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New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda is struggling this spring training season, battling to make the team’s starting rotation this season, but he could now be dealing with a shoulder injury. After allowing six runs on 71 pitches in just 2 2/3 innings on Friday, Pineda told reporters that he is dealing with some shoulder soreness.
The Yankees organization admitted that Pineda will undergo an MRI on Saturday.
Pineda has been a disappointment for the Yankees this spring training after being acquired via trade with the Seattle Mariners. New York surrendered their prized prospect Jesus Montero in order to acquire Pineda. Pineda has struggled with his pitches this spring and has undergone troubles with his velocity during his outings.
New York has to determine whether or not his shoulder soreness is a normal result of spring training or whether the discomfort Pineda is experiencing is something more.
Speaking to reporters after the game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi was non-comm...
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There was a divide with New York Yankees fans earlier in the year when it was announced that stud hitting prospect Jesus Montero was being traded to the Mariners for Michael Pineda. While Pineda was 5th in the Rookie of the Year voting in 2011, his end of the season was less than stellar, while the call up of Montero went swimmingly well. He showed Yankee fans his quick bat speed...
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I wrote this post almost two weeks ago and never published it because when I read it to a friend and my father they both said I was being oversensitive about my theory of what could happen to Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda.
So, I wimped out.
And now look what happened…last time I don’t listen to my gut because I totally regret...
Is the acquisition of Michael Pineda for the New York Yankees already headed towards Carl Pavano territory? The 2nd year pitcher, his first with the Yanks, will have an MRI on his right shoulder, after complaining of soreness following his inability to get through 3 innings against the Phillies in his final Spring Training start.
Pineda was seemingly pitching for a spot in...
From Pete Caldera:Michael Pineda has tendinitis in the back of his right shoulder – a relief for manager Joe Girardi that it wasn’t anything more serious. Still, the 23-year-old right-hander will start the season on the disabled list.
An MRI taken this morning at Tampa confirmed the diagnosis.
“(We’re) very relieved, because the rest of the MRI came out good,’’...
2012 New York Yankees rotation announced...
New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi and pitching coach Larry Rothschild’s decision about the starting rotation got made for them last night.
There were six pitchers for five spots, but with the now confirmed news that Michael Pineda does have shoulder tendentious, the heated competition will pause for a moment until Andy Pettitte decides...
So reports indicated that Michael Pineda is pitching for a rotation spot today. What I thought was a silly media meme to make it through the demands of spring training news content has become a reality.
Apparently the velocity concerns of the media are also shared by the Yankees. Despite the wicked slider and changeup, the 89-93 mph fastball is concerning the brass.
I always hate...
I am joined by Kevin Kernan of the New York Post tonight to preview the 2012 Mets and Yankees.
We will talk about Michael Pineda, keys to a successful Yankees campaign, and Kevin’s outlook on the Bombers. Also hear me get Kevin’s thoughts on 3 things that will, win or lose, make the Mets season a success.
Steve Sciacco of the Yankee Analysts will weight in on the Pineda injury...
Philadelphia Phillies 9 — New York Yankees 13 The Yankees rallied to come back with 6 runs scored after the 6th inning in tonight’s 13-9 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Michael Pineda started tonight’s game and his shaky outing with possible injury concerns have probably had a tremendous impact on his chances of [...]
Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda will begin the season on the
disabled list after tests showed inflammation in a shoulder tendon,
but no structural damage.