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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...

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...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Have Good Enough Prospects to Make Big Trades
July 28th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
For years, people have been down on the New York Yankees farm system; mostly because not many great players have come through it over the years. ***VIDEO1*** The lack of prospects is why may feel the Yankees can't make certain trades at the deadline and at times, have to settle for older...

Watch Brian McCann’s Walk-Off Blooper Lift Yankees Past Reds for Series Sweep
July 20th, 2014 at 4:58 PM
It wasn't the prettiest of walk-off hits for New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann, but it still puts one in the win column for the Bronx Bombers as they successfully swept the Cincinnati Reds with a 3-2 series finale victory on Sunday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** The Yanks carried a 2-1 lead going into...

Dellin Betances not Pitching in MLB All-Star Game a Horrible Decision
July 17th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
New York Yankees reliever and rising star Dellin Betances made it to his first All-Star Game in 2014, however it was a horrible decision not to let the 26-year-old at least face a batter in the midsummer classic. ***VIDEO1*** Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell made the decision not to give Betances...

Dellin Betances’ Sick Numbers as New York Yankees Reliever Will Blow Your Mind
July 15th, 2014 at 6:25 PM
So, you think you know just how good New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has been this season? These stats will sure help if you don't. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Simon of ESPNNewYork.com had a killer article showing just how good Betances (4-0, 1.64 ERA) has been for the Yanks this season and why...

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,...

2014 MLB All-Star Game: Masahiro Tanaka, Dellin Betances, Derek Jeter Make Cut
July 6th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
The New York Yankees will have two more representatives in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game as Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances will each make their first appearance in the midsummer classic as rookies. The Yanks' public relations Twitter feed shared the good news: More congratulations out to @t_masahiro18 and Dellin Betances who...

New York Yankees: Dellin Betances was Almost a Basketball Player
June 25th, 2014 at 8:35 AM
He's one of the most dominant relievers in Major League Baseball today, but New York Yankees pitcher Dellin Betances almost chose the hardwood over the baseball diamond. ***VIDEO1*** That's right, Betances was a basketball player in high school, according to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com, and was even recruited by some schools to...

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...

Dellin Betances Talks New York Yankees’ Closer Job, David Robertson
June 1st, 2014 at 6:06 PM
Dellin Betances is being crowned as the next New York Yankees closer and the 26-year-old spoke about the prospect of getting the job, whether sooner or later, after the Yanks' loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** According to Daniel Barbarisi of The Wall Street Journal, Betances was nothing but humble about...

New York Yankees Don’t Need Dellin Betances as Much as Starting Pitching
June 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Yankees don't need Dellin Betances, or at least not as much as they need a starting pitcher. Michael Pineda suffered a setback in his rehab on Saturday and now he's going to miss more time. Add Pineda to the growing list of missing starters with Ivan Nova and...

MLB Trade Rumors: GMs Say Yankees Have Pieces to Make 1 or 2 Big Deals
May 29th, 2014 at 5:08 PM
The New York Yankees will be in the market for a starting pitcher or two before the 2014 MLB trade deadline passes, but do they have the pieces necessary to make any significant deals? ***VIDEO1*** According to ESPN.com's Jim Bowden (subscription required), there are numerous general managers around baseball who believe the...

New York Yankees’ Injuries Usher in New Era for Franchise
May 29th, 2014 at 9:19 AM
***VIDEO1*** With all their injuries this season, the New York Yankees are getting a glimpse of the next generation of young players who will be taking this organization into the future. There's no question the Yanks will need their veterans to win in 2014, but just as important are the roles their...

New York Yankees: Why Dellin Betances’ Workload May Get Lighter
May 28th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** With the way Dellin Betances has pitched for the New York Yankees so far, it's easy to want to see him out there on an everyday basis. Not only has Betances been the most consistent reliever out of manager Joe Girardi's 'pen in 2014, but he's also proven to be an exciting...