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.
Yankees fifth starter candidate Michael Pineda allowed three runs and six hits over six innings Sunday in New York’s 3-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Pineda, who missed the past two seasons while recovering from right shoulder surgery, gave up four hits and struck out five in 4 1/3 shutout innings.
This probably isn’t the perfect comparison, but Masahiro Tanaka seems to have an array of pitches somewhat like Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez. And he throws harder.
Michael Pineda, who missed the past two seasons after right shoulder surgery, has nine strikeouts in 4 2-3 scoreless innings overall. He’s bidding to become the Yankees’ fifth starter.
Yankees fifth starter candidate Michael Pineda struck out four and gave up one hit over two shutout innings in his first spring training start, New York’s 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Michael Pineda has yet to pitch for the Yankees, who traded for him two years ago.