There could be no more orgasmic theater than that for Red Sox fans, watching a Yankee be banished to the corner, dunce cap in tow, the beer-soaked crowd shouting their vulgar salutations. Michael Pineda earned every octave.
The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda’s neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble at Fenway Park. He got both.
Joe Girardi doesn’t expect to be fined for pushing a television camera to keep it from showing pitcher Michael Pineda walking in the tunnel from the team’s dugout to the clubhouse.
Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.
The Yankees right-hander was tossed from Wednesday’s game at Fenway Park after the Boston dugout complained about a dark substance on Pineda’s neck in the bottom of the second inning.
If you’re looking for any kind of contrition over Michael Pineda’s mysterious substance from the Yankees, Yankees fans, or New Yorkers … Fuhgeddaboudit. Especially if the demands come from the Red Sox, Red Sox Nation, or Bostonians.
Ex-MLB pitcher tells WFAN it’s “not a big deal” that Yankees starter Michael Pineda appeared to have a foreign substance on his pitching hand against the Red Sox.
David Ortiz looked at a cell phone photograph of Michael Pineda’s right hand, one with a brown substance smeared across the palm. Pine tar or dirt? It may never be clear.
Craig and Robert Wuhl discussed the questionable practices of Michael Pineda and wondered: Why didn’t the Red Sox make a bigger stink?
Jacoby Ellsbury hit an RBI single off old roommate Clay Buchholz in his first game against the Red Sox, Michael Pineda won while pitching with some noticeable substance on his hand, as the Yankees beat Boston 4-1.
Jacoby Ellsbury will experience the Yankees-BoSox rivalry from a whole new perspective when he takes on his former team Thursday night.
If all three don’t have bounce-back years it won’t matter what the new guys do. Consider these three guys the core for 2014.
“By his personality, you can tell he feels really good about where he’s at,” Cashman said.
Two years removed from the game while working his way back from a serious shoulder injury, Michael Pineda has been named the fifth starter in the Yankees’ rotation, the team announced Tuesday.
While the Yankees have yet to make anything official concerning the back end of their rotation, it’s looking more and more like Michael Pineda has pitched his way into the fifth spot.