Dellin Betances is making Major League history

05/30/2014 12:10 PM ET
By staff
Yankees pitcher Dellin Betances has been the center of attention lately, and with good reason. The towering righty is the first rookie relief pitcher in Major League history to strike out 50 or more batters through his team's first 50 games of a season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. And his 51 strikeouts through the Yankees' first 50 games is the highest total for any relief pitcher through his team's first 50 games since Cincinnati's Scott Williamson in 2000 (62K). Don't believe the hype yet? Check him out in action here:

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