Dellin Betances RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yankees’ Dellin Betances taking nothing for granted during spring training

    New York Daily News "Dellin Betances has been one of the most dominant relievers in baseball for the past two seasons. So why is he still approaching this spring as if he were still a rookie? The towering righthander enters 2016 as a two-time All-Star and one-third of the most fearsome bullpen trio in recent..." February 22

  • Yankees GM has no plans to trade Miller, Betances

    MLB.com "Andrew Miller seemed to pass every closing test with flying colors this past season, converting 36 of 38 save opportunities in his first crack at the job, but the left-hander could be heading back to a setup role following the Yankees' acquisition of Aroldis Chapman. General manager Brian..." December 29

  • Dellin Betances trying to ignore his potential Yankees promotion

    New York Post "Dellin Betances has 28,000 Twitter disciples, so it’s impossible to shut out the talk of the Yankees possibly trading closer Andrew Miller as they attempt to upgrade a very shaky rotation. “I see some of the stuff on Twitter but I don’t pay attention to rumors,’’ Betances told The Post on..." November 25

  • Could Dellin Betances slide into Yankees' closer role?

    Newark Star-Ledger "If the Andrew Miller trade reports turn into real action over the next few weeks, the Yankees will need a new closer in 2016. The obvious choice, if no one else comes along, is stud reliever Dellin Betances, the team's primary eighth-inning weapon the last two seasons. Can he handle the..." November 20

  • Could the overuse of Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller be a concern for Yankees?

    Baseball Essential "The combo of Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller out of the bullpen has been crucial to the New York Yankees success this year. They have been able to shut down opponents and keep tight leads late in games. But has skipper Joe Girardi been overusing them? Some people believe this will hurt the..." September 14

  • As Betances struggles, Girardi undecided on Yankees’ closer

    New York Post "Dellin Betances’ subpar spring doesn’t have Yankees manager Joe Girardi delaying a decision as to who will replace David Robertson in the closer’s role. “That is a decision that will probably be talked about a lot next week,’’ Girardi said. “It’s not on the forefront of what we are trying to do..." March 27

  • Betances: My velocity ‘nowhere near where it should be’

    New York Post "Delin Betances didn’t know his fastball topped out at 94 mph on Tuesday night against the Tigers at George M. Steinbrenner Field. All the Yankees’ giant right-handed closer candidate understood was that it was short of the gas he hurled last season when he lived in the high 90s and reached 100..." March 25

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    With 2 K's in the 8th (131 & 132), @DBetances50 passes Mariano Rivera for #Yankees single-season record for strikeouts as a reliever!

  • Is Betances the true heir to Rivera?

    ESPN "After going a perfect 9-for-9 in save chances to start the season, New York Yankees closer David Robertson has now blown two saves in his last six appearances, with an ERA of 11.81 and a batting average against of .308. Could the recent struggles have manager Joe Girardi pondering a ninth inning..." June 03

  • Ex-top prospect Betances gets unexpected call to Bronx

    New York Post "Joba Chamberlain’s delay in getting back to the Yankees resulted in Dellin Betances getting an unexpected ticket to The Bronx last night. Chamberlain, out with a strained oblique, expects to have at least one more outing in the minors after playing catch today. “We just want to make sure..." May 17

  • Yankees move once top prospect Betances to Triple-A bullpen

    New York Post "The Killer B’s are dead. Not long ago, the Yankees were hoping that Manuel Banuelos, Dellin Betances and Andrew Brackman would help uplift their rotation with low-cost, high-ceiling arms. Brackman washed out. Banuelos needed Tommy John surgery and is out for this season. And now the Yankees have..." May 11

  • Yankees still waiting to see if Dellin Betances can reach his potential

    New York Daily News "Dellin Betances was throwing a bullpen session on Saturday, showing off a 95-mph fastball combined with a sharp-breaking curveball that had him on track for the Bronx before he forgot how to throw strikes last year. All while Brian Cashman tried to figure out why it doesn’t translate to..." March 03