JOEL PINEIRO RUMORS & GOSSIP
In addition to pitching poorly enough to justify being released, Pineiro has been handed a 50-game suspension from MLB for “a prohibited stimulant.” Pretty safe to say his career is over.
Joel Pineiro’s latest comeback attempt is over, as Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that the Angels have released the veteran right-hander from Triple-A.
The Los Angeles Angels have added some pitching depth in the form of Joel Pineiro.
On Saturday the club signed Pineiro to a minor league deal. He had been released by the Chicago Cubs earlier in the week after posting a 4.43 ERA and 1.48 WHIP across 22 1/3 innings of work at their Double-A affiliate.
Pineiro pitched for the Angles in 2010 and 2011 which also marks the last time he...
Julio Pena smacked a three-run home run off Joel Pineiro and RHP Chris Johnson threw four innings of one-run ball and struck out six (including Jorge Soler twice), leading the Giants to a 6-2 victory over the Cubs on Field #6, and Will Callaway, Brad Moss, and Fernando Pujadas stroked RBI doubles as the Giants edged the Cubs 6-5 on Field #5, in Cactus League Extended Spring Training split...
Gabriel Santana drove-in four runs with two RBI doubles and an RBI single and Scott Masik doubled twice, walked, scored three runs, and knocked in two more, helping the Athletics thrash Joel Pineiro and the Cubs 10-3 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning on Field #2 (AKA "Connie Mack Field") at the Papago Park Baseball Facility in Phoenix, AZ. ...
Earlier this offseason, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reported that right-handed pitcher Joel Pineiro was trying to make a comeback to MLB. During the winter, he was pitching in Puerto Rico and was hopeful he would be able to latch on with a team on a minor-league deal.Pineiro's hard work paid off, as he has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Chicago Cubs, Sanchez reports. He...
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...
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.
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
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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