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Potential Phillies bullpen target seems likely to remain in New York

The Philadelphia Phillies may have to look elsewhere for bullpen help this offseason.

According to SNY‘s Matthew Cerrone, executives think free-agent reliever Dellin Betances is likely to either stay with the New York Yankees or go to the New York Mets.

Betances, who will be entering his age-32 season in 2020, is coming off a season that started late due to a shoulder injury and ended early after a partial Achilles tear. Prior to that, however, he was one of the best relievers in baseball for a four-year stretch, ranking first among all relievers in K/9 (14.