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DELLIN BETANCES RUMORS

Who Should Close for the Yankees?

One of the many question marks for the New York Yankees going into the 2015 season is who should take over for David Robertson as the closer. The two main candidates are, as many people know, Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller. Neither player has closed games in the past but will be counted on to do so this season. While I do not fully believe in the concept of a closer as it is...
Via Baseball Essential
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday Dellin Betances

Dellin Betances is 27 years young today. Standing 6 foot 8 and wearing number 68, he exploded onto the scene at 100 miles per hour last season and made everyone take notice.Born in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan and raised on the Lower East Side, Betances grew up a Yankees fan. He attended games with his family during his youth. In 1998, at the age of 10 years old,...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dellin Betances, Dominant and Deceptive

I don’t have to be talked into writing posts about Dellin Betances. If I just supplied 10 consecutive GIFs of his fastball followed by his breaking ball, we’d probably all walk away happy (don’t worry, there will be plenty of GIFs). It’s special when a pitcher comes along and dominates major league hitters with just two […]
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
27 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
28 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

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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