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Yankees | Dellin Betances dinged again

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 19:39:58 -0700

New York Yankees RP Dellin Betances allowed a run and two hits with two strikeouts in an inning of work Friday, June 3, against the Baltimore Orioles, and he suffered the loss. Betances has now allowed at least one run in three straight appearances.

Fantasy Tip: Betances had a similar stretch at the end of April and early May and settled down, and he'll do so again. Fantasy owners need not worry too much, and he is still racking up plenty of strikeouts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Steve Melewski

Yankees | Two Yankees RPs were unavailable

Sat, 07 May 2016 16:13:15 -0700

New York Yankees RPs Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances were unavailable Saturday, May 7.

Fantasy Tip: Aroldis Chapman is due back Monday, so Sunday could present Miller's final save chance for a while. All three are worth owning, but Chapman owners are close to rejoicing.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Yankees | Yanks bullpen dominating

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:02:18 -0700

New York Yankees RPs Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances have struck out 16 of the last 18 batters they've faced, and New York's relievers lead the majors with a 13.37 K/9 rate. Miller and Betances have combined to strike out 27 of the 41 batters they've faced (65.9%). Miller and Betances will be bumped back an inning when RP Aroldis Chapman returns from his suspension May 9.

Fantasy Tip: This is exactly why both Miller and Betances should be owned in all fantasy formats, even if they aren't seeing save chances once Chapman returns.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | Dellin Betances takes loss Tuesday

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:47:24 -0700

New York Yankees RP Dellin Betances committed a throwing error Tuesday, April 5, that led to a 5-3 loss to the Houston Astros. Betances took the loss.

Fantasy Tip: Betances won't be driven down in fantasy rankings due to one loss, as he still will get save chances in the absence of Aroldis Chapman. Andrew Miller will get chances from time to time, but keep Betances activated.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Ron Blum

Yankees | Closer role wide open for Yankees

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 11:04:33 -0800

New York Yankees RP Andrew Miller was told by general manager Brian Cashman the organization plans to keep Miller, RP Aroldis Chapman and RP Dellin Betances, and the closer role will be determined at a later date.

Fantasy Tip: Chapman faces a likely suspension to start the season, so he is likely out of the closer competition initially, and until there is an official announcement of who will pitch in the ninth inning it is difficult to project their respective fantasy values firmly. All three will return exceptional ratios with plenty of tallies in the strikeout column, so with the potential for saves added to the mix, there is a lot to like about all three after the top-tier closers come off the board. Stay tuned for additional updates.

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Yankees | New York open to dealing Andrew Miller?

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 14:31:13 -0800

New York Yankees RPs Andrew Miller, Aroldis Chapman and Dellin Betances are expected to form a "three-headed monster" out of the bullpen, according to general manager Brian Cashman. However, Cashman noted the organization is open to trading Miller.

Fantasy Tip: Chapman has a potential suspension looming, so there will likely be one fewer "head" in the mix to open the season, and exactly how the usage is split up will significantly impact the value of each reliever. Until the ninth-inning arm is officially announced, it is difficult to project value for each. However, as it stands, the upside of saves along with their expected low ratios and high strikeout totals makes Miller, Chapman and Betances viable grabs after the elite closers are taken in drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Bob Nightengale

Yankees | Bullpen will have different look for Yankees

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:22:14 -0800

New York Yankees RPs Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances will pitch the ninth and eighth innings, respectively, next season, according to manager Joe Girardi. RPs James Pazos and Jacob Lindgren are candidates to fill the seventh-inning role, according to Girardi and general manager Brian Cashman.

Fantasy Tip: The Yankees traded relievers Adam Warren to the Chicago Cubs, and Justin Wilson to the Detroit Tigers, so there is an opening in the bullpen to help transition from the starter to the powerhouse one-two punch in the eighth and ninth innings. Miller is an elite closer entering the 2016 season, and Betances pitches in enough high-leverage situations to warrant a roster spot in the majority of seasonal leagues, and both strikeout batters at a high-end rate. Pazos and Lindgren are not options in yearly formats at this pint.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Wallace Matthews

Yankees | Dellin Betances struggles again

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:56:49 -0700

New York Yankees RP Dellin Betances allowed a 10th-inning home run and was charged with the loss during the Yankees 4-3 defeat by the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, July 7.

Fantasy Tip: Betances has been absolutely lights out since the beginning of last season, however, he has now allowed three earned runs over his past two appearances. Typically it wouldn't be anything to be too concerned with. However, Andrew Miller (forearm) is expected to be activated from the disabled list Wednesday July 8, and he will return to the closer role. Betances could have coughed up his ninth-inning opportunity with his recent slip ups. Miller and Betances should both be owned in the majority of fantasy formats.

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Yankees | Andrew Miller likely back Wednesday

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:44:40 -0700

New York Yankees RP Andrew Miller (forearm), who threw a scoreless inning with Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Monday, July 6, is likely to be activated from the disabled list before the game Wednesday, July 8, according to manager Joe Girardi. Miller allowed two hits and struck out one in an inning of work Monday. Girardi said Miller will immediately resume his role as the team's closer, with RP Dellin Betances sliding back to the eighth-inning setup role.

Fantasy Tip: Get ready to activate Miller and immediately put him back in your lineups in traditional leagues. Betances should still be owned in all formats even without the save opportunities he was receiving with Miller out.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Wallace Matthews

Yankees | Dellin Betances is the next man up

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:59:23 -0700

New York Yankees RP Dellin Betances will take over closer duties with RP Andrew Miller (forearm) headed to the disabled list with a strained forearm muscle.

Fantasy Tip: Betances has been next to unhittable this season with a 0.28 ERA, a 1.06 FIP, a 0.77 WHIP and a 15.0 K/9 over 32.1 innings. Now that he'll take over the ninth inning for the Yankees, he should be viewed as a top-tier closer. He already should have been owned in all fantasy leagues, but your waiver wire is worth another check. It isn't out of the question for Betances to hold the job for the remainder of the season, either.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch