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Michael Pineda

  1. Michael Pineda ready for rehab assignment

    Jul 29, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch reports that right-hander Michael Pineda threw a successful simulated game on Tuesday afternoon in front of manager Joe Girardi and has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment later this week.

  2. Michael Pineda making progress in comeback attempt

    Jul 21, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    Michael Pineda hasn’t pitched since being suspended for pine tar in April and then suffering an unrelated shoulder injury, but the right-hander has been cleared to throw live batting practice following numerous setbacks.

  3. Yankees GM Brian Cashman will prioritize pitching leading up to the trade deadline

    Jul 17, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    The Yankees have lost four-fifths of their starting rotation with Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia, Michael Pineda, and Ivan Nova all sidelined due to injury, but general manager Brian Cashman isn’t ready to throw in the towel on the season.

  4. Brian Cashman says Michael Pineda is taking “baby steps”

    Jun 30, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman gave an update on Michael Pineda’s setback-filled recovery from a strained back muscle, telling Brendan Kuty of the Newark Star Ledger that the rehabbing right-hander “is going through baby steps.”

  5. Mariners activate Michael Saunders, send Jesus Montero back to Triple-A

    Jun 27, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

    Jesus Montero

    Jesus Montero’s latest stint in the big leagues was a short one, as the Mariners have demoted the one-time top prospect back to Triple-A to make room for outfielder Michael Saunders’ return from the disabled list.

  6. Michael Pineda suffered another setback

    Jun 21, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    Michael Pineda has suffered yet another setback.

  7. Michael Pineda unlikely to return before August

    Jun 13, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    Bad news for the Yankees: they probably won’t see Michael Pineda on the mound until August.

  8. Mariners calling up Jesus Montero

    Jun 12, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT

    Jesus Montero

    Jesus Montero has been a bust for the Mariners since they acquired him as a top prospect from the Yankees for Miguel Pineda, but he’s hit reasonably well at Triple-A this season and now he’s on his way back to the majors.

  9. Yankees shut Michael Pineda down due to inflammation in his upper back

    May 31, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    Another month, more injury-related news regarding Yankees starter Michael Pineda.

  10. Michael Pineda is ready to face live hitters

    May 23, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Michael Pineada

    Michael Pineda went from being suspended for having pine tar on his neck to going on the disabled list with a teres major muscle strain, but now the Yankees right-hander is ready to take a big step in his recovery.

  11. Michael Pineda will need more than four weeks to recover from shoulder strain

    May 11, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

    Michael Pineada

    The Yankees will be without Michael Pineda for a little longer than they expected.

  12. Michael Pineda returns from suspension, goes on the disabled list

    May 6, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Michael Pineda

    Michael Pineda is officially back from his 10-game suspension for having pine tar on his neck, so the Yankees have placed him on the disabled list.

  13. Brendan Ryan expected to be activated Tuesday

    May 5, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

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    Brendan Ryan is slated to come off the disabled list tomorrow and could be a highly-active backup shortstop for the Yankees.

  14. Clayton Kershaw strikes out nine in final rehab start

    Apr 30, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Clayton Kershaw should be activated next week. The Dodgers’ ace left-hander made his second (and likely final) minor league rehab start on Wednesday evening for the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts, yielding two runs but fanning nine batters over five solid innings against the Southern League affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.

  15. Michael Pineda out 3-4 weeks with teres major muscle strain

    Apr 29, 2014, 11:51 PM EDT

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    Michael Pineda was expected to return from his 10-game pine tar suspension next Monday and start in the Yankees’ three-game series opener at Angel Stadium. But that definitely won’t happen now.

  16. Michael Pineda got hurt throwing during his suspension

    Apr 29, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT

    Gerry David, Michael Pineda

    Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda threw a simulated game today in order to maintain his arm strength during his 10-game suspension, but now he’s headed for an MRI exam after experiencing soreness in his lat muscle.

  17. Jose Campos underwent Tommy John surgery on Friday

    Apr 26, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Jose Campos will forever be “the other guy” when people refer to the trade that brought Michael Pineda to the Yankees. On Friday, he was “the guy getting Tommy John surgery”.

  18. Major League Baseball will reexamine pine tar rule after the season

    Apr 26, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

    Gerry David, Michael Pineda

    If the rule gets changed, we have to call it “the Michael Pineda rule”, right?

  19. Baseball’s lack of interpreters for Spanish speakers is a problem

    Apr 25, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

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    The Yankees have three Japanese interpreters but no Spanish interpreters. Why?

  20. If you’re against unwritten rules, be against all unwritten rules

    Apr 25, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

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    It’s been an interesting week for Jon Morosi and the unwritten rules.

  21. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 25, 2014, 6:51 AM EDT

    CC Sabathia

    The Yankees bounce back. The Astros play like bush leaguers.

  22. What the heck is pine tar anyway?

    Apr 24, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

    More You Know

    And knowing is half the battle? Wait, that’s another thing.

  23. Michael Pineda suspended 10 games for “foreign substance”

    Apr 24, 2014, 3:13 PM EDT

    Pineda Pine Tar

    Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by MLB after being ejected from last night’s start against the Red Sox for “possessing a foreign substance on his person.”

  24. Michael Pineda and The Obviousness Factor

    Apr 24, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT

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    Joe Posnanski says not to overlook The Obviousness Factor when it comes to Michael Pineda and pine tar.

  25. Doc Gooden calls B.S. on people saying pine tar is just to help pitchers get a grip on the ball

    Apr 24, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Current pitchers all say they use pine tar to help their grip. A pitcher who has no incentive to lie about that sort of thing says it’s total B.S.

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