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Pineda shines but offense can’t score as Jays blank Yanks 4-0

Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda made his first start in two seasons and looked outstanding, but the Yankees were unable to give him offense as they fell to the Blue Jays 4-0 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada. Pineda went six innings giving up one run on five hits while striking out five in his first start since ...

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Yankees @ Blue Jays pitching matchups


Here are your pitching match-ups for the Yankees/Blue Jays series! Friday April 4, 2014 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (24-0, 1.27 ERA in 2013) Blue Jays: Dustin McGowan (0-0, 2.45 ERA in 2013) Time: 7:05 p.m. ET T.V/Radio: YES Network/WFAN Saturday, April 5, 2014 Yankees: Michael Pineda (2-1, 3.32 ERA in 2013) Blue Jays: R.A. Dickey (0-1, 10.80 ERA) Time: 1:05 p.m. ET T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Sunday, April 6, 2014 Yankees: CC Sabathia (0-1, 9.00 ERA) Blue Jays: Drew Hutchinson ...

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Dellin Betances and Vidal Nuno win final two spots in pen

New York Yankees Dellin Betances

With a day before the team breaks camp, Joe Girardi has announced the final two bullpen spots, now only leaving the infield to be a mystery. The Yankees announced Dellin Betances and Vidal Nuno will take the final two spots in the Yankees bullpen after a superb Spring from the both of them. Nuno had initially ...

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Francisco Cervelli wins the backup catcher role

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The hit T.V. show "Survivor" and the Yankees backup catching competition have one huge thing in common: The contestants are eliminated one by one until there is one competitor remaining.  In a way, the Yankees catching competition was it's own game of "Survivor". John Ryan Murphy was eliminated yesterday when he was optioned to minor ...

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Michael Pineda now has a job to do

New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda

Joe Girardi knew for quite some time Michael Pineda was going to be the fifth starter in the rotation, especially with his dominant Spring outings, but now that Pineda has the job locked up, the road to a comeback begins. "He threw extremely well,” Girardi said. “It was what we wanted to see from him. He ...

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Girardi: Michael Pineda is the fifth starter


The fifth starter competition is over! Joe Girardi has officially announced Michael Pineda will be the fifth starter in the Yankees rotation and David Phelps along with Adam Warren will move to the Yankees bullpen. Phelps was scheduled to be the starter for tonight's game but was switched with Warren, who will be the long man. ...

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With fifth starter competition over on Tuesday, all signs point to Pineda

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda

Spring Training is usually a time of year where pitchers and position players sharpen their skills before the regular season, along with competitions for various open spots on the team. While most competitions this spring usually have to do with a backup role, the competition to watch in Yankees camp was who was going to ...

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Pineda pitches six solid innings in 3-1 loss to Blue Jays

New York Yankees starter Pineda warms up from mound during first inning of spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Tampa

Michael Pineda pitched six solid innings for the Yankees, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Blue Jays as the Yankees were defeated by the score of 3-1 at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Pineda gave up three runs (two earned) on six hits while striking out two in his start, but the challenge the Yankees faced ...

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