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New York Yankees' Carlos Beltran, left, hits a double as Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo, right, looks on during the first inning of Game 2 of an interleague baseball doubleheader on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Yankees' Carlos Beltran, left, hits a double as Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo, right, looks on during the first inning of Game 2 of an interleague baseball doubleheader on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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