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Michael Pineda ready for minor-league rehab stint

The Yankees may be getting one of their four injured opening-day rotation starters back soon, as Michael Pineda got through a 45-pitch simulated game Tuesday. The next step will be for Pineda to go on a minor-league rehab stint, which will begin Sunday, when he makes his first rehab start (via MLB.com). The level is still to be determined, but Pineda is reportedly going to need...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Pineda to start final rehab assignment

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) This really has to be last licks for embattled starter Michael Pineda, who will start his official rehab assignment this Sunday. Pineda threw a 45-pitch simulated game today in Tampa, and things went “very well” says manager Joe Girardi. Brendan Kuty reported today that the Yankees were very excited with his three inning outing, so much so that...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pineda Making a Final Push to Return This Season

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) One of the biggest mysteries on a few different levels this season has been Michael Pineda. From his pine tar debacle, to multiple setbacks from his shoulder injury back at late April have kept people wary about any potential return this year or even his status as Yankee going forward. Now for what seems like the third or fourth stab at making a comeback...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Michael Pineda remains on track for August return

One of the reinforcements the Yankees are counting on to help a sapped rotation down the stretch is Michael Pineda and the right-hander remains on schedule for an August return. Out since late April with a back injury, Pineda has thrown one live batting practice session and is expected to throw another one before proceeding so sim games and rehab starts,Yankees manager Joe Girardi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Considering Non-tendering Pineda?

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) Michael Pineda has had a roller coaster year, from the pine tar incident to multiple injury setbacks. But have the Yankees had enough of Pineda? There are rumors swirling around Pineda that the Yankees would consider non-tendering Pineda if he cannot make it back this year, putting the ultimatum on Pineda to get healthy or get packing. On the...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Pineda to Start Rehab Assignment Monday

There was rumor floating around the last few days that big leaguer was going to be making an appearance this week in Charleston. But we got the inside scoop on who the player is. Courtesy of our own minor league insider Dan Pfeiffer, Michael Pineda is that player. Pineda is going to start his official rehab assignment with the Yankees’ Single-A affiliate the Charleston Riverdogs...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Pineda out longer than expected

Well, this could be added trouble. Michael Pineda will likely be out longer than the originally reported four weeks time. Girardi said Pineda started playing catch at 60 ft yesterday. Everything went well, but he basically said Pineda will take longer than 4 wks — Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) May 11, 2014 Pineda is suffering from a Grade 1 strain of his...
Via YanksinExile.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Pineda ejected after pine tar was found on his neck

After cameras caught Michael Pineda using an egregious amount of pine tar (or, according to Pineda, “dirt”) on his palm against the Red Sox earlier this month, he tried to pull the same schtick again on Wednesday night at Fenway. Unfortunately for Pineda, John Farrell is not dumb enough to be fooled twice. Pineda was ejected from the game in the second inning after Farrell asked...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees: Pineda, Tanaka, Nunez, and Solarte

Michael Pineda – New York (AL) – 2012 Road (Photo credit: BaseballBacks) Spring Training is officially done, as tomorrow night the New York Yankees officially start their 2014 campaign in Texas, for a three games set against the Houston Astros. I understand that Spring Training games are meaningless, as it is a time for established players to dust off the cobwebs from the off...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Pineda Struggles, Makes Things Interesting

Just in case we weren’t having enough fun this spring, Michael Pineda decided to throw us a bit of a curve ball. And no, not the hanging curve that you knock over the fence. Pineda has seemed like he had a firm grip on the fifth starter spot, with a nearly perfect spring. Until today, that is. Facing the Toronto Blue Jays, Pineda had his first stumble of the preseason...
Via YanksinExile.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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