A little bunt caused a big problem for Michael Pineda and the sputtering Yankees.
Right-hander Michael Pineda has returned to the New York Yankees after nearly a month on the disabled list and is starting against Houston.
Mark Teixeira was back in the New York Yankees’ lineup Tuesday night after missing seven games with a bruised right shin.
Pineda went on the DL last week with a strain in his right forearm. He is 9-7 with a 3.97 ERA.
WFAN host Mike Francesa first reported that Pineda is injured and would not pitch on Thursday night against the Rangers.
Phil Hughes pitched seven shutout innings against his former team and Miguel Sano hit one of Minnesota’s four home runs in the Twins’ 10-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Alex Rodriguez hit his 17th home run in the first inning, Michael Pineda had another impressive start and the New York Yankees took advantage of Clay Buchholz’s early exit.
It’s a common aphorism that objects in your rear-view mirror are closer than they appear.
Pineda missed his spots, had trouble controlling his slider and lacked command of his fastball. Enough for baseball’s lowest-scoring team to hand him one of the worst losses of his career.
Chris Davis homered and drove in four runs, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Michael Pineda and the New York Yankees 11-3 Friday night for their season-high fifth straight win.
Expect Michael Pineda to be more motivated than usual when he takes the ball for the Yankees on Monday night.
Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig’s American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.
Prince Fielder launched two long homers, drove in four runs and helped the Texas Rangers hold off the New York Yankees 10-9 Friday night for their third straight win.
Pineda and Sabathia have to keep on climbing so the Yanks can keep on climbing. So far, so good. But they should know one thing. The trail won’t flatten out any time soon. It only becomes steeper.
Guidry struck out the side in the fourth to bring his total to nine, and the crowd didn’t let up until he finished with 18. The record then, and the record now.