Tagged: ‘Dellin Betances’

Same All-Star reliever but with minor concerns [2017 Season Preview]
March 22nd, 2017 at 2:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Spring Training Game Thread: In Search of a Shortstop (Getty Images) For the last three years, I have essentially marked games as wins in my mind whenever Dellin Betances comes in. Sure, there have been a few blown saves here and there, but for the most part, the...

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Has Big Plans to Fix the WBC
March 15th, 2017 at 10:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** Many of the New York Yankees playing in this year's World Baseball Classic have excelled for their home countries. But manager Joe Girardi still wants to see the tournament calendar adjusted. During pool play of this year's WBC, 621,851 fans were in attendance, marking a 34 percent increase from the previous...

American Leaguers with something to prove in 2017
March 13th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The American League is, by and large, an even playing field this season across all divisions, with no absolute, runaway favorite among its ranks. This opens it up to be a league that can be won by riding the hot hand or a free agent striving for the career...

Yankees: Jeter Is Gone, But His Scent Permeates The Clubhouse
March 7th, 2017 at 12:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees shortstop and future Hall Of Famer is gone, but his scent still permeates the clubhouse. And the Baby Bombers are catching a whiff of it and reacting to it by winning. Because even if it's only Spring Training, a pattern is developing that quickly gets passed on from...

Yankees Dellin Betances: Can Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder?
March 7th, 2017 at 8:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** Can Yankees set-up man Dellin Betances finally put the arbitration process and gloating by the front office over $3 million decision to bed? Time away from Tampa and tutoring from some of baseball's best could be just what Betances and the Yankees need. For most of the young Yankees in the...