8:11 PM EDT, Fri July 01, 2016
New York Post 20 hours ago

Michael Pineda has an unusual way to pump himself up

Michael Pineda was back in the clubhouse, jumping up and down and yelling at the TV when Chase Headley slid headfirst across home plate in the bottom of the ninth. The starting pitcher was nowhere near the action, a second straight hectic walk-off victory for the Yankees. He didn’t get the win, but Pineda dealt...
New York Post 22 hours ago

Yankees’ comeback wins show they still have fire to compete

The reminder of what the Yankees have been and what they somehow still expect to be remains plastered on Joe Girardi’s back. The manager wore 27 when he was hired in 2008, switched to 28 in 2010 because his Yankees had just won their 27th championship the previous fall and immediately began hunting No. 28....
New York Post Jun 30, 2016

Yankees get another walkoff win

Chase Headley has seen his fair share of ugliness this season. From the team’s ugly start, to his own dreadful first month at the plate, to the Yankees’ inability to stay above .500, there’s plenty from which to choose. Still, it was Monday’s gut-wrenching loss in the rain that really stood out to the third...
New York Post Jun 30, 2016

Professional ballhawk blames Yankees fans for 2 homer flubs

Self-proclaimed ballhawk Zack Hample, who is notorious for catching Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th hit and refusing to return the souvenir, did something uncharacteristic Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. He dropped a home run ball. Not once, but twice. Hample complained on Twitter that Brian McCann’s game-tying home run in the ninth inning hit him in the face...
New York Post Jun 25, 2016

How a short memory may have turned Pineda’s season around

The bottom for Michael Pineda, the Yankees hope, came May 28. That’s when the right-hander was smacked around for six earned runs on nine hits against light-hitting Tampa Bay. It left him 2-6 with a 6.92 ERA and had many calling for his demotion to the minors. At the time, manager Joe Girardi said sending...
New York Post Jun 25, 2016

Cubs scouts getting close look at Yankees’ bullpen dominance

If the time arrives when the Yankees let other clubs know they are willing to trade one or two members of the Holy Trinity of Smoke, the Cubs will be prepared. On Friday night, the Cubs had three scouts watching Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman in a 5-3 win over the Twins at...
New York Post Jun 25, 2016

Yanks must have nearing cutoff date to buy out A-Rod, Teixeira

The Yankees have 15 games until the All-Star break. That should be the leash for Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira to show they still have something left, or Hal Steinbrenner must swallow the contracts. Normally, such a plan would be about playing for the future. And it would be. But it is about 2016, as well....
Newark Star-Ledger Jun 25, 2016

Michael Pineda forcing case to stay in Yankees' longterm plan

After a terrible April and May, an attitude adjustment seems behind his strong June
Twinkie Town Jun 25, 2016

Yankees 2, Twins 1: Can't LOB Yankees Forever, Y'Know

The Ancient Ones made rules about New York always beating Minnesota, and we would be heretics for questioning their wisdom. Because baseball doesn't always conform to statistical predictions, struggling pitchers Ervin Santana and Michael Pineda both did well keeping opponents in check today. Although, in Santana's case, it was pretty much blind friggin' luck, as he barfed up six hits and two walks while throwing 102 pitches through five innings. Eduardo Escobar, generally a good defensive player, appeared broken rusty, booting two plays. One, the Twins got away with. The second, they...
New York Post Jun 25, 2016

Yanks’ desperation testing how much pen’s monsters can take

If they are called they will serve. That was the message from two of the three members of the Holy Trinity of Smoke late Saturday afternoon after they helped the Yankees squeeze by the Twins, 2-1, in front of 40,075 at a sun-drenched Yankee Stadium. Believing that day’s game is the most important, manager Joe...
River Ave. Blues Jun 18, 2016

Game 68: A big start for Big Mike

Overall, this has been a pretty crummy season for Michael Pineda. He comes into Saturday’s game with a 5.88 ERA on the season, but only three starts ago he had a 6.92 ERA. Pineda has pitched well the last three times out after some mechanical tinkering at the behest of pitching Larry Rothschild. Regardless of […] The post Game 68: A big start for Big Mike appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
River Ave. Blues Jun 17, 2016

Guest Post: The Curious Case of Pineda’s Increasing Strikeout Totals and Declining Results

The following is a guest post from a longtime reader who goes by A Rare Ellsbury Fan in the comments. He’s a high school freshman and wishes to stay anonymous. AREF wrote about the perpetually enigmatic Michael Pineda. For the first three (somewhat) healthy seasons of Michael Pineda’s Yankee career, the Yankees and fans have […] The post Guest Post: The Curious Case of Pineda’s Increasing Strikeout Totals and Declining Results appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Grand Rapids Press Jun 12, 2016
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Can Michael Fulmer's scoreless streak continue?

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Can Michael Fulmer's scoreless streak continue?

Its the third and final game of the series in the Bronx. GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers (31-30) at New York Yankees (31-31)When: 2:05 p.m. Sunday, June 12Where: Yankee Stadium, New YorkTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Aaron McMann STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Michael Fulmer (6-1, 2.83 ERA) New York YankeesRHP Michael Pineda (3-6, 6.14 ERA) GAME NOTES --Tigers rookie Michael Fulmer enters today's game on a scoreless streak of 22 1/3  innings. He hasn't allowed a run in his last...
Newark Star-Ledger Jun 8, 2016

Yankees, Michael Pineda differ over source of sudden turnaround

What's been behind the right-hander's resurgence?

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