UPDATE: The Yankees have ruled out Carlos Beltran


Ah, late July. When a perfectly good blog post I spend several minutes on (as far as you know) gets mooted just a few minutes later.

Regarding that report about the Yankees talking to the Mets about Carlos Beltran: yeah, forget it.  Bob Klapsich reports that the Yankees have ruled him out as “not a fit.”

Expect this kind of report/update/counter-update stuff to rule the day for the next couple of weeks.  And don’t you dare complain. I see the traffic and I know that someone eats this stuff up.