Key To A Series Win:
Get The ‘Pen Back On Track:
Specifically, Dellin Betances. In the righty’s last 4.2 innings of work, he has surrendered six runs (11.57 ERA) on seven hits while walking three while watching his earned run average climb from 2.01 entering this road trip to 3.54 as we begin this four-game set at Yankee Stadium.
It’s quite simple for the Yankees: they will not turn their season in a winning direction if the bullpen, which was established to shorten contests considerably, fails to live up to the hype. So, the key to this series along with the key to resurrecting this season is to get back to bullpen dominance.