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How to value Betances after Chapman deal

With Aroldis Chapman back in the mix, Dellin Betances won't be the Yankees' closer in 2017. When should he be taken in fantasy drafts? Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

The hardest-throwing pitcher in Major League Baseball is also soon to be among the richest, as the New York Yankees decided lefty Aroldis Chapman was worth five years and $86 million, and while the commitment is downright foolish based on every bit of evidence from past reliever contracts at our disposal, the fact remains that performance, for now, is not the least bit in question. It’s for this reason that despite whatever you think of the contract or the team or the man’s abhorrent off-field behavior, for fantasy purposes, it’s tough to do better statistically.