Yankees, Carlos Beltran sign 3-year, $45 million deal

Saturday December 7th, 2013

Carlos Beltran has a career .283 battng average. (Ron Vesely/Getty Images) Carlos Beltran has a career .283 batting average. (Ron Vesely/Getty Images)

The New York Yankees signed Carlos Beltran to a three-year deal Friday, reports Mike Feinsand of the New York Daily News.

The deal will pay Beltran $45 million over the length of the contract.

The 36-year old Beltran played the previous two seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals, helping the team reach the World Series where they lost to the Boston Red Sox. The All Star outfielder hit .296 with 24 home runs in 2013.

SI WIRE: Mike Napoli, Red Sox agree to 2-year deal worth $32 million

The Yankees lost two players to free agency on Friday with Robinson Cano signing with the Seattle Mariners and Curtis Granderson going to the cross-town New York Mets.


SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.