Yankees game 150: Tempers flare in loss

New York Yankees 1 — Tampa Bay Rays 6 The game gets away but some retaliation appears late. For the Yankees offense, only one name of late would spark the minimal offense that appears. Chris Young hit a ringing double down the left field line for the Yankees first hit of the game in the second inning. Ichiro Suzuki would follow with a single that scored Young and the Yankees took...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays game preview

If the New York Yankees miss the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1992 and '93, they won't have to look further than a lack of offense for the reason why it happened. After another lackluster performance at the plate, the fading Yankees try to avoid a fifth loss in six games when they continue a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees at Rays (9/16/14)

Michael Pineda (3-4, 2.20 ERA) and the Yanks limp towards the end of their season taking on Jake Odorizzi (10-12, 4.08 ERA) in game two at the Trop. Pineda’s last start was also against Tampa Bay. He gave up four runs and 10 hits, including two homers, in 7 1/3 inning taking a no decision. Odorizzi lost his last time out in the Bronx allowing six runs on five hits in 4 1/3...
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Daily DraftKings Picks: Friday, Sep 12

Yesterday was a decent day for my Official Lineup as I scored 101.90 points and finished 1693rd-of-5,750. Francisco Liriano was amazing, marking our second straight day with a 40+ point pitcher, but Michael Pineda disappointed and our Red Sox stack, while decent, wasn’t as good as a Nationals stack. That was the difference. Thursday’s Official Lineup (click to enlarge) Today...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 144: Chris Young starts and ends the night

Tampa Bay Rays 4 — New York Yankees 5 After fearing a no-hitter, the Yankees celebrate a walk-off win. Michael Pineda got the start for the Yankees tonight and he was bailed out despite three hits in the first two innings. After a clean third inning, the fourth inning appeared to be going well. Pineda would get the first two outs before Wil Myers and Matt Joyce reached on a pair...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees vs Rays (9/11/14)

Michael Pineda (3-4, 1.80 ERA) and Alex Cobb (9-7, 2.83 ERA) close out the Yankees homestand in the rubber match. His last time out against the Royals, Pineda became the second Yankees pitcher in the last 10 years to lose a game in which he did not allow an earned run. “We just really never got anything going,” Joe Girardi said after that game. Pineda has allowed two earned...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 139: Unearned loss for Pineda

Kansas City Royals 1 — New York Yankees 0 Pitcher’s duel decided by an unearned run. Michael Pineda and James Shields were matched up in a duel of big men. Pineda and Shields would match zeroes through the first two innings but a rare error would be decisive in tonight’s game. With one out, Alcides Escobar would be in a long duel with Pineda and after ten plus pitches, Escobar...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

This Week’s Pitcher Profile Brought To You By Grandpa’s Pine Tar Soap!

So I did a little Google of "pine tar brands" and everything is this Grandpa's brand!  Talk about cornering the market.  And their new spokesman should be Michael Pineda!  "Those other brands, they dirt, it's dirt..." I used to be the biggest Big Mike fan.  I was all in on him in the Mariners rookie season, and went gaga watching his starts over anyone...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 134: One mistake costs Pineda in one-hit shutout

New York Yankees 0 — Toronto Blue Jays 2 The Yankees offense cannot back up the great start by Michael Pineda. Often in a Yankees game these days, one inning is their offense. Today, Michael Pineda made an early first inning mistake and it would be the only one he could make. After giving up a single to leadoff the game by Jose Reyes, Pineda would get the next two outs but a hanging...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pineda and McCarthy look to lead the Yanks back to postseason

Michael Pineda Yankees – Photo Credit – Keith Allison   Before the season, the New York Yankees starting pitching staff looked to be in pretty good shape. It was assumed that they had two aces in CC Sabathia and the Masahiro Tanaka to go along with veteran Hiroki Kuroda and young arms Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda. Pineda dazzled in his rookie campaign with the Seattle Mariners...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pineda looks to continue trend

#453917770 / gettyimages.com When Michael Pineda‘s shoulder was deemed 100 percent healthy in Spring Training, the Yankees had visions of him making 30 plus starts for them this year – finally returning to the All-Star stature that opened eyes in Seattle. Instead, they’ve been forced to be patient with him again, as a suspension and subsequent injury sidelined him for about...
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Preview: Yankees at Royals (8/25/14)

The Yankees start a pivotal match up with the AL Central leading Royals. Michael Pineda (2-2, 2.05 ERA) matches up against James Shields (12-6, 3.28 ERA) in game one at Kauffman stadium. The Yankees received a solid six inning performance from Pineda his second time out off the DL against the Astros. He gave up two earned runs on four hits while walking one in a no decision. ...
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Top 3 Sleeper Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Pickups

  Top 3 Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Sleepers 1. Michael Pineda – NYY (50% Owned) In his first start since April 23rd, Michael Pineda delivered five innings allowing just two hits and one earned run while striking out four. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi will likely ease Pineda back into his normal workload, so fantasy owners […]
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 124: Bullpen ruins Pineda outing

Houston Astros 5 — New York Yankees 2 With stronger arms resting, second level relievers put behind Pineda in loss. Michael Pineda makes his return to Yankee Stadium, first start in the Bronx since April and he was as great as he was back then. Through the first three innings, Michael Pineda had not allowed a hit and was being efficient with his pitches. He would give up his first...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pineda & Hal Remind Everyone That Offense Is The Problem For Yankees

The good news about last night's game against the Orioles was Michael Pineda:  5IP, 2H, 1R, 0BB, 4K.  Pineda threw 67 pitches in a very solid return to the Yankees rotation, after not having pitched since late April.The bad news, in spite of the fact that the bullpen had a bad night, was the offense. Or, was it? Does the fact that something happens almost every night make...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 119: Bullpen struggles in Pineda’s return

Tonight, for the first time since April, Michael Pineda took the mound for the Yankees. Michael Pineda pitched a scoreless first inning that featured a 95 mph fastball to strikeout Chris Davis. He would finish the second inning with a strikeout and the Yankees would snap a hitless streak that is indicative of their offensive woes. Entering tonight’s game, the Yankees are 0-for...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

One Red Sox fan's advice for Michael Pineda (video)

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterThe last time we saw New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was back in April, standing on the mound at Fenway Park as the home plate umpire was inspecting him for a suspicious-looking substance on his neck which, of course, turned out to be pine tar.Pineda was immediately thrown out of the game and pine tar - and its use by pitchers - became...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Michael Pineda activated for start

Michael Pineda has been activated and will be on the mound against Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles.The @Yankees reinstate RHP Michael Pineda from 60-day DL; designate RHP Chris Leroux for assignment.— MLBRosterMoves (@MLBRosterMoves) August 13, 2014 Pineda's return should provide a major boost for the Yankee rotation.  Because of injuries to players like, CC ...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Pineda’s Return

In Episode 113, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Zach Pincince (@ZachPincince)  recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league.. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: What to expect from Michael Pineda Can Robinson Cano win the batting title? Giancarlo Stanton’s power and where it ranks in baseball...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Pineda ready for the big pressure game?

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images We’ve all had pretty mixed opinions over Michael Pineda this year. From the now irrelevant the pine tar incident, to multiple injury setbacks, Pineda has been a question mark since putting on the pinstripes. Monday the Yankees announced that he would start Wednesday. “We feel he’s ready now. It’s nice,” said manager Joe Girardi. The only question...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees desperate, call up Pineda

After a jaw dropping 11-3 loss against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night, the New York Yankees are pulling out all the stops. He hasn’t pitched for the team since April, but Michael Pineda is back. Pineda will make his first appearance on Wednesday since his 10 day suspension on April 23rd when he was caught with pine tar on his neck during a game against long time rival, Boston...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Michael Pineda to start Wednesday

The New York Yankees will soon have some reinforcement on the mound as they will get back one of their four injured Opening Day starters. On Monday, the Yankees announced that they will activate right-hander Michael Pineda in time for Wednesday's game with the first-place Baltimore Orioles, the team the Yankees are chasing in the A.L. East.#Yankees to activate Michael Pineda...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees' Pineda to make first start since pine tar suspension

  New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda will come off the disabled list Wednesday and make his first start since his suspension for using pine tar on the mound. Pineda last pitched on April 23, when he was ejected from a game against Boston. He received a 10-game suspension from Major League Baseball for ''possessing a foreign substance on his person.'' Pineda...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees RHP Pineda to return from DL on Wednesday

BALTIMORE (AP) New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda will come off the disabled list Wednesday and make his first start since his suspension for using pine tar on the mound. Pineda last pitched on April 23, when he was ejected from a game against Boston. He received a 10-game suspension from Major League Baseball for ''possessing a foreign substance on his person...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Pineda to Start Wednesday vs Orioles

#487345847 / gettyimages.com Michael Pineda was pitching very well before injuring his back, which has kept him without a start since April 23rd.  Michael Pineda will be back on the mound on Wednesday vs. the Orioles according to Sweeney Murti of WFAN. The New York Yankees are battling for relevance in a AL wild card race that is heating up.   One of their problems has been a...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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