Beltran returns for Yankees

 

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Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran returned from the 15-day disabled list and was in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Oakland Athletics.

After missing three weeks because of a bone spur in his right elbow, Beltran batted fifth as the team's designated hitter on Thursday.

Beltran was batting .234 with five homers and 15 RBI before the injury.

The team designated infielder Scott Sizemore for assignment to make room for Beltran.

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