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MLB Free Agent Rumors: David Robertson Likely to Remain with New York Yankees in 2015
October 9th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
With Dellin Betances emergence as a dominating reliever in 2014, it made David Robertson's future with the New York Yankees in doubt, especially because he's a free agent in waiting. ***PHOTO1*** The plan likely was that the Yankees would offer Robertson a one-year, qualifying offer, Robertson would turn it down and then...

MLB Qualifying Offers Raised to $15.3 Million This Offseason; up from $14.1 Million Last Year
October 7th, 2014 at 5:45 PM
Over the last couple of years, Major League Baseball has raised how much the qualifying offers have been for free agents who are eligible to receive them. This winter, they will be raised again for those eligible to receive one. ***PHOTO1*** The league announced on Tuesday that the qualifying offers teams can...

Yankees’ David Robertson: Alabama’s Nick Saban is Better Leader than Joe Girardi
October 2nd, 2014 at 2:45 PM
It's no secret that current New York Yankees closer and impending free agent David Robertson is a huge University of Alabama fan, being that he's from the state, attended the college and played his baseball there before coming to the majors and loves their football program. ***PHOTO1*** So while appearing on a...

Joe Girardi Thinks Dellin Betances is Ready to Be New York Yankees Closer in 2015
September 28th, 2014 at 8:57 AM
If David Robertson leaves in free agency after the 2014 season, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi believes Dellin Betances is ready to step up and take over the job. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson will likely be offered a one-year qualifying offer that could pay him upwards of $15 million, per George A. King...

New York Yankees RP Dellin Betances Shut Down for Rest of Season
September 27th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
New York Yankees reliever and 2014 breakout star Dellin Betances has been shut down for the final two games of the 2014 season after reaching his innings limit. ***PHOTO1*** David Lennon from Newsday has the latest: Betances done for season. Girardi said he's pitched enough innings for this year. #yankees — David Lennon (@DPLennon)...

New York Yankees’ David Robertson on Blown Save to Orioles: I Pitched Like Crap
September 15th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
On Sunday night, the New York Yankees had a chance to earn a split with the first place Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards; a split that would have given them a lot more confidence heading into the final two weeks of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann had just hit a go-ahead home...

David Phelps Will Go to New York Yankees Bullpen After Return from DL
August 21st, 2014 at 2:21 PM
The New York Yankees will send David Phelps to the bullpen once he returns from his 15-day DL stint. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Joe Girardi told Brendan Kuty of NJ.com that the plan is for Phelps to go to the bullpen once he's officially back, which will help Phelps return to the mound sooner...

David Robertson Says New York Yankees Made Mistake not Signing Him in Offseason
August 7th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
The New York Yankees and their closer, David Robertson, will be at a crossroads this offseason when the 29-year-old becomes a free agent with the opportunity to leave the only team he's ever known. ***VIDEO1*** New York could keep Robertson in two ways: offer him a qualifying offer at around $14 million...

New York Yankees Can’t Risk Losing David Robertson for a Draft Pick
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:58 PM
The New York Yankees will have a big decision to make once the 2014 season is over: should they give David Robertson a long-term contract? ***VIDEO1*** Based on his numbers this season, the answer to that question is a resounding yes. Robertson has been dominant this season, as has been the case...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘Working Hard’ to Improve Bullpen Also
July 29th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
In the waning hours of the MLB trade deadline, the New York Yankees are working vigorously to improve their bullpen and starting rotation. ***VIDEO1*** This comes from Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, who gets his information from some good old unnamed National League general managers: Yankees working hard on trying to improve rotation and...

Yankees Rumors: David Robertson May Accept Qualifying Offer After 2014
July 26th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Yankees have quite the dilemma on their hands when it comes to their star closer David Robertson, who is due to become a free agent after 2014. ***VIDEO1*** The most immediate dilemma will be whether or not to trade Robertson before the July 31 trade deadline. Doing so could...

David Robertson, New York Yankees Have Had ‘Zero’ Contract Extension Talks
July 15th, 2014 at 1:39 PM
David Robertson fits the bill as an elite closer in Major League Baseball, but the New York Yankees have not approached him about a contract extension as the 29-year-old gets ready to hit the open market during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** Robertson has been stellar in 2014 with the burden on his shoulders...

MLB Trade Rumors: Do the New York Yankees Consider Becoming Sellers at Trade Deadline
July 11th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The New York Yankees and sellers at the trade deadline. Two phrases that almost ever go together, especially considering the fact that the Yankees are always contenders and have winning seasons. ***VIDEO1*** Yet, with the Yankees potentially losing Masahiro Tanaka for the rest of the 2014 season if he needs Tommy John Surgery,...

New York Yankees Sign Heath Bell to Minor League Contract
June 13th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
The New York Yankees have signed reliever Heath Bell to a minor-league deal. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News broke the story after it was discovered Bell was on the roster of the Yanks' Triple-A affiliate, Scranton Wilkes-Barre: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre has added RHP Heath Bell to its roster, so it appears...

New York Yankees Expect Shawn Kelley to Return on Wednesday
June 10th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley has been on the disabled list for what seems like forever with a back injury and is expected to finally return to the team on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** MLB.com's Bryan Hoch broke the news: Shawn Kelley is expected to rejoin the Yankees tomorrow. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) June 10,...

New York Yankees: Dellin Betances Makes David Robertson Trade Possible
June 3rd, 2014 at 4:25 PM
The New York Yankees need some serious help and they need it right away, so is David Robertson a viable trade chip for the team to use in order to get that help? ***VIDEO1*** Robertson has recently become expendable in the wake of Dellin Betances' meteoric rise to fame. Betances is already...

New York Yankees Need to Make Dellin Betances the Team’s New Closer Over David Robertson ASAP
June 2nd, 2014 at 12:39 PM
Most people thought David Robertson would make a fine closer taking the place of Mariano Rivera this season after spending the last couple of seasons as his setup man and learning from him. ***VIDEO1*** Although it hasn't been the perfect transition from the greatest closer to ever put on baseball spikes to...

New York Yankees David Robertson on Ninth Inning Implosion: ‘It was a Bad Day’
June 1st, 2014 at 11:14 PM
New York Yankees rookie, Chase Whitley was impressive for five innings against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. The Yankee bullpen tookover and was solid the rest of the way, until the game's final frame. The Yankees turned to closer David Robertson in the ninth and handed the game over to...

New York Yankees: Dellin Betances Helped by Joe Girardi’s Steady Hand
May 25th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi can frustrate fans of the team from time to time, but there's no denying that the way he's handled Dellin Betances out of the bullpen this season deserves credit. Betances has already made a name for himself as a reliever for the Yankees. His 49 strikeouts...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Reportedly ‘Won’t Consider’ Dealing Dellin Betances
May 24th, 2014 at 8:58 PM
New York Yankee fans are in fear that their hottest new reliever, Dellin Betances, will be on the trade market this summer as the team looks to add a starting pitcher this season, but have no fear, the Yanks are not interested in dealing the fireballer. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jon Heyman of...