according to the paper.
Beltran appeared in just three of the final 20 games in September because of the issue. He finished the year with a .233/.301/.402 line with 15 home runs and 49 RBI in 403 at-bats.
Carlos Beltran finished in 2014
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(9/24/14) Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday that designated hitter Carlos Beltran will definitely not play again this season, LoHud.com reports.
Beltran has been putting off elbow surgery until his season was over, so he will presumably schedule a procedure in the next few days. He finishes with a .233/.301/.402 line as well as 15 home runs and 49 RBI in 403 at-bats.
Manager: Outfielders likely doomed to sit for rest of season
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(9/24/14) Joe Girardi has conceded that Yankees ailing outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury (hamstring) and Carlos Beltran (elbow) appear destined to miss the rest of the season.
"It's going to be pretty tough," Girardi told the Wall Street Journal in regard to their future availability.
Carlos Beltran putting off elbow surgery
|by Al Melchior | Data Analyst|
|(9/21/14) According to MLB.com, Carlos Beltran has opted not to have surgery on his right elbow until after the season, opening up the possibility that he could play during the regular season's final week. Beltran has reported feeling more pain recently as a result of bone spurs in the elbow, and he was too sore to start Sunday's game against the Blue Jays.
However, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said, "We're going to wait to see if he can help us any time in the course of this week because we're still fighting." Beltran last played on Friday, serving as the Yankees' designated hitter against the Blue Jays.
|2014 summary: After a pair of healthy seasons with the Cardinals, Carlos Beltran's first go-around with the Yankees was marked by injuries that kept him off the field for a large portion of the season. Beltran missed close to a month with a shoulder injury, and when he returned, he was almost exclusively a designated hitter. His right elbow wound up holding him out of all but two of the Yankees' final 20 games, and after the season, Beltran had loose bodies and a bone spur removed. When he was on the field, Beltran did not hit with his customary power; he was limited to a .233 batting average, 15 home runs and 49 RBI in 103 games.|
Playing time status: Beltran should be ready for spring training, though at this stage of his career, owners should expect that he could miss substantial playing due to health issues during the season.
2015 outlook: Fantasy owners have written Beltran off before due to health issues and aging, but now that he is 37, it's harder to bank on a rebound. Beltran still has enough power to deserve consideration in standard mixed leagues, but he is not worth a gamble any earlier than the late rounds.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
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|3/4/15||PHI||1:05 pm|| |
|3/5/15||@ PIT||1:05 pm|| |
|3/6/15||@ PHI||1:05 pm|| |
|3/6/15||PIT||7:05 pm|| |
|3/7/15||@ HOU||1:05 pm|| |
|3/8/15||WAS||1:05 pm|| |