Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi as he leaves a game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning at Yankee Stadium on June 22, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Michael Pineda Knocked Around In Loss To Lowly Phillies

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.

06/23/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 12: Chris Davis #19 of the Baltimore Orioles is greeted in the dugout after hitting a three run home run in the third inning against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 12, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Davis Has Big Night At The Plate As Orioles Bash Yanks 11-3

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.

06/12/2015

Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Blue Jays on May 5, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Pineda Fired Up To Face His Old Team, The Mariners, For The First Time

Expect Michael Pineda to be more motivated than usual when he takes the ball for the Yankees on Monday night.

06/01/2015

The Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, left, connects on a three-run home run during the third inning against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on May 27, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pineda Gets Back On Track, Yankees Finish 3-Day Dominance Of Mighty Royals

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.

05/28/2015

Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda, right, speaks with catcher Brian McCann after giving up a three-run home run to the Rangers’ Prince Fielder during the third inning at Yankee Stadium on May 22, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Rally, But Rangers’ 7-Run Third Against Pineda Too Much To Overcome

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.

05/22/2015

Michael Pineda

Palladino: Pineda, Sabathia Need To Keep Climbing For Yanks To Succeed

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.

05/13/2015

Ron Guidry

Sweeny: Pineda’s Masterpiece Brings Memories Of Guidry’s 18-K Performance In 1978

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.

05/11/2015

Michael Pineda delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles on May 10, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Michael Pineda Electrifies With Strikeout Clinic In Bronx

Manny Machado slammed his pink bat — twice — and threw his helmet. Adam Jones look to the sky and shook his head. Ryan Flaherty just placed his bat and helmet right on home plate as if to say, “I give up.”

05/11/2015

TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 5: Andrew Miller #48 of the New York Yankees celebrates their victory with Brian McCann #34 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on May 5, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Teixeira Goes Yard, Pineda Sharp As Yankees Beat Blue Jays

Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer, Michael Pineda matched his career high with eight shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Tuesday night.

05/06/2015

Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on April 29, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s Pursuit Of Mays Goes Off Rails In Yankees’ 13-Inning Loss To Rays

James Loney hit a go-ahead infield single in the 13th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays outlasted the New York Yankees 3-2 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.

04/30/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets reacts in the third inning against the New York Yankees on April 24, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets 11 Game Streak Ends In The Bronx, Yanks Take Subway Series Opener 6-1

Michael Pineda used a biting slider while pitching impressively into the eighth inning to help the New York Yankees end the crosstown rival Mets’ 11-game winning streak.

04/24/2015

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets salutes the fans as he is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during Opening Day on April 13, 2015 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets Poised To Convince The Non-Believers That They Do, Indeed, Own N.Y.

You may not always agree with Mike Francesa, but the baritone bard of New York City sports is spot-on about one thing: the Subway Series was planned by a blind man.

04/24/2015

Alex Rodriguez celebrates with Stephen Drew after scoring on an RBI single to center field by Chase Headley during the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 19, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees’ Sweep Of Rays A Sign Of Hope

Of course, this could all turn into one big mirage. A better test comes up Monday night, when the Bombers start a four-game set against the 10-2 Tigers.

04/20/2015

The Yankees’ Brian McCann reacts after getting hit by a pitch in the 8th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cashman On WFAN: Yankees Will Remain A Work In Progress For A While

Sure, it’s only been three games, but there’s no denying the fact that the Yankees look very much like their mediocre-at-best selves from last season.

04/10/2015

Stephen Drew #14 of the New York Yankees misses a hit by Jose Reyes of the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning on April 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Bronx Bombers Are About To Bomb For The Third Straight Season

The Bronx Bombers are about to bomb, for the third straight season. No tweet or Twitter troll can change that truth.

04/09/2015

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