Betances’ Struggles Continue in Fall League Opener

Dellin Betances continued to struggle in the Arizona Fall League opener (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

The Arizona Fall League held Opening Day today, and there were seven Yankees prospects on hand with the Scottsdale Scorpions. One of which was Dellin Betances, who had one of the most┬ádisastrous┬áseasons for a “top” prospect in recent history. Betances entered today’s game in relief, and picked up right where he left off after his June demotion to Double-A Trenton.

Yankees batters
David Adams: 1-3, 2B, BB
Slade Heathcott: 0-3, BB, K
Austin Romine: 1-3, 2B, R, BB

Yankees pitchers
Dellin Betances: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, WP; 28 pitches (13 strikes)

In addition to these four players, the Yankees also assigned Danny Burawa, Mark Montgomery, and Zachary Nuding to the Arizona Fall League. You can read my full game story on today’s Fall League opener here.

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Dan Pfeiffer

A former University of Scranton student and Ramapo College of New Jersey graduate, Dan majored in Political Science before joining BronxPinstripes. A northern New Jersey native, Dan has followed not only the Yankees, but their Scranton and Trenton affiliates extensively. You can follow Dan on Twitter at @danpfeiffer74.