Source says Yankees and Carlos Beltran have agreed to a three-year, $45 million deal.
Yankees will also give up a first round draft pick with this signing. The switch-hitting Beltran 24 home runs, 17 of them coming from the left side, a total that will likely go up moving to Yankee stadium and he will be able to DH at times this season, which could help him stay healthy for a full season. Analyst: Michael Pichan View Profile
The Rangers have reached an agreement with free agent catcher J.P. Arencibia, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News
Arencibia was a fan favorite, especially among the females up in Toronto. The move to Texas will definitely help his power numbers and offer him some needed protection in the lineup. J.P. could be a solid sleeper at the catcher position this year. Analyst: Jeff Mans View Profile
According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports the Mariners are still pursuing free agents Shin-Soo Choo, Carlos Beltran and Nelson Cruz, among others.
Evidently the Mariners are dumping out their bank accounts this offseason in hopes of finally being a competitive ball club in 2014. Choo would be a very nice get for Seattle and provide Robinson Cano somebody to be on base when he comes to the plate. Analyst: Jeff Mans View Profile