Veteran right-hander Joel Pineiro emerged from the clubhouse several hours before the first pitch against Mexico on Sunday afternoon, jogged up the green turf steps to the field at Stadium Nueva Esparta and sprinted to his usual spot on the warning track in left.
Then it began.
The Caribbean sun beat down on the back of Pineiro's blue long-sleeve workout shirt and his white...
Not to be outdone by Mark Mulder, former Mariners starting pitching Joel Pineiro is preparing for a big league return in his native Puerto Rico after spending the majority of the last two seasons out of the game.According to a story originally published at elnuevodia.com, the 35-year old has been scouted pitching for the Ponce Lions of the Puerto Rican Winter League by the Kansas...
The Orioles have reached minor league deals with free agent pitchers Joel Pineiro and Mark Hendrickson. Pineiro is yet another pitcher to sign with
a new organization while working their way back from injury. Both pitchers are
seeking to return to the majors for the first time since 2011.
Pineiro, 34, last pitched for the Los Angeles Angels. After a strong
Veteran right-hander Joel Pineiro, who pitched in Baltimore's organization this season, will have surgery on his right shoulder Tuesday.
Pineiro has a torn labrum and will also be examined for a possible torn rotator cuff.
The 33-year-old is 104-93 with a 4.41 ERA over 12 major league seasons. He has pitched for Seattle, Boston, St. Louis and the Los Angeles Angels.
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July 23, 2012
The Baltimore Orioles have signed veteran right-hander Joel Pineiro to a minor league contract.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been operating this season without a designated long reliever, and Pineiro could ultimately fill the void. He is expected to join Triple-A Norfolk this week and be part of the rotation there.
Pineiro was released by Philadelphia on March 19 after signing...
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April 11, 2012
Joel Pineiro. (mlb)So much for the depth Joel Pineiro would bring to the Phillies pitching staff at the minor league level. According to the Phillies communications department twitter page, they have released the 33-year-old right-hander just before he was scheduled to pitch today.Many had asked about Pineiro perhaps having an outside shot at making the team, which was never a reality...
The Phils have appeared to have added to their pitching depth by signing Joel Pineiro to a minor league contract, with an invitation to Spring Training.Pineiro, who in 2011 pitched for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, appeared in 27 games, 24 of which were starts, compiling a 7-7 record with a 5.13 ERA. Being in the majors since 2000, pitching for the Mariners, Red Sox, and Cardinals...
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Philadelphia Phillies and free-agent pitcher Joel Pineiro have agreed to a minor league contract.
The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the agreement hasn't been announced, said the deal includes an invitation to major league camp for spring training. ESPN.com first reported the move Sunday...
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January 16, 2012
The Philadelphia Phillies added some pitching depth by signing right hander Joel Pineiro to a minor league contract. Pineiro has struggled with shoulder issues and had an inflated 5.13 ERA last season with the Angels as he finished up a 2 year $16 million deal.If healthy Pineiro could help the team. But considering the depth the Phillies have in their starting rotation, one would...
The Philadelphia Phillies reportedly signed righthander Joel Pineiro to a one-year contract.
ESPN.com reported that the contract includes an invitation to spring training.
The 33-year-old Pineiro made 27 appearances (24) starts with the Los Angeles Angels last season, going 7-7 with a 5.13 ERA.
He started the year on the disabled list and was demoted to the bullpen in August after...