Royals Make Push For Carlos Beltran

Carlos_Beltran_2013With the Red Sox appearing unwilling to go past two years for Carlos Beltran and the Yankees appearing to be focused elsewhere at the moment, the Royals and others could be in prime position to land star outfielder Carlos Beltran.

The Yankees have been painted as a Beltran favorite in some places, but one person involved in those talks on Wednesday characterized the Yankees’ chances as “iffy” to win Beltran after adding Jacoby Ellsbury for $153 million, especially considering their interest in improving their decimated rotation while keeping a door open for their own free-agent star Robinson Cano.

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