Found October 23, 2012 on 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 next year." 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. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://feedproxy.google.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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