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David Robertson’s New Beard Symbolizes End of Era with New York Yankees
December 17th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
David Robertson is now a member of the Chicago White Sox, and to prove he is no longer a member of the New York Yankees, D-Rob is sporting a new beard that he wasn't able to grow as a member of the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson signed a four-year pact with his...

Mariano Rivera Endorses Dellin Betances to Be New York Yankees Closer in 2015 Season
December 13th, 2014 at 12:21 PM
A year ago around this time, newly retired closer Mariano Rivera had publicly endorsed his protege and student, David Robertson to become the team's next closer following his retirement from baseball after the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson cashed in on a successful 2014 season as the Yankees closer, converting 39 of 44...

Comparing the Contract Years of David Robertson and Jonathan Papelbon
December 9th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees knew they would have a giant hole to fill at the back of the bullpen with the retirement of Mariano Rivera in 2013. While it was widely acknowledged that David Robertson had the ability to be an MLB closer, he had never stepped into that role...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Bringing Back David Robertson Seen as ‘Priority’
November 17th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
In a rather disappointing 2014 season for the New York Yankees, one of the few bright spots was the back end of the bullpen; especially Dellin Betances and David Robertson. ***PHOTO1*** While Betances is under the Yankees control for a while, Robertson is a current free agent and looking for big-time closers...

New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances a Finalist for American League Rookie of the Year
November 5th, 2014 at 7:43 AM
While Dellin Betances is awaiting to see if the New York Yankees will re-sign closer David Robertson or if he bolts out of town for a chance to close elsewhere, he's got a chance to win an award following his rookie season. ***PHOTO1*** Betances was named a finalist on Tuesday for the...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: 6 Teams Strongly Interested in Yankees’ David Robertson
November 3rd, 2014 at 10:48 AM
While the New York Yankees are expected to present David Robertson with a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer on Monday, they're going to find some aggressive competition for their closer on the free agent market. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has reported that there are no fewer than...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances Make All-Rookie Team
October 12th, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Baseball America came out with its annual All-Rookie Team and there were two Yankees who made the cut: starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka and reliever Dellin Betances. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka was one of five starters named to the squad, while Betances was the lone reliever. Here is BA's write-up on each player: The Yankees’ $155 million...

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...

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)...

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...