Michael Pineda was kindly asked to leave in the second inning of Wednesday’s Yanks-Sox game after he tested positive for a performance-enhancing sludge. The strange substance turned out to be, after further investigation by the umpire, pine tar. In a strikingly unsubtle move, Pineda’s source of pine tar wasn’t some well-concealed pouch, but rather, his neck. […]
The storied rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees gained a new chapter Wednesday night. The home-plate umpire tossed Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda out of the game for employing a banned substance. Pineda,Show More Summary
Home plate umpire Gerry Davis checks out a substance on the neck of New York’s Michael Pineda before throwing him out of the game against the Red Sox. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) In the second inning of Wednesday’s Yankees-Red Sox game, New York starter Michael Pineda got tossed by the umpires for having pine tar on […]
Two weeks after cameras appeared to show a foreign substance on his hand, Michael Pineda of the Yankees was ejected for having pine tar on his neck. Red Sox manager John Farrell requested that umpire check Pineda. After searching Pineda's...Show More Summary
When George Brett talks pine tar -- and cheating in baseball -- people listen... and the Hall of Famer just gave TMZ Sports an earful about Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda's ejection for blatantly using the substance.Pineda was tossed in the 2nd…
The last time Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda faced the Red Sox—on April 10 —he clearly had pine tar on his hand. No one brought it up, and the Yankees won. Tonight, Pineda again used pine tar, but slapped it on his neck before the second inning. Red Sox manager John Farrell spoke up this time. Read more...
Boston Red Sox manager John Ferrell didn't forget to ask this time around. A little less than two weeks after a mysterious substance on the hand of New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda went unchecked in a dominant win over Boston,...Show More Summary
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox after umpires found with a foreign substance on his neck.
The Yankees starter got the boot in the second inning Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox for having pine tar on his neck. Red Sox manager John Farrell complained to umpires,...Show More Summary
Twice in less than two weeks? Impressive.
Many around baseball suspect that the Yankees’ pitcher Michael Pineda used pine tar to keep his grip in cold weather. But on Wednesday night, as Pineda shut down Chicago, there looked to be nothing dirty about it.
There will be no way for the Yankees’ Michael Pineda to sidestep what lies ahead, when he pitches against the Cubs, after a substance was spotted on his pitching hand in his last outing.
Masahiro Tanaka, scheduled to pitch on Tuesday, will now pitch the day game on Wednesday. Michael Pineda will start the night game for the Yankees.
It was rough for a while there, but it looks like our long Nationals nightmare may finally be over. Yes, Bryce Harper looks like he's back. In the event that you've been distracted by other things —icky, icky goo on Michael Pineda's hand, perhaps —Harper woke up in Washington's three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins this week. Show More Summary
Michael Pineda is only the latest in a long line of pitchers suspected of nefarious conduct on the mound.
Yankee pitcher Michael Pineda will not be suspended for pitching with a substance on the bottom of his right hand in the Yanks' victory over the Red Sox Thursday, Joe Torre said Friday.
Unwritten rules and such.
The New York Yankees beat the defending World Series champions Boston Red Sox 4-1, but everyone is talking about Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda. It is not because he won his first game since July 2011. Instead, people are talking about the substance on his pitching hand. Show More Summary
Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees was caught by television cameras with what appeared to be a foreign substance on his hand and wrist while pitching against the Boston Red Sox. Pineda said it was just dirt. Almost everybody else agrees that the substance was in all likelihood pine tar. Show More Summary
Thursday night during the Yankees vs. Red Sox game, Michael Pineda cheated, plain and simple. There was enough pine tar, Firm Grip, Valvoline or Jell-O pudding on the palm of his throwing hand, and back of his glove hand, that most of...Show More Summary