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Jose Veras #55 and catcher Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros congratulate each other after defeating the New York Yankees 5-2 during a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on August 20, 2014. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Time Is Running Out For The Struggling, Uninspired Yankees

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.

08/21/2014

Yankees starter Michael Pineda (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images); Mets pitcher Rafael Montero is pulled from Tuesday's loss to the Washington Nationals.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Views From Below Much Different For Yankees, Mets

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.

08/13/2014

The Yankees’ Michael Pineda pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning on April 23, 2014 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

He’s Back! Michael Pineda To Start Against Orioles On Wednesday

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.

08/11/2014

Shane Greene (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images), Jacob deGrom  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Replacement Arms Key For Mets, Yankees In Second Half

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.

07/14/2014

Masahiro Tanaka  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Palladino: Fearless Masahiro Tanaka Is The Yankees’ Lifeline

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.

06/13/2014

Dellin Betances (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Trade Betances? Chew On That As Yanks Ponder Ways To Upgrade

The Yankees have passed the Memorial Day marker in striking distance of the surprising frontrunner, Toronto. And now it’s time to start thinking about the trading deadline.

05/28/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Pineda Sharp In Extended Spring Training Outing Down In Tampa

The Yankees have navigated the last few weeks without three starting pitchers. And while their replacements have done an admirable job all things considered, the Bombers desperately need some stability. Michael Pineda could add that.

05/27/2014

The Yankees’ Michael Pineda pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning on April 23, 2014 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Pineda Scheduled To Pitch 2 Innings In Extended Spring Game

Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda is scheduled to pitch two innings in an extended spring-training game on Tuesday, increasing the possibility he could start a rehab assignment soon.

05/26/2014

Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley throws against the Red Sox on April 12, 2014, at Yankees Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ailing Kelley Suffers Setback, Return To Yankees’ Bullpen Delayed

With the news surrounding starting pitcher CC Sabathia and outfielder Carlos Beltran getting worse seemingly by the day, the Yankees are growing accustomed to disappointment. The latest revelation on reliever Shawn Kelley isn’t good, either.

05/21/2014

CC Sabathia (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Busted Rotation May Send Yankees Shopping Come July

Thank goodness for Masahiro Tanaka. Without him, who knows where the Yankees would be right now. Where they’ll be in another month is quite a different story.

05/16/2014

Yankees shortstop Brendan Ryan (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Activate SS Ryan, Place Pineda On The 15-Day DL

Infielder Brendan Ryan has been activated from the disabled list by the New York Yankees after being sidelined since spring training with cervical spine nerve injury.

05/06/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down The Latest Injury To Michael Pineda

The good news is it is a Grade 1, which means there is no significant disruption of the involved tissue.

05/01/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Pineda To Miss At Least 3-4 Weeks With Back Strain

Right-handed starting pitcher Michael Pineda has a Grade 1 strain of an upper back muscle. He cut short a simulated game in Tampa, Fla., after experiencing tightness in his lat and an MRI revealed the injury.

04/30/2014

The Yankees’ Michael Pineda pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning on April 23, 2014 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Pineda Forced Out Of Simulated Game With Injury, Start Monday In Jeopardy

There’s some bad karma floating around the Yankees’ Michael Pineda right now.

04/29/2014

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pineda Effect: Baseball Will Look At Pine-Tar Rule After Season

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport will wait until after the season to study whether the rule preventing pitchers from using pine tar should be changed.

04/25/2014

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