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Michael Pineda
ERA W-L K
3.35 5-2 61
Team: NY YankeesHt / Wt: 6-7 / 260 NFBC ADP: 195.74
Position: SPBorn: 1/18/1989 Birthplace: Yaguate, DR
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Mariners (2005)


Latest News
May 28 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Michael Pineda improved to 6-2, allowing three runs - two earned - on three hits and three walks in 6.0 innings, as the New York Yankees defeated the Oakland Athletics 9-5 on Sunday. Pineda struck out five, ending the game with a 3.32 ERA and 1.04 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Pineda has been great in the Bronx this season, going 5-1 with a 2.31 ERA while holding opponents to a .194 average.
May 22 7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET22:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST9:30 PM VEN6:00 UAE (+1)9:00 PM CT-Michael Pineda improved to 5-2, allowing two runs on six hits and one walk in 6.1 innings, as the New York Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Monday. Pineda struck out six, ending the game with a 3.35 ERA and 1.04 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: This latest solid effort makes Pineda 5-1 with a 2.88 ERA in eight starts since his rough season debut at Tampa Bay. The towering right-hander has also been consistent in the strikeout department, logging at least six K's in eight of his nine outings. He's now 4-1 with a 2.18 ERA at home this season, and next gets the A's at Yankee Stadium on Sunday.
May 18 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Michael Pineda improved to 4-2, allowing four runs - three earned - on six hits and two walks in 6.0 innings, as the New York Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-7 on Wednesday. Pineda struck out five, ending the game with a 3.42 ERA and 1.04 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The big right-hander was shaky throughout, but good enough to win for only the second time in 16 road starts. Pineda served up two more homers and has allowed 10 through eight starts. However, in the last seven, he's given up no more than three earned runs or six hits.
May 11 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET23:04 ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST10:34 PM VEN7:04 UAE (+1)10:04 PM CT-Michael Pineda fell to 3-2, allowing three runs on six hits and one walk in 6.2 innings, as the New York Yankees lost to the Houston Astros 3-2 on Thursday. Pineda struck out seven, ending the game with a 3.27 ERA and 0.99 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The towering right-hander was dealt his first loss since his season debut on April 5, ending a five-start unbeaten stretch in which he posted a 2.32 ERA and limited opposing hitters to a .186 average. Pineda also notched at least six strikeouts for a seventh straight time and now has 50 K's in 41 1/3 innings.
May 5 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET17:54 ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST5:24 PM VEN1:54 UAE (+1)4:54 PM CT-Michael Pineda allowed two runs on three hits and one walk in 6.0 innings as the New York Yankees defeated the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Friday. Pineda struck out six, ending the game with a 3.12 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Two of the three hits Pineda allowed were solo homers, and Brett Gardner got him off the hook with a three-run homer in the ninth. Since getting roughed up in his first start, Pineda is 3-0 with a 2.32 ERA in his last five while striking out 37 and allowing 21 hits and five walks over 31 innings.
Apr. 29 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Michael Pineda improved to 3-1, allowing two runs - zero earned - on five hits and one walk in 5.1 innings, as the New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 12-4 on Saturday. Pineda struck out eight, ending the game with a 3.14 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Since getting roughed up in his first start, Pineda is 3-0 with a 2.16 ERA in his last four while striking out 31 and walking four over 25 innings.
Apr. 17 8:10 AM PT9:10 AM MT10:10 AM CT11:10 AM ET11:10 ET15:10 GMT23:10 8:10 AM MST10:10 AM EST10:40 AM VEN19:10 UAE10:10 AM CT-Pineda turned in a second straight strong start by yielding two runs over seven innings to defeat the Cardinals on Sunday. The right-hander struck out six while allowing six hits and one walk.
Analysis: Pineda (2-1, 3.44 ERA) has pitched brilliantly in each of his Yankee Stadium outings, but he'll next start on the road Saturday in Pittsburgh. The enigmatic hurler was 2-7 with a 4.91 ERA away from home last season and was blasted for four runs and eight hits over 3 2/3 innings in a loss at Tampa Bay in his 2017 debut.
Apr. 10 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Pineda retired the first 20 batters he faced and ultimately held the Rays to a run over 7 2/3 while striking out 11 in an 8-1 win Monday.
Analysis: What a relief for Pineda, who didn't make it through four innings and allowed four runs against the same Rays on the road to open the season. This is what he's capable of.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2011 Sea 9 10 0 - 0 28 28 0 171.0 133 76 71 18 55 1 173 1.10 3.74
2014 NYY 5 5 0 - 0 13 13 0 76.1 56 18 16 5 7 0 59 0.83 1.89
2015 NYY 12 10 0 - 0 27 27 1 160.2 176 83 78 21 21 0 156 1.23 4.37
2016 NYY 6 12 0 - 0 32 32 0 175.2 184 98 94 27 53 1 207 1.35 4.82
2017 NYY 5 2 0 - 0 9 9 0 53.2 47 23 20 11 9 0 61 1.04 3.35
Career 37 39 0 - 0 109 109 1 637.1 596 298 279 82 145 2 656 1.16 3.94

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 Sea 28 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .200 .200 .200
2015 NYY 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 NYY 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2017 NYY 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333
Career 109 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .182 .182 .182


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 413 98 89 93.3 50.3
Slider 320 89 80 84.7 38.98
Changeup 88 91 84 87.4 10.72

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