Yanks' Carlos Beltran faces surgery

Updated: May 15, 2014, 5:35 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Carlos Beltran is the latest Yankee to land on the disabled list, and it is unclear when he will return.

Beltran's bone spur in his right elbow has forced the right fielder to the disabled list as he waits for a cortisone shot and pills to kick in.

It usually takes a few days before the medicine takes its full effect. If it doesn't ease the pain in Beltran's elbow, he could face surgery. Beltran estimated an operation would cost him six to eight weeks.

"I'm getting ...

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