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Carlos Beltran Traded to Texas Rangers

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has been traded to the Texas Rangers in exchange for three pitching prospects.

The deal was announced on Monday.

Rangers fans, RT & give a BIG Texas welcome to @carlosbeltran15. #WelcomeToTexas

— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) August 1, 2016

In addition to Beltran, the Rangers will also get cash considerations in the trade. The Yankees, meanwhile, get minor league right-handed pitchers Dillon Tate, Nick Green and Erik Swanson.

Beltran, 39, will be a free agent at the end of this season, when his current three-year, $45 million contract runs out.

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