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DELLIN BETANCES RUMORS

Will Dellin Betances be the New York Yankees’ next great closer?

Spring training is finally under way and baseball fans are rejoicing. While there are many interesting debates going on such as Alex Rodriguez’s early return and C.C.’s weight gain, the common question continues to arise: who will close for the New York Yankees? Previous closer, David Robertson, was a free agent and decided to sign with the Chicago White Sox for $46 million over...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Betances, Miller or both for Yankees' closer?

The New York Yankees have a situation that many teams would kill for; two incredibly capable relievers vying for the ninth-inning job. Right-hander Dellin Betances and lefty Andrew Miller entered camp as the close-out options for manager Joe Girardi.Girardi has stated that he would like to settle the issue before Spring Training ends, but also said he felt comfortable utilizing...
Via Yankees Unscripted
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees As Good As Any Team In AL East

New York Yankees relief pitcher Dellin Betances The New York Yankees head into the 2015 season having missed consecutive postseasons for the first time in two decades. Winning the World Series had always been the benchmark in Gotham, but the bar of expectation is set very low this season for the Yankees; though it shouldn’t be. The 2015 Yankees are as good as any team in the...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should be the New York Yankees closer?

In 2013, the Yankees lost an iconic player who is arguably the best closer of all time. This Yankee pitcher, Mariano Rivera, currently holds the MLB record for career saves with an astonishing 652 saves. When he retired, the Yankees faced a tough decision as to who would be their future closer. For the 2014 season, Joe Girardi opted to go with a homegrown Yankee pitcher, David Robertson...
Via isportsweb.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees rumors: who should close?

The Yankees are still feeling the effects of the post-Rivera era, and are still trying to find their long-term closer. The latest news of David Robertson going to the White Sox means that the Yankees must decide who is going to close out their games. They have a couple of options they could go with that includes Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller, or they could choose to go into free...
Via isportsweb.com
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees find their shortstop and bolster their bullpen

The New York Yankees have finally made a splash in free agency. They have traded for their next shortstop, Didi Gregorius, and have bolstered their bullpen with the signing of Andrew Miller. Gregorius may not be a strong hitter, but he is a very good defender with a lot of potential. Last season he hit .226 with the Arizona Diamondbacks, but only played in 80 games, which is a relatively...
Via isportsweb.com
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees' Betances A Finalist for 2014 AL ROY

Yankees Universe received some pleasant news yesterday when reliever Dellin Betances was named a finalist for the 2014 AL Rookie of The Year (ROY) Award. Betances faces some stiff competition, however, as he will have to beat out the favorite for the award, White sox slugger Jose Abreu. Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker is also a finalist.For those who bet on baseball--and for the...
Via Lady At The Bat
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dellin Betances: Bright spot in gloomy season

The New York Yankees have had a rotten season by many team’s standards, let alone their own 'win a championship every year' motto. But, amid the gloom was a very bright spot, one that was pretty unlikely; the emergence of Dellin Betances.Betances etched his name into the Yankees’ record book by striking out two batters in Wednesday’s game versus the Tampa Bay Rays. The strikeouts...
Via Yankees Unscripted
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dellin Betances is the Future of Pitcher Usage

  New York Yankees pitcher at after a Yankees – Angels game, 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In almost every game for the Yankees, there lurks a 26 year old who more closely represents Sasquatch than a bullpen pitcher.  Said pitcher, Dellin Betances, and the Yankees are revolutionizing the game with very few casual fans outside of the Yankees fan base even realizing this phenom exists...
Via Cheap Seat Analytics
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Betances Continues to Dazzle

Aside from maybe Yangervis Solarte, 26-year-old right hander Dellin Betances has been the most pleasant surprise for the New York Yankees. In a time when the pitching staff is ravished by injuries Betances has stepped up and become a bright spot for the bullpen. The once coveted starter now turned reliever has been punishing batters all season with his electric 97 MPH fastball and...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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