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Will Michael Pineda follow Luis Severino to Triple-A?

TORONTO — Luis Severino was optioned to the minor leagues Monday. One more bad outing from Michael Pineda could result in the same fate. After Severino started a minor league rehab assignment Sunday for Single-A Tampa, the right-hander was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre — with the Yankees hoping the 22-year-old can begin to rebuild what...
Via New York Post
20 hours ago

Yankees won’t budge on Pineda, even as options emerge

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — At this point, the Yankees’ faith in Michael Pineda may be blind, but it still is in place, and so is the struggling pitcher’s spot in the rotation. “We still believe in Michael,” Joe Girardi said of Pineda, who is 2-6 with a 6.92 ERA in 10 starts. “We are on...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Get Michael Pineda out of Yankees rotation right now

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — In the end, baseball is a matter of talent and trust. Trust in your players. Trust in your team. Trust in yourself. Michael Pineda has talent, there is no doubt about that. But trust? He fails on all accounts, and Saturday’s terrible 9-5 loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field was...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Game 48 Recap: Bad Mike

As excruciating as April was for the Yankees, there’s no denying that the clouds have parted quite a bit this May. They’re playing better baseball. The bullpen has been as dominant as advertised. The offense that looked so defeated through the season’s first four weeks has come alive in the ones since. Even the starting pitching has been pleasantly surprising with strong rebounds...
Via BP Bronx
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria, Rays jump on Michael Pineda early in win over Yankees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Evan Longoria homered and drove in four runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 9-5 Saturday to send Michael Pineda to his sixth loss in his last seven decisions.Longoria had a sacrifice fly during a three-run first, boosted the lead to 5-0 with a two-run homer in the second and chased Pineda with an RBI single in the fourth that made it...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Eovaldi and Michael Pineda defy FIP

In the baseball world, one of the go-to measures to predict future pitcher performance is fielding independent pitching (FIP). It’s easy to access, read, and understand—a quick and simple way to ‘predict the future’ of pitchers. But, FIP is far from perfect. Take Chris Young, the 6’10” Royals starter, who ‘broke’ FIP. Young, an extreme fly ball pitcher, was pegged...
Via BP Bronx
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pineda ends slump; Yanks top Oakland 5-4 to win 5th straight

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Michael Pineda won for the first time since his opening start this season, Starlin Castro hit a tiebreaking, two-out single in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 to extend a winning streak to five for the first time in nearly a year. Brian McCann and Jacoby Ellsbury homered for the Yankees, who swept the four-game series...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Pineda Continues to Struggle as Yankees Fall 5-3

Michael Pineda has not won a game in his last seven starts for the New York Yankees. The pitcher that many had high hopes for, dropped his record to 1-5 with an enormous ERA of 6.60. Pineda’s situation has to be especially frustrating for manager, Joe Girardi because he has had no issue proving that his stuff is good enough to get ahead against batters. While this is typically...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 32 Recap: Same Mike, Different Day

Sometimes one inning can make or break a game. Once again, Michael Pineda’s disastrous start to the game on Wednesday wound up being the Yankees’ undoing in a 7-3 loss. After allowing four runners to cross, Pineda now owns a 15.43 ERA in the first inning of his seven starts this season, and he knows it. When your parents come home early after they said they were gonna be out...
Via BP Bronx
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting Pitches of Yankee Pitchers: Michael Pineda

As we know there is an endless amount of information to be uncovered from PITCHf/x and Statcast data. In fact, everyday it seems like there is some new and exciting piece of research that has come out which challenges the way we think about the game. In this series of posts I will go over a way to use PITCHf/x data which is almost certainly already being used by baseball quantitative...
Via BP Bronx
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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