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MLB Injury News:
Entering the offseason, most expected Michael Pineda, who
missed all of the 2012 season due to injury, to be ready for spring training.
However, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the major shoulder surgery
the 23-year-old underwent could keep him sidelined through the first half of
the 2013 season, reports ESPNNewYork.
"We have to keep him off
our radar for now. ... We're talking June of next year ... the second half of
The Yankees acquired Pineda last offseason from the Seattle
Mariners in exchange for top catching prospect Jesus Montero. The right-hander
posted solid numbers in his rookie campaign in 2011, maintaining an ERA of 3.74
over 28 starts.
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