We’re about eight days away from finding out if the Yankees will call-up the big, talented prospect they gave up Jesus Montero for over a year ago. But after being roughed up today in his second rehab outing in Double-A Trenton, I have to ask, should the Yankees call him up next week or send him to Scranton (although I hear Scranton ain’t a bad place to live compared to the Bronx).
Of course it was just one little bump in the road. Up until this point, he’s been pitching pretty well on his road to recovery.
Facing off against top Mets prospect, Noah Snydergaard, in Binghamton, Pineda failed to stand to the challenge, giving up four runs on four hits, while walking four an striking out four, throwing 67 pitches in on three innings of work.
Through the first couple months of the season, the Yankees have lived off of their pitching, but over the recent weeks, it’s been known to let them down at time (as if the offense hasn’t done the same).
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