Michael Pineda

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

Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda gets tossed out of the game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 23, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Doc Gooden Compares Pitchers Using Pine Tar To Batters On Steroids

“I wouldn’t allow it, and I was a pitcher,” Gooden told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Friday. “I’m all for pitchers, I’m all for the 2-1 ballgames. I love to see pitchers dominate. But it’s illegal. It’s in the rulebooks.”

04/25/2014

Red Sox manager John Farrell (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Yankees starter Michael Pineda caught with pine tar on his neck (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images).

Palladino: Red Sox, Farrell May Pay For Pine Tar Move

John Farrell misused a valuable piece of information. And with one rash decision, Boston’s manager might have done the Yanks a huge favor.

04/25/2014

Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda gets tossed out of the game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 23, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

MLB Suspends Yankees’ Pineda 10 Games For Pine Tar Fiasco

Michael Pineda will likely miss two starts after Major League Baseball suspended him 10 games for his role in the pine tar incident at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday night.

04/24/2014

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)

Keidel: Pinhead Pineda Needs To Get A Grip

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.

04/24/2014

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis checks out a substance on the neck of Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees before throwing him out of the game in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 23, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Yankees GM On Pineda Pine Tar Ejection: ‘We’re All Embarrassed’

The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda’s neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble at Fenway Park. He got both.

04/24/2014

Joe Girardi (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Irked Girardi Says ESPN Wrong For Pointing Camera At Tunnel

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.

04/24/2014

Umpires examine the neck of Michael Pineda after the Red Sox complained he had a foreign substance on April 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Pineda Bounced Over Pine Tar As Sox Top Yanks 5-1

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.

04/24/2014

Umpires examine the neck of Michael Pineda after the Red Sox complained he had a foreign substance on April 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees’ Michael Pineda Ejected For Having Foreign Substance On Neck

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.

04/23/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Boston May Be Strong, But Boston Dead Wrong On Pineda

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.

04/11/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Al Leiter On MLB, Pineda And Pine Tar: ‘It’s A Stupid Rule’

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.

04/11/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Michael Pineda Insists He Had Dirt, Not Pine Tar, On Pitching Hand

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.

04/11/2014

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