Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda: My Goal is to Pitch 200 Innings in 2016
February 13th, 2016 at 7:09 PM
In the three seasons that Michael Pineda has been an active pitcher, the highest number of innings he's pitched is 171; and that was his rookie season in 2011. ***PHOTO1*** In the two seasons he's been active for the New York Yankees, the most number of innings he's pitched was this past...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Feels Healthy; Unsure If He’ll Be Opening Day Starter
February 12th, 2016 at 4:14 PM
Heading into the 2016 season, most thought that Masahiro Tanaka would be the Opening Day starter for the New York Yankees, as he was the Opening Day starter last year. ***PHOTO1*** But after undergoing surgery this offseason to remove bone spurs from his elbow just after the Yankees were eliminated from the...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova: I’m a Starting Pitcher, not a Reliever
February 12th, 2016 at 1:15 PM
If Ivan Nova has his way, he'll be a starting pitcher for the New York Yankees in the 2016 season and not in the bullpen. ***PHOTO1*** Nova, who came back last season after missing most of the 2014 season due to undergoing Tommy John Surgery on his right elbow, struggled to find...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Following Rehab Stint: This is Best I’ve Felt in 3 Years
February 10th, 2016 at 11:15 AM
For years, New York Yankees left-handed starter CC Sabathia had to deal with something tougher than any injury he's ever had and tougher than any hitter he's faced; an addiction with alcohol. ***PHOTO1*** Right before the Yankees were set to take on the Houston Astros in the postseason for their one-game wild...

New York Yankeees’ Masahiro Tanaka Throws Off Mound for First Time Since Surgery in October
February 9th, 2016 at 6:56 PM
Back in October once the season was over for the New York Yankees, ace pitcher Masahiro Tanaka underwent surgery on his elbow to remove bone spurs that had been irritating him. ***PHOTO1*** The surgery was a successful one and it had nothing to do with the injury he suffered back in the...