Found July 02, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Battling command issues over three innings on Sunday, New York Yankees flamethrower Michael Pineda surrendered four runs and four walks in a rehab appearance with Double-A Trenton. Throwing only 32 of 67 pitches for strikes, the 24-year-old Pineda clearly endured the most ineffective outing of his comeback. Nevertheless, consistently hitting 93 mph on the radar, the 6-foot-7, 260 pound Dominican continues to exhibit a powerful and effective fastball. Acquired from Seattle for Jesús Montero and Héctor Noesí in January 2012, Pineda has been shelved since undergoing the knife last May to fix a torn anterior labral in his right shoulder. … Continue reading →
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