Michael Pineda needs to get a grip. Not of the baseball, but of himself. Thirteen days after Pineda was caught by television cameras with a glob of what appeared to be pine tar on his pitching hand in a start against the Red Sox, the big righthander was back at it again.
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning against Boston on Wednesday after the umpire found a foreign substance on his neck.
The pine tar on Michael Pineda's neck was a stain for the New York Yankees.
Don't worry. We're about to throw some blame Michael Pineda 's way. He deserves it for getting himself involved in yet another silly little controversy involving pine tar. But I think it's also time for us to ask whether Major League Baseball should put an end to silly little controversies of this nature. Show More Summary
"I would expect that if it’s used, it’s more discreet than the last time." That's what Boston Red Sox manager John Ferrell told reporters prior to Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees when asked about the suspicions that...Show More Summary
Michael Pineda, the last time he pitched against the Boston Red Sox, was shown to have an illegal foreign substance smeared on his wrist and arm. The substance was likely pine tar, which though the use of any foreign substance is not permitted under Major League Baseball rules, is generally tolerated under one of baseball’s
Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Wednesday night.
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.