DETROIT — Dellin Betances is getting nearer to creating his season debut with the Yankees, however the right-hander will proceed his rehab task with Double-A Trenton for now.
Supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned Betances nonetheless has some work to do earlier than he lastly joins the Yankees after lacking your entire season, first with a shoulder impingement adopted by a lat pressure.
“He felt a bit higher than final time, however we wish to see him proceed to construct up,’’ Boone mentioned earlier than the Yankees-Tigers sport was rained out Wednesday at Comerica Park. “He’s not all the best way again to the place he would wish to be or the place we might need him to be. … If we will proceed to construct him up whereas now we have the chance down there, we’ll try this.’’
However Boone additionally known as Betances’ scoreless inning with Trenton “one other step ahead.”
Betances may pitch in Trenton’s playoff collection both Thursday or Friday and he’d determine to get to The Bronx sooner or later throughout their upcoming homestand, which begins Tuesday.
“We felt like the general command of his fastball was higher,’’ Boone mentioned of Betances’ second rehab outing. “He spun some actually good breaking balls. He struck out a pair guys. We’ll proceed to construct him up. What we’ve seen traditionally from Dellin is he continues to get higher as he builds up outings and that’s what we anticipate.”
Jordan Montgomery, who threw three innings for Trenton on Tuesday in his comeback from Tommy John surgical procedure, might be part of the Yankees within the coming days, as nicely, although the crew is trying on the lefty extra for subsequent season than the stretch run.
One other lefty, Stephen Tarpley, is anticipated to rejoin the Yankees on Thursday.