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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...

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...

New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances Addresses Trade Rumors; Doesn’t Pay Attention to Trade Talk
May 23rd, 2014 at 12:39 PM
Because of the New York Yankees injuries to their starting pitching staff, trade speculation has begun to pop up involving the Yankees and other starting pitchers around the league. ***VIDEO1*** Cliff Lee, Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Mark Buehrle, R.A. Dickey, Bronson Arroyo among others have been linked to the Yankees as potential...

New York Yankees Have Struck Gold in Emergence of Power-Armed Relievers with Dellin Betances, Adam Warren
May 16th, 2014 at 12:43 AM
Before this season, Adam Warren and Dellin Betances were at one time considered starters who simply weren't cutting it in order to get a shot in the New York Yankees starting rotation. ***VIDEO1*** So with Joba Chamberlain, Boone Logan and Mariano Rivera all moving on, plus Michael Pineda winning the fifth spot...

New York Yankees Shut Out New York Mets for 2nd Straight Time in 1-0 Win; Chase Whitley Impressive in Debut
May 15th, 2014 at 11:36 PM
After Tuesday night's 12-7 massacre by the New York Mets over the New York Yankees, the Yankees pitching staff resembled more of a minor league pitching staff as opposed to a major league one. 21 runs in two nights in your own building will get that kind of reaction. ***VIDEO1*** But once...

Chase Whitley’s New York Yankees Debut a Good Sign for Injured Starting Rotation
May 15th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
***VIDEO1*** Chase Whitley made his Major League Baseball debut for the New York Yankees on Thursday night against the New York Mets on the big stage of the Subway Series and looked pretty good doing it. The rookie starter logged just 4.2 innings, but allowed only two hits, two walks and no...

John Ryan Murphy Hits 1st Career Home Run, Leads New York Yankees to 4-3 Win Over Los Angeles Angels
April 26th, 2014 at 5:25 PM
Following a 13-1 drubbing at the hands of the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night, the New York Yankees found a way to respond positively in the second game of the three-game series on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** Vidal Nuno took the ball in his second start with the Yankees, his first since replacing...

After Shawn Kelley’s Implosion as Closer, New York Yankees Should Try Dellin Betances in Role
April 10th, 2014 at 12:22 AM
On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees got a second chance at what Shawn Kelley could offer them as a closer. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, they saw what he could do with a two-run lead, but this time, he was inserted into a tied game and hoping he could keep the game tied...

Who Will the New York Yankees Add to the Expanded September Roster?
August 31st, 2013 at 3:37 PM
Decisions, decisions... tomorrow Major League rosters expand to 40 and there were four newly empty lockers in the New York Yankees locker room today. The Bombers will add a third catcher, another utility infielder and some more arms for this final run at a playoff birth. New York plays 17 days...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 17 Dellin Betances
January 31st, 2013 at 4:17 AM
Dellin Betances is not a new name to the New York Yankees prospect list just one that has slipped down in rank over the past couple of seasons. The 6' 8" 260 lb right-hander has had some bumps in the road over the past couple of seasons since he was considered part of the top prized "killer...