2013 Yankees portraits
Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte poses on picture day during spring training at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. on Feb. 20, 2013.
Betances was a top prospect coming out of high school and committed to a full baseball scholarship with the Vanderbilt Commodores. Despite his college commitment, the Yankees selected Betances in the eighth round of the 2006 MLB draft, promising Betances a $1-million signing bonus if he signed with the organization. Betances signed with the Yankees on July 5, 2006.