Tag Archives: Dellin Betances

What to do with the Yankees’ arbitration-eligible players

Embed from Getty Images This morning, Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors released 2017 salary projections for arbitration eligible players. If you’re unfamiliar, this has been released annually for the past few years and has been rather accurate at pegging who will … Continue reading

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If there’s anything to worry about, it’s Betances’ command, not velocity

Your browser does not support iframes. Ah, spring training. It’s a time when we get a little too excited about some obscure player in above his head and a time when we worry about another player struggling in extremely small … Continue reading

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Sunday Links: Betances, Eovaldi, Nutrition, Service Time, and Lee

Passing along a few good reads from this week: Fangraphs | Dellin Betances, Dominant and Deceptive by Owen Watson We all know that Dellin Betances has some nasty stuff. His fastball can tough the upper-90s, and his breaking ball is … Continue reading

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The impact of the Andrew Miller signing

Your browser does not support iframes. On Friday, the Yankees made their first big free agent splash of the 2014-2015 offseason, inking Andrew Miller to a four-year, $36M contract. I already profiled Miller when I wrote him up as an … Continue reading

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With or without Robertson, the Yankees bullpen could be worse in 2015

#456407064 / gettyimages.com With a mediocre 84-78 record, and an even more disappointing .478 (77-85) 3rd Order Win%, the 2014 Yankees gave fans plenty to complain about. Their offense was one of baseball’s worst, and thanks to a plethora of … Continue reading

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Tale of the tape: Rivera’s 1996 vs. Betances’ 2014

#455202258 / gettyimages.com A couple weeks ago, Dellin Betances struck out Tampa Bay’s Kevin Kiermaier to break the Yankees’ single-season strikeout record for a relief pitcher. Mariano Rivera was the previous record holder, punching out 130 batters in 1996 as the … Continue reading

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Don’t worry (too much) about the Yankees bullpen

#451668586 / gettyimages.com The Yankees bullpen has really scuffled of late. For the second time in two games, the bullpen cost them the game last night, when Dellin Betances and Shawn Kelley yielded four runs in the bottom of the … Continue reading

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The unexpected storylines of the 2014 season

Last week, Baseball Prospectus took a look at some of the unanticipated stories that have developed in the 2014 season. Today, let’s take a look at some of this season’s unforeseen events from a Yankees-centric perspective. This list is no particular … Continue reading

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Should we be concerned about Betances’ and Warren’s workloads?

Heading into the season, it was looking like the bullpen would be a weakness for the Yankees. Despite losing Mariano Rivera and Boone Logan, Brian Cashman and company didn’t do much to augment the bullpen this winter, with Matt Thornton — … Continue reading

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