Michael Pineda, 25, who missed the past two seasons after shoulder surgery, threw two scoreless innings Friday in his spring training debut.
There was no television or radio coverage, but we know for certain that New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda made his 2014 debut on Friday night against the Detroit Tigers. We also know this: It went well. Like, really well. Pineda, of course, has been a question mark ever since he underwent labrum surgery in May of 2012. Show More Summary
Yankees fifth starter candidate Michael Pineda struck out four and gave up one hit over two shutout innings in his first spring training start, New York's 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Michael Pineda, acquired from Seattle in 2012 for catcher Jesus Montero, showed signs Sunday of the power pitcher the Yankees thought they had traded for.
Once-hot catching prospect Jesus Montero, who was shipped to Seattle by the Yankees in exchange for Michael Pineda (as of two years later, it seems like one of the fairest trades ever made), is now trying to salvage a big-league career. He's not doing a very good job of it. Read more...
When the New York Yankees traded for Michael Pineda in January of 2012, visions of a future top-of-the-rotation arm floated throughout the Bronx. In 2014, providing 20-plus starts and league-average production would be an accomplishment for the 25-year-old. Since arriving in New York, Pineda hasn't thrown a pitch in the big leagues. Show More Summary
It's been a busy offseason for the New York Yankees, with perhaps their biggest splash coming when they added Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on a seven-year, $155 million deal to help shore up their rotation. Tanaka joins CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda and Ivan Nova as locks to make the rotation this spring, but the No. Show More Summary
It has been a long and winding road for Michael Pineda to make his first start with the New York Yankees, but now it's time for Pineda to take that next step in his career and become a full-time starter. His first two seasons with the team were a total failure. Show More Summary
The New York Yankees can use all the help they can get in their pursuit of a postseason berth, and Michael Pineda could be exactly what they need to give their pitching staff an extra boost. Pineda is slowly working his way back to the big leagues, and the Yankees will not rush his return. Show More Summary
When one door closes, another one opens. For the 2013 New York Yankees, the strength and depth of their starting pitching staff, expected to be enhanced by the impending return of Michael Pineda, must be the door that opens to offset the loss of Mark Teixeira to season-ending wrist surgery. Show More Summary
Two years ago, Michael Pineda was one of the best young starters in the world, and Jesus Montero was one of the best prospects in the world. If we look at pictures of ourselves back then, will we all be wearing butterfly collars and bell-bottoms? Seems like another world. Pineda's back making rehab starts, though. Show More Summary
After splitting a double-header on Wednesday with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Yankees are set to welcome the Tampa Bay Rays in for a four-game set this weekend that will have ramifications on the muddled AL East standings. Heading into...Show More Summary
The New York Yankees currently have a full rotation, Ivan Nova in the minor leagues and Michael Pineda on a rehab assignment. On the surface, it wouldn't appear as if they need any more starting pitching. That being said, the unreliability...Show More Summary
As Sports Illustrated boasted on the cover of their 2003 Major League Baseball preview issue, you can't have too much pitching. A full decade later, emboldened by the success of those American League championship seasons, the Yankees...Show More Summary
The first 63 games of the 2013 season have been a magic carpet ride for the New York Yankees. Despite only outscoring their opponents by a total of 16 runs, the team is 11 games over.500, just one game back of Boston in the loss column and riding a wave of clutch hitting to a 6-0 record against former Cy Young Award winners. Show More Summary
- Michael Pineda is one step closer to a return after a successful outing in the Florida State League: - Kevin Youkilis missed Sunday's game in Seattle with lower back stiffness, but the injury isn't anything major. “It’s nothing like it was before,” Youkilis said. Show More Summary
Michael Pineda 's tenure with the New York Yankees has been marred by bad decisions and bad luck, but things may finally be turning around for the 24-year-old starting pitcher. According to Andy McCullough of The Star-Ledger (via Twitter),...Show More Summary
At the outset of the 2013 regular season, the New York Yankees' playoff chances looked slim. They would begin the season without Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, Mark Teixeira and Michael Pineda. Furthermore, before any...Show More Summary
The New York Yankees have 10 regulars currently rehabbing various injuries on the disabled list—Francisco Cervelli, Joba Chamberlain, Curtis Granderson, Derek Jeter, Ivan Nova, Eduardo Nunez, Michael Pineda, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis—but they're all scheduled to be returning at different points within the next few months. Show More Summary
On a day where doctors clearing Alex Rodriguez for baseball activities dominated the Yankee headlines, the revelation of Michael Pineda 's throwing session (via Hardball Talk) could turn out to be the news item baseball fans in New York remember most moving forward. Show More Summary