// Michael Pineda

Yankees’ Michael Pineda Ejected for Pine Tar Against Red Sox

Yankees starter Michael Pineda has had a great start to the 2014 season, allowing just two earned runs over the first 18 innings this year (3 starts; 2-1 record). He was a phenom his rookie season in Seattle, and then spent two years on the shelf after his trade to the Yankees, so his fast […]

Michael Pineda Using Pine Tar or Goop Against Red Sox?

Was Yankees starter Michael Pineda using pine tar in his pitching hand while facing the Red Sox Thursday night? Well, that’s what users on Twitter and Facebook think. I’ll let you be the judge: What do you think?

Masahiro Tanaka prefers Boston, New York or Los Angeles

According to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle, Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has narrowed his ideal places to play in Major League Baseball to three cities: Boston, New York and Los Angeles. We’ve heard that the Red Sox could be a dark horse candidate for the 25-year old right-handed pitcher, but how realistic would […]

Breaking the (Piggy) Bank: Moving Red Sox Payroll

When the New York Yankees went ahead and revamped their starting rotation, trading for 23-year-old pitching phenom Michael Pineda and signing Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year deal, they immediately became the favorites to win the AL East again in 2012. On paper, that is. (Allow me this one glimmer of hope, please and thank you. […]

Yankees Rebuild Rotation with Acquisitions of Pineda, Kuroda

Friday night, the New York Yankees, quiet players in the offseason to this point, made two moves to improve their chances in the AL East. GM Brian Cashman shipped top prospect Jesus Montero, a possible catcher and probable DH, to the Seattle Mariners for breakout star Michael Pineda. Later that night, he let the second […]

Fielder HRs, NL Pitchers Shutdown AL to Win All-Star Game; Beckett Hurt

Adrian Gonzalez may have out-homered Milwaukee’s Prince Fielder at the Home Run Derby, but Fielder’s home run mattered most Tuesday night at the 82nd All-Star Game at Chase Stadium in Phoenix. Fielder’s three-run home run off Texas’ C.J. Wilson in the fourth inning drove in the winning runs, and National League pitchers limited American League […]