Michael Pineda gave up a first inning two-run homer to Chris Carter before settling down to strike out six while pitching into the fourth inning, and the New York Yankees rallied in the ninth to beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday.
Michael Pineda pitched three hitless innings and the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 Saturday in a split-squad game.
Names alone don’t win games, and the ones Joe Girardi will write on the lineup card are mostly old, some recovering, others waiting for the injury shoe to drop and ruin their seasons.
Alex Rodriguez went 2 for 3 and singled in a run for his first RBI since a season-long suspension, helping the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Monday.
He may be ready to become the man. At least that’s what the Yankees are hoping is Michael Pineda’s new mindset.
When healthy, the Yankees’ top three of Tanaka, Pineda and Sabathia could be as good as any in baseball. The problem: they have to prove they’re no longer damaged goods.
The biggest sideshow in sports is a few weeks away from turning Yankees spring training upside-down. Brian Cashman is ready for the Alex Rodriguez experience.
In two weeks, pitchers and catchers will report with a starting five comprised of three legitimate injury risks, one young flamethrower in Eovaldi and an average swingman in Capuano.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 8-1.
No matter how well Michael Pineda or anyone else in pinstripes pitches, the New York Yankees aren’t going anywhere if they don’t start hitting. Fast.
The Yanks still have hope, and thus they’re rushing a pitcher back from the DL. The Mets, as usual, think about next year with a prize prospect. It’s like night and day.
Prior to getting suspended and subsequently going on the DL, Pineda was 2-2 with a 1.83 ERA in four starts. He struck out 15 and walked just three in 19 2/3 innings.
Good fortune certainly smiles if the kid works out. If he doesn’t, then the position goes down the tubes. If enough spots follow, then the season goes out the window.
Now begins the talk, and it’s all good and it’s all justified. Masahiro Tanaka for All-Star game starter. If he keeps going like this, it’ll soon be Tanaka for Rookie of the Year.