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Thursday, December 19, 2013
It's official: Beltran is a Yankee
By Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees officially announced the signing of
this afternoon, and will roll him out in the third of a series of Yankee Stadium press conferences Friday at 11 a.m.
As usual, the Yankees announced no terms but sources have said the 36-year-old Beltran signed for three years at $45 million.
Beltran is a lifetime .283 hitter with 358 home runs in 16 big-league seasons and played the past two seasons with the
St. Louis Cardinals
. He is expected to play right field, with
in center and either
The make room for Beltran on the 40-man roster, the Yankees DFA-ed RHP