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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Yankees Injury Update: Carlos Beltran has elbow surgery

By on 10/01/2014 06:00:00 AM

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.

Our own Nathaniel Reeves reported on September 24 that Beltran, who hasn't played since September 19, would undergo surgery to remove a bone spur in his right elbow.

Bryan Hoch, who covers the Yankees for, tweeted the following on Beltran's status.
Beltran batted .233 with 15 home runs and 49 RBI in his first season with the Yankees. The 17-year Major League veteran has played for the Royals, Astros, Mets, Giants, Cardinals and Yankees and is a career .281 hitter with 376 home runs, 1,376 RBI and 311 stolen bases. 

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