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Michael Pineda's towering figure can be spotted from a baseball field away, leaving no question as to the identity of the hulking right-hander firing in a far-off bullpen.
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Geoff Baker over at the Seattle Times this week asks the question.
Is Mariners pitcher James Paxton this year's Michael Pineda?
Pitching coach Carl Willis has this to say.
"As good as Michael Pineda was, I've seen two bullpens this year with Paxton and I'm very impressed with his ability to repeat," Willis said. "Especially...
I'm heading off the Arizona on Thursday morning, and I'll be at Friday's Mariner workout in Peoria. Can't wait to see the team in person and start cranking out stories. I'll be there in time for Saturday's first full-squad workout.
With pitcher and catchers reporting to 2012 Spring Training this Sunday, my guess is that New York Yankee fans might want to check out the team’s schedule to see what games spark your baseball interest .
So, here is the New York Yankees 2012 Spring Training game schedule:
2012 NYY SpringTraining Schedule
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For Yankees fans, the biggest news of the offseason has not been Jorge Posada's retirement, the trade for Michael Pineda, or it turning out that all of the those Mike Pagliarulo bobblehead dolls were counterfeit ("hey, this is Mike Blowers!").No, as Spring Training begins we're concerned that this A.J. Burnett-to-anywhere on earth deal is not going as smoothly as...
When scouting at the lower levels, examples of “stuff” explaining statistics is pure prospect gold. In the case of Albert Campos, few pitchers have had repertoires which have correlated so closely to statistical strengths and weaknesses from a scouting perspective. As entertaining as a scouts versus statisticians “Moneyball” death match would be, Campos is a prime example...
Also, Hideki Okajima fails his physical
The Yankees spent most of the winter laying in the weeds, waiting for the right time to strike. When they finally did so, they did so in typical Bomber style, adding young fireballer Michael Pineda and veteran Hiroki Kuroda to bolster their starting rotation.
Michael Pineda hopes to shed 10 pounds
CC Sabathia talks about Yankees newly acquired pitcher Michael Pineda and previews Playstation's MLB12 The Show. (NBC Sports)