Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Monday that he "wouldn't shy away" from using Dellin Betances to close when David Robertson needs a break.
Dellin Betances hit 99 mph while striking out two in a perfect inning against the Astros Tuesday.
Dellin Betances and Vidal Nuno have won the final two spots in the Yankees' bullpen.
Dellin Betances retired all five Twins he faced in relief Friday.
Dellin Betances pitched two scoreless innings and struck out two versus the Pirates on Wednesday.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed Wednesday that Dellin Betances has qualified for a fourth option.
Yankees recalled RHP Dellin Betances from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Yankees optioned RHP Dellin Betances to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The Yankees are converting Dellin Betances to a full-time reliever at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Yankees placed RHP Dellin Betances on the 60-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury.
Yankees pitching prospect Dellin Betances was placed on the disabled list with Double-A Trenton due to right shoulder soreness.