The New York Yankees have agreed to a trade that will send outfielder Carlos Beltran to the Texas Rangers for right-handed pitching prospect Dillon Tate and others, according to multiple reports and confirmed by ESPN.
Beltran, 39, is batting .304 with 22 home runs and 64 RBIs this season for the Yankees. He is in the final year of a three-year, $45 million contract and will be a free agent after this season.
Tate, 22, was the Rangers' first-round pick in the 2015 draft. The right-hander is 3-3 with a 5.12 ERA in 17 games (16 starts) at Hickory, Texas, the Rangers' Class A team in the South Atlantic League.
The trade was first reported by Yahoo! Sports.