Found March 31, 2012 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
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 he is ready to go. Pineda will start the season on the 15-day DL and Yankee fans can only that hope this injury doesn’t linger. So, here is the official 2012 Yankees starting pitching rotation: 1) CC Sabathia 2) Hiroki Kuroda 3) Phil Hughes 4) Ivan Nova 5) Freddy Garcia(...)Read the rest of New York Yankees: 2012 Pitching Rotation Is All Set © Kate for Lady Loves Pinstripes, 2012. | Permalink | No comment | Add to Post tags: Andy Pettitte, CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Ivan Nova, Joe Girardi, Larry Rothschild, Michael Pineda, New York Yankee, New York Yankees, Phil Hughes, Star Ledger Feed e...

New York Yankees: My never read theory about Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 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...

Michael Pineda to have MRI on shoulder UPDATED

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...

Pineda to the DL

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,’’...

Yankees Finding New Ways to Kill Young Pitching

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...

Yankees Spring Training Game 28: Yankees Rally To Win

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Yankes LHP Pettitte says his legs aren't in shape

New York Yankees veteran starter Andy Pettitte admitted that his legs are not in shape, pushing back a possible start date for the left-hander.Pettitte told the New York Post that he needs more time to tune up his legs if he wants to progress with his throwing program. He has pitched in only two innings of simulated action so far this offseason.“The last thing I want to do is rush...

Is New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda injured?

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...

Andy Pettitte could face Mets in spring finale

Andy Pettitte's road to a comeback has, so far, hit no potholes and— after throwing  another short bullpen session Thursday— is in preparation to throw a simulated game this Sunday. The New York Yankee pitcher's return is still a work in progress but,  depending on how his body feels next week, the lefthander could make his comeback debut in the spring season finale against...

Is Michael Pineda Headed Down the New York Yankees Poor Pitching Investment Path?

Kei Igawa, Carl Pavano, AJ Burnett, Javier Vazquez… the list goes on, and on, and on… Fear not Yankees fans; Wallace Matthews of New York says It’s Too Early To Bail On Pineda… The New York Yankees dodged a scalpel today when Michael Pineda‘s injury turned out to be treatable by rest, not surgery.But that doesn’t mean the GM who traded away Jesus to get him won’t ...

Yankees' Pineda to miss start of season

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda will begin the season on the disabled list after tests showed inflammation in a shoulder tendon, but no structural damage.
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