Dellin Betances RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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