SEATTLE — Dellin Betances won’t be traded. That’s what Brian Cashman told Jim Bowden оn MLB Network Radio Thursdaу. Thе Dailу News has confirmed Betances would not be dealt before th
SEATTLE — Thе Yankees need to get Aroldis Chapman оn track. Sо it made perfect sense for Joe Girardi to bring in the highest paid closer in baseball histоrу with a four-run lead in the nint
“Not very" was how he made it sound on Sunday when he declared the Yankees will be “careful buyers,” and now we have an idea of what that means, as Cashman passed on Jose Quintana, the White Sox lefty who was traded to the Cubs on Thursday.
Anyway, here are our first-half grades:
Facing Max Scherzer, Carlos Martinez and Alex Wood, the Yankees' 25-year-old rookie sensation went 0-for-3 with a strikeout, ground out and fly out for the American League team on Tuesday night
While on first base, Harper’ microphone picked up him giving the NL’s first base coach a rather simple and blunt scouting report on Betances.
The Washington Heights native came up through the Yankees' farm system and ultimately turned himself into a four-time All-Star who leads all MLB relievers in WAR since the start of 2014.
“Thank God the players voted last week,’’ he said. “I had a couple of tough games (since then).”
Starlin Castro and Gary Sanchez committed costly errors in the seventh, while Dellin Betances gave up a pair of earned runs in the frame — the first time he’s given up an earned run in his last 23 appearances.