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 it now.
So here it is the theory I did NOT publish, just a day late and a dollar short.
Everyone in Yankee Universe remembers the disasters of 2008.
Not making the playoffs for the first time in 14 seasons was not exactly the ideal sendoff for the historic old Stadium that the franchise had called home since 1923 but that is not what I am talking about.
I am referring to the Phil Hughes, Ian Kennedy and Joba Chamberlain fiasco.
In 2008 the ‘Big 3’ was deemed the “future of the franchise” and the New York media had a field day with them, especially Chamberlain after throwing the infamous “bug game” in the 2007 ALDS ...