Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 6/13/13
The Yankee Briantrust has decided to let the ever-rehabbing Michael Pineda throw a "simulated game" in the sensory deprivation chamber of GitMo Tampa, rather than face the dreaded Cito Culver-esque hitters of the South Atlantic League. Our leaders say nothing is wrong with the moose... keep moving, there's nothing to see, all is well.When I hear such assurances, I get the same feeling as I do when our government agencies tell us anything about the NSA: Maybe it's true.When it comes to disclosing injuries, the Yankees lie with impunity: They lie to the press, to their fans, and maybe to themselves (Remember how Derek Jeter was going to return for opening day?) The ugliest question is whether sportswriters, to get their calls returned, do the lying themselves. We dunno. But let's face it:  If they do, the reaction of the much - if not most - of the Yankiverse (U.S. electorate) would be, Bravo! Lie to us, please, please, please; don't make us swallow the truth. We all can see why Joe Girardi
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