Gradual Process For Betances

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Fighting elbow issues for well over a year, Dellin Betances saw his injury gradually get worse as the season wore on before ultimately requiring Tommy John surgery. He's now rehabbing his way back and he knows that his uphill climb back to health will be a gradual one as well.

Dellin Betances looked sharp back in Spring Training and followed up his strong camp with a tremendous season debut for the Tampa Yankees, allowing just one earned run in six innings and striking out a season-high seven batters. He struck out another seven in his very next outing and from there it seemed as if everything began to derail, particularly his health. "I finished strong last year...