Who replaces Dellin Betances?

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

According to most, David Robertson is replaceable, there is a better question to be asked about the 2015 Yankees bullpen.

Yankees game 151: Yankees score enough to win

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Brandon McCarthy snaps the Yankees’ three-game losing streak and reaches a career-high tonight.

Yankees game 148: Cannot close out the finale

New York Yankees v Washington Nationals

Hiroki Kuroda went seven strong innings but some difficulties with scoring and problems with location ended badly for the Yankees.

Yankees game 104: Yankees lose series on close contest

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Toronto Blue Jays 5 — New York Yankees 4 The Yankees fall in a close game to finish off a 10-game homestand. For the finale of a three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays, Shane Greene got the call to try and continue his strong debut season in the big leagues. After an infield single […]

Yankees game 88: Early offense leads to a pair of pitching firsts

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New York Yankees 5 — Cleveland Indians 3 The Yankees scored early in support of a rookie and an All-Star rookie closed it out. After a scoreless first by Indians’ Justin Masterson, the second inning would go downhill and snowball. Brian McCann would start the inning with a double and Brian Roberts would double too, […]

Derek Jeter headlines the Yankees selected for 2014 All-Star Game

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The 2014 All-Star Game will take place in Minnesota Twins’ ballpark, Target Field. The New York Yankees will have three representatives at the Midsummer Classic. Derek Jeter, SS (14th All-Star selection) 9th starting. – Fan Vote .266/.319/.322, 81 hits, 2 home runs, 21 runs batted in Not necessarily going for his 2014 contributions but going […]

Yankees Game 45: Yankees get extra inning win to split series

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New York Yankees 4 — Chicago Cubs 2 (13 innings) It took 13 innings and a bad pitch by a former Yankee but the Yankees split the two-game series in Wrigley. In the unexpected pitcher’s duel, the Yankees’ Chase Whitley battled with Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. Through the first three innings, Whitley matched zeroes with […]

Yankees Bullpen Emerges As Secret Weapon

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The (relatively) young 2014 season has been an up-and-down one, filled with new talent, surprising performances, and more injuries. The Yankees are three games above .500 entering a lengthy mid-west road trip, but are atop the AL East – which looks to have serious mediocrity parity across the five teams. Considering the high-profile players the Yankees […]

Betances Continues to Dazzle


Aside from maybe Yangervis Solarte, 26-year-old right hander Dellin Betances has been the most pleasant surprise for the New York Yankees. In a time when the pitching staff is ravished by injuries Betances has stepped up and become a bright spot for the bullpen. The once coveted starter now turned reliever has been punishing batters […]

Yankees Game 40: Pitching dominates in Subway Series finale

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New York Yankees 1 — New York Mets 0 The homegrown pitching was absolutely dominant to follow Tanaka’s gem. In a matchup of MLB debuts, the Yankees sent Chase Whitley and the Mets sent Jacob deGrom. The two rookies did not face much adversity in their debuts. Oddly enough, the rookie pitchers could not get […]

Yankees Game 29: Cold start, hot finish in win

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Tampa Bay Rays 3 — New York Yankees 9 The Yankees as a whole struggled early on but a second time around proved different for Masahiro Tanaka and the offense. Over Tanaka’s young major league career, he has had a theme of surrendering at least one home run in each start, today would not be […]

Yankees Game 24: Murphy brings home three in close win

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Los Angeles Angels 3 — New York Yankees 4 In a game of the bullpens, homegrown Yankees achieve a couple of firsts. In the first inning, Mike Trout got a hold of a Vidal Nuno 1-0 pitch for a solo home run and an early one-run lead. On the other side, the Angels sent Hector […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 28: Betances big in big spot

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Toronto Blue Jays 3 — New York Yankees 1 Michael Pineda appears to have his final start in the fifth starting pitcher battle and he was able to minimize the damage he allowed. After an easygoing first inning, a common struggle haunted Pineda. In the second inning, Eduardo Nunez would commit a throwing error to […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 18: Phelps starts today


Minnesota Twins 7 — New York Yankees 3 David Phelps got the start to today’s game against the Minnesota Twins. He allowed a run after a leadoff double came around to score in the first inning. Second baseman Brian Dozier would open the third inning of Phelps’ start with a no doubt home run but […]

Yankees Game 162: Win the marathon 2013 finale


New York Yankees 5 — Houston Astros 1 (14 innings)   It took 14 innings, but the Yankees won today’s game by a score of 5-1 over the Houston Astros to end the 2013 regular season. In the first inning, the Yankees got a double but they also had three strikeouts to end that quickly. […]

Yankees Promotion Decisions Looming as September Approaches

J.R. Murphy could have the biggest impact of all potential September call-ups (Photo: Trenton Thunder/Facebook.com)

With major league rosters set to expand to 40 players on Sunday and the Triple-A baseball season ending on Monday, one can expect to see some new (and some old) faces in the New York Yankees clubhouse by the conclusion of Labor Day weekend. Every year, teams add a couple of extra arms for their […]

Nova activated from DL


The Yankees have announced that Ivan Nova has been activated from the disabled list, according to Erik Boland of Newsday. Dellin Betances will be sent down to make room on the roster. Nova has been sidelined since April 26 with right-triceps inflammation. Through four starts on the season, he’s 1-1 with a 6.48 ERA. David Phelps slid into […]

Betances gets the call


The Yankees have called up righty pitcher Dellin Betances to add another arm to the pen, according to Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. No corresponding move has been made yet, but chances are Brett Marshall will be sent down since he threw over 100 pitches last night in mop-up duty. Betances, 25, was […]

BronxPinstripes.com’s Preseason Top 30 Prospects

Gary Sanchez has been named as BronxPinstripes.com's top preseason prospect (Photo Credit: MiLB.com)

The baseball season is almost upon us, which means it is time for BronxPinstripes.com to release its first edition of prospect rankings for the 2013 season. Our final rankings from last year, completed in August just days after the trade deadline, featured the same one-two punch at the top, but things have been greatly shaken […]

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 disastrous seasons for a “top” prospect in recent history. Betances entered today’s game in relief, and picked up right where he left off after his […]