Tag Archives: Michael Pineda

Brian Cashman is ready to ‘rock-and-roll’

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The MLB trade deadline is just a month away and Brian Cashman is ready to start listening to offers and putting packages together. However, he knows the trade market is quiet and it could be hard to actually make a deal. “I’m ready to rock-and-roll,” Cashman said. “Those who have are taking their time and I ...

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Michael Pineda is making progress after playing catch

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There was no news on Michael Pineda before yesterday's game but we finally have Pineda's results from his first throwing session. According to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com, Pineda threw 25 pitches from 60 feet on Saturday and reportedly felt no pain or discomfort after throwing. Pineda had been out since May 6 with a strain in ...

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Soriano gets a chance to hit against Lester

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Ichiro Suzuki has been the Yankees most consistent hitter against lefties; in fact, he has an .841 OPS. So it was quite puzzling to see Ichiro out of the lineup this evening against Jon Lester, the left handed ace for the Boston Red Sox. Some of the notable left handed hitters were in the lineup facing Lester ...

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Girardi explains (again) reason for not skipping rotation

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For the last three days, Joe Girardi had been asked the same question over and over: "Why didn't he skip Vidal Nuno today which forces Masahiro Tanaka to pitch tomorrow?" He was asked that question once again before the game started and Girardi became irritated. However, his irritation let him to give a thorough answer--even ...

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Alex Rodriguez plans to play next season

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Well, I was wondering how long it would be until I wrote about Alex Rodriguez again. I just didn't think it would be today. According to Rodriguez's spokesman, Rodriguez says he fully plans to play for the Yankees next season. In order to take the first step to make amends, he dropped his lawsuit against Yankees ...

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Yankees re-instate Francisco Cervelli from the DL

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Yankees fans, he's back. After hurting his hamstring two months ago while trying to beat out a double play, the Yankees have re-instated Francisco Cervelli from the 60-day disabled list. As a corresponding move, the Yankees optioned catcher John Ryan Murphy to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Ryan didn't necessarily deserve to go back down to Triple-A as he ...

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Whitley, Nuno and Phelps hold down fort as rotation replacements

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The beginning to the Yankees season has not been pretty and when they lost 60% of their rotation by mid-May, it seemed all hope was lost...until Chase Whitley, David Phelps and Vidal Nuno stepped in and held down the fort for the Bronx Bombers in their time of need. "They've kept us afloat," Mark Teixeira said ...

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Injury Notes: Sabathia, Cervelli, Pineda

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Here's a few quick notes before tonight's game. It's nothing too elaborate considering it's the only news of the evening, but just something to read before the game begins: CC Sabathia:  Sabathia is progressing and he's throwing but he's not doing any bullpen sessions. He'll throw one sometime next week, but Joe Girardi said it's unlikely he'll ...

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