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New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda: I’m 100 Percent Healthy, Ready to Compete for Rotation Spot
February 11th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
It's been almost three years now since Michael Pineda has thrown a baseball in a live game and the New York Yankees are patiently awaiting to see his debut in the Major Leagues. Pineda was acquired by the Yankees from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for catching prospect Jesus Montero and...

New York Yankees Need to Replace Phil Hughes in Rotation If Team Still Has Playoff Hopes
August 26th, 2013 at 11:53 PM
Monday night's game for the New York Yankees against the Toronto Blue Jays might have been just another game in the regular season schedule, but the 5-2 loss the Yankees suffered should have some significant meaning because it's the game the team needs to realize Phil Hughes is finished as...

New York Yankees Activate Michael Pineda from DL, Option Him to Class-AAA Scranton/Wilks-Barre
July 8th, 2013 at 1:04 AM
After making his final rehab start for Class-AAA Scranton/Wilks-Barre team, the New York Yankees activated starting pitcher Michael Pineda on Sunday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after, they decided to option him back to Class-AAA Scranton/Wilks-Barre so that the 24-year-old can get more work in at the minor league level before getting called back...

Eduard Nunez to Begin Rehab Assignment for the Trenton Thunder Tonight
July 4th, 2013 at 12:32 PM
The New York Yankees' shortstop Eduardo Nunez starts his rehab assignment tonight playing for the Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder. Nunez has been injured since May 5 with a right oblique strain. Eduardo will become the fourth Yankee to put on a Thunder uniform this season while rehabbing. He joins the likes...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda Impressive in Rehab Game for Class-AA Trenton Thunder
June 26th, 2013 at 7:36 AM
With each outing that he pitches in the minor leagues, Michael Pineda is going to make it very difficult for the New York Yankees to choose between their current starters in the rotation. ***PHOTO1*** While the Yankees were taking on the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, Pineda was pitching...

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda to Start Rehab in Trenton on Tuesday Night
June 25th, 2013 at 1:25 PM
Michael Pineda continues to keep taking steps to pitching for the New York Yankees in the 2013 season. He'll make an even bigger step this week in his progress. ***VIDEO1*** On Tuesday night, Pineda will pitch for the Class-AA Trenton Thunder in Trenton, New Jersey against the Erie Sea Wolves, the Class-AA...

New York Yankees Injury Report 6/18/13
June 18th, 2013 at 2:41 PM
Yesterday, during a conference call with the media, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman spoke about some of the key injured members of the team. Mark Teixeira removed himself from Saturday's game against the Anaheim Angels because he said he didn't have the snap in the wrist on is left-handed swing. Teixeira...

Report: New York Yankees One of Lead Teams Interested in Miami Marlins’ SP Ricky Nolasco
June 14th, 2013 at 8:39 AM
The New York Yankees have always been linked to Ricky Nolasco in the past when it comes to trade rumors. ***PHOTO1*** This past winter, when the Miami Marlins were completing their third ever fire sale, Nolasco's name came up, and a lot of baseball experts felt that the Yankees would be a...

Michael Pineda Impressive in First Minor League Rehab Start for New York Yankees on Sunday
June 9th, 2013 at 6:31 PM
Michael Pineda was supposed to make his first minor league rehab start for the New York Yankees on Saturday. ***PHOTO1***Rain took care of that as the game got postponed, so the rehab outing got moved to Sunday for the 24-year-old against the Detroit Tigers Class-A team. Pineda went 4.1 innings, allowed one...

New York Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda to Begin Minor League Rehab Assignment
June 8th, 2013 at 9:05 AM
The New York Yankees traded for Michael Pineda back in January of 2012 and have had big expectations for the young flamethrower. ***PHOTO1***Yet since trading for him almost 18 months ago, he has not to taken the mound for the Bombers, as he has been recovering from shoulder surgery since last...

New York Yankees Ranked Most Valuable Franchise in Sports by Forbes Magazine
March 28th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** In a bit of news that could indeed ruffle the feathers of Yankees brethren everywhere, considering an off-season where reduced payroll was the mantra, Forbes ranked the New York Yankees as the most valuable franchise in Major League Baseball, an honor the Yankees have now held for 16 straight years. Valued at $2.3 billion, the...

New York Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda to Throw Live BP in Two Weeks
March 26th, 2013 at 12:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the Yankees will be in the initial stages of the 2013 regular season, another interesting contest will be taking place, albeit on the fields in Tampa, Florida. Chad Jennings of The Journal News is reporting that Michael Pineda, in his continued progress from major shoulder surgery last year, will face live...

New York Yankees Starting Pitcher Hiroki Kuroda Off to an Impressive Start
March 12th, 2013 at 12:34 PM
Thus far in spring training, the main stories being generated from the mound are the progress of Michael Pineda, the balky back of Phil Hughes, the pending retirement of legendary closer Mariano Rivera, the successful simulated games thrown by ace C.C. Sabathia and number three starter Andy Pettitte, and the ongoing battle for the final...

New York Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda Continues to Progress
March 12th, 2013 at 8:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Yankees starter Michael Pineda will continue his impressive spring in another considerably important step in his rehabilitation from major shoulder surgery, which shut down his 2012 before he ever stepped on the mound in the Bronx. As per Chad Jennings of The Journal News, the 24-year-old right-hander will throw a...

New York Yankees Right-Hander Ivan Nova Taking on a More Aggressive Approach
March 5th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** After a 2012 season to forget, one that was riddled with injury and punctuated with being left off of the post-season roster, 26-year-old right-hander Ivan Nova enters arguably the most important season of his young career.  Not only does he have to stave off David Phelps just to garner the fifth spot in...

Could the New York Yankees Make a Play for Free Agent Pitcher Kyle Lohse?
February 21st, 2013 at 11:32 AM
With the news confirmed yesterday that Yankees starter Phil Hughes will miss some time due to a bulging disc in his upper back, which flared up during pitchers' fielding practice, a solid rotation could now become somewhat interesting.  While the top three spots are fortified by ace C.C. Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda,...

New York Yankees Starter Michael Pineda Could Return by June
February 15th, 2013 at 8:35 AM
Though the common return date has been pinned to the month of July, New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda is focused on returning to the field as quickly as possible, which could be as early as June, according to Yankees general manager Brian Cashman.  ***PHOTO1*** "We have to get in a position...

New York Yankees Right-Hander Michael Pineda Throws Off Full Mound on Tuesday
February 13th, 2013 at 11:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday morning, among the litany of topics Yankees manager Joe Girardi addressed, the status of 24-year-old right-hander Michael Pineda was discussed, and as covered by Jon Lane of YESNetwork.com, Girardi ruled out Pineda pitching in any Grapefruit League games this spring, “He's throwing now for us," Girardi said. "He's still in the...

Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 2 Mariano Rivera
February 10th, 2013 at 9:54 PM
After a rookie season in 2011 that caught the attention of baseball enthusiasts, right-hander Michael Pineda's first season in pinstripes in 2012 was, well, non-existent.  As a meticulous and diligent rehabilitation process is being followed in his quest to make his debut in the Bronx in 2013, Pineda garnered our number...

Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 3 Michael Pineda
February 9th, 2013 at 8:09 PM
Once considered a "can't miss" pitching prospect in the Yankees organization, 27-year-old reliever Joba Chamberlain kept our "Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013" series going yesterday at number four. After bursting onto the scene in 2007 with an impressive fastball and carefully progressing with the aide of "Joba Rules," which meant not...