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Pineda’s Cutter is His Bread and Butter

Michael Pineda has been nothing short of dominant this year. Sure, his 4.08 ERA isn't too dazzling, but with a 2.73 FIP and 2.80 SIERA, it seems as though sequencing and BABIP have hurt him more than poor pitching. Take a glance at Pineda's .349 BABIP — a number 60 points above his career average .279 — and it isn't too difficult to see an overly inflated ERA, especially given...
Via Razzball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

For Yankees, Rotation Inconsistency Bound To Get Worse

Well, at least you can count on Michael Pineda to be one thing this season: Inconsistent.After taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his last start, Pineda failed to get out of the fourth last night. He gave up eight runs on eleven hits, with no strikeouts, to the Philadelphia Phillies, the worst team in baseball.What's the reason for this inconsistency? Is he hurt? Does...
Via Lady At The Bat
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Team skips Michael Pineda’s next start

Michael Pineda The New York Yankees are skipping Michael Pineda‘s next scheduled start, but it isn’t due to poor performance from the physically imposing righty. In fact, he’s pitching quite well–Pineda’s seven wins and 76 strikeouts lead the team, while his ERA is bettered only by that of Masahiro Tanaka, who’s missed most of the season to this point with a forearm...
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite Being New York Yankees’ Best Pitcher, Michael Pineda Will Miss Next Start

SEATTLE, WA – JUNE 01: Starting pitcher Michael Pineda #35 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at Safeco Field on June 1, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Injuries have been an issue throughout the short career of New York Yankees’ pitcher, Michael Pineda. When Joe Girardi announced that Pineda would...
Via The Sports Journal
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Michael Pineda a true ace?

There is little denying the fact that Michael Pineda has been the best pitcher in the New York Yankees rotation this season. He might have been the best pitcher during his time with the club last season as well. Being the best surrounded by mediocrity might make one the staff ace, but does not necessarily qualify one as a “true ace.” Is Pineda ready to be that type of pitcher...
Via Yankees Unscripted
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Michael Pineda Has Been Silently Dominated On The Mound This Season

After battling injuries over the first three seasons of his New York Yankees career, Michael Pineda finally looks like the exciting prospect New York was expecting to receive. The 6-foot-7 right-hander has inarguably been New York’s best starting pitcher in 2015. After eight innings of one-run ball Tuesday night vs. the Toronto Blue Jays, Pineda improved to 4-0 and lowered his...
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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