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New York Yankees Players React to Alex Rodriguez Hitting HR No. 660 Vs. Red Sox
May 2nd, 2015 at 2:32 PM
All the talk about would they or wouldn't they in regards to the New York Yankees celebrating Alex Rodriguez after hitting home run No. 660 was laid to rest after Rodriguez was greeted by his team, lead by none other than manager Joe Girardi, at the top step of the...

New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances Limped Off Field After Completing 8th Inning on Wednesday?
April 29th, 2015 at 3:44 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, April 29 at 5:19 p.m. ET Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Dellin Betances doesn't have any kind of serious injury and that his limping was a result of a blister on his toe. Girardi said Betances has a blister on one of his big toes, which is why he was...

Andrew Miller Breaks New York Yankees Record After Recording 8th Save on Monday Night
April 28th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees closer Andrew Miller has done something not even Mariano Rivera could do. ***PHOTO1*** After 20 games, Miller has eight saves on the season, which is the first time any Yankee has ever accomplished such a feat. The original 20-game record for saves was held by Mariano Rivera, who did...

Joe Girardi All but Confirms Andrew Miller is New York Yankees’ Official Closer
April 27th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
While he didn't say specifically, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi basically admitted his official closer is Andrew Miller after not naming one at the start of the season. This ends the co-closer experiment before it even got off the ground. ***PHOTO1*** Before Monday night's game versus the Tampa Bay Rays, Girardi...

New York Yankees Players Growing Mustaches; Still Trying to Recruit A-Rod, Joe Girardi: Photo
April 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In a hideous showing of solidarity, New York Yankees players are all growing mustaches—well, most of them. Okay here we go, side view of the Gardner stache! Talking to my friend @OlivingstonTV pic.twitter.com/UEG8ctAZc8 — Marly~ESPN Deportes (@MarlyRiveraESPN) April 24, 2015 Led by Brett Gardner, multiple Yankees players are growing out their mustaches during...

New York Yankees Joe Girardi Considering a Closer Switch for Subway Series Vs. Mets?
April 25th, 2015 at 12:36 PM
Here comes that co-closer stuff again. ***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has hinted that the team could choose to go with Dellin Betances as the closer for the series versus the New York Mets instead of Andrew Miller, per Erik Boland of Newsday: "It's something I might think about doing." The reasoning...

Andrew Miller Cements Status as New York Yankees Closer After Monday Night
April 14th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
If you still question who the New York Yankees' closer should be after seven games into the season, just take a look at Andrew Miller's performance from Monday night and his numbers over his first three outings of 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Miller came into the game during the eighth inning with one out...

Dellin Betances Can’t Be Trusted as New York Yankees Closer After Ugly Season Debut
April 9th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Dellin Betances picked up where he left off in spring training during his 2015 season debut, which is why the New York Yankees can't trust him to be a closer right now. ***PHOTO1*** Coming out of camp, the Yankees didn't name an official closer and instead opted to use co-closers in Betances...

Curt Schilling Discusses Alleged Velocity Issues of New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances
April 3rd, 2015 at 8:55 AM
Everyone is concerned about New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances, except for the team's brass and former Boston Red Sox pitcher, Curt Schilling. ***PHOTO1*** The fears about Betances stem from his alleged drop in velocity this spring, and from the fact that Betances is putting up dreadful numbers in exhibition play. Betances...

Brian Cashman Says New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances Never Had Velocity Problems
March 31st, 2015 at 1:30 PM
All this talk of New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances having velocity issues this spring is hogwash, according to general manager Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** Along with lackluster numbers that have people concerned, Betances was also said to be throwing less heat than he did as compared to last season. Well, Cashman is here...

New York Yankees Should Choose Andrew Miller or Nobody for Closer’s Role
March 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With the spring Dellin Betances is having, the New York Yankees would be wise to go with Andrew Miller as the team's closer should manager Joe Girardi actually make a decision. ***PHOTO1*** The possibility stands that Girardi will not make a decision and instead go with a dual closer situation. This way...

Should New York Yankees Be Concerned About Dellin Betances’ Lack of Velocity, Bad Spring Numbers?
March 25th, 2015 at 3:35 PM
New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances is having some issues in spring training this year, which may be cause for concern moving forward. ***PHOTO3*** Betances has not looked like himself thus far during exhibition play. On Wednesday versus the New York Mets, Betances struggled again, allowing one homer and recording only one...

New York Yankees’ Bullpen Ranks Among Best in 2015 Projected WAR, Average Velocity
March 20th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
While we already knew that the New York Yankees were set to have a stellar bullpen for the 2015 season, advanced statistics have just proven it. ***PHOTO1*** Owen Watson of Fangraphs broke down each team's backend of the bullpen based on the WAR (wins above replacement) of the relievers who would pitch...

New York Yankees Players Poised for a Breakout Season in 2015
March 19th, 2015 at 5:24 PM
The New York Yankees are going to need some improvement from within in order to excel this season. Brian Cashman refrained from making any splashy acquisitions this offseason and chose instead to acquire assets with high upside and hope for a few breakout seasons in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann McCann struggled at the...

New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances is Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Lakers Fan
March 16th, 2015 at 4:54 PM
The only thing New York Yankees fans won't like about reliever Dellin Betances is the teams he supports outside of baseball. ***PHOTO1*** In a question and answer with ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand, Betances spills the beans on his two favorite teams from the NBA and NFL: the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Cowboys: Q:...

Adam Warren Should Have No Affect on New York Yankees Closer Decision
March 16th, 2015 at 2:48 PM
Normally you would think the starting rotation has nothing to do with who a team names closer, but that is exactly the case for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi. ***PHOTO1*** Adam Warren, who has been a staple in the Yanks' bullpen the past few seasons, is vying for the No. 5...

Andrew Bailey Getting Rave Reviews; Could Give New York Yankees Ridiculous Bullpen
March 12th, 2015 at 9:24 AM
Andrew Bailey continues to progress towards his goal of being ready for Opening Day 2015, giving the New York Yankees the possibility of having a ridiculously talented bullpen for the upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** Bailey threw a few days ago in a simulated game and is prepared to make the next step in...

Dellin Betances Likely to Be Named New York Yankees Closer for 2015 MLB Season
March 12th, 2015 at 7:51 AM
While it hasn't been made official yet, it is looking more and more like the New York Yankees will name Dellin Betances the closer for the 2015 Major League Baseball season. ***PHOTO1*** CBS Sports' Jon Heyman said as much on Wednesday, noting that the Yankees are likely to tab 26-year-old Betances as...

Michael Pineda, Nathan Eovaldi Show Why New York Yankees Should Lead MLB in Strikeouts
March 10th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Michael Pineda and Nathan Eovaldi combined for five filthy (good) innings with seven combined strikeouts and showed not only New York Yankees fans, but the baseball world why the Yanks' pitching staff should lead the major leagues in strikeouts. ***PHOTO1*** Even without much of their rotation healthy last season, the Bronx Bombers...

How New York Yankees Should Handle Dellin Betances-Andrew Miller Dynamic in 2015
March 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Barring him having a horrible spring, the New York Yankees should go with Dellin Betances as their closer, leaving fellow reliever Andrew Miller in the setup role. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into spring training, the Yankees don't have a definite answer for who their closer will be. Instead, a competition will take place between...