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Pineda: “My mechanics and my motion, everything is the same”

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Feb 14, 2013 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Michael Pineda believes that eventually he will be everything he was supposed to be 12 months ago. He believes the fastball velocity will come back, the slider will be sharp, and he’ll be back in the big leagues to finally help the Yankees.

“One hundred percent,” Pineda said. “I saw the video when I threw my bullpen, and my mechanics and my motion, everything is the same.”

Still working his way back from last year’s shoulder surgery, Pineda has thrown one bullpen off a full mound. He said his throwing program has him scheduled to face hitters at some point in March. He could be throwing changeups off the mound as early as next week.

“He looks good,” Joe Girardi said. “It’s unfortunate – and it’s not his fault – that he’s not further along so we can see him pitch in (spring training) games. He’s right where he’s supposed to be. He’s throwing off a mound. We’re happy about that. I think he looks good. It’s a long haul when you go through what he went through.”

Pineda said he talked to another pitcher — a low-level guys in the Mariners organization — who went through the same injury and same surgery.

“He said he come back stronger and the same pitcher,” Pineda said. “The only thing you need is work hard every day and focus on the things you have. That’s what I’m doing. Be in perfect shape and you’ll be great. I’m working all year here in Tampa, and I’ll be ready for this year.”

Pineda looks thinner than he did last spring. He said he reported to camp at 260 pounds, a full 20 pounds lighter than last spring. He said he recognizes now that he wasn’t in adequate shape last spring. Girardi said he doesn’t believe the weight caused the injury, but he takes Pineda’s improved conditioning as a good sign of his dedication to the rehab process.

“The strength is coming,” Girardi said. “He’s thrown off a full mound, I believe, one time. It’s too early (to know exactly how strong the shoulder will be), and you don’t want to put (expectations) like we want to see more. It’s a slow progression, but it’s a lot further than when we saw him when he left.”

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83 Responses to “Pineda: “My mechanics and my motion, everything is the same””

  1. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Don’t rush him this time.

  2. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Repost:

    Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    KPB February 14th, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    Agreed with JF. Would like for them to start Pineda in minors, to not only get the extra year, but to also see what he actually has without the pressure of trying to make the majors and possibly injuring himself worse.

    —————–

    Yeah there’s no reason to rush him at all with 6 solid starters in the mix. If they dick around with Phelps this season I’m going to freak the eff out.

  3. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    blake February 14th, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    “The question then is do you try to retain Hughes so you can move forward with CC, Pineda and Hughes as your top 3 or do you just replace Hughes with Pineda and fill things out from there?”

    Id try to keep Hughes but I don’t have a budget

    —————–

    Team Greedy wants ALL the starting pitchers!! :twisted:

  4. NYY fan in NH February 14th, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    That is great news to hear. He is the complete wildcard going ahead. Fingers crossed!

  5. jacksquat February 14th, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Trade Hughes! :razz:

  6. KPB February 14th, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    repost

    KPB February 14th, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    blake

    I think Hughes will have a good year and they should keep him. It would be nice to have cc, hughes, nova/phelps, and pineda if he has a good year at triple a to show he’s healthy.

  7. DONNYBROOK February 14th, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Young player reports to his 1st Yankee ST admittedly outta shape? I’m More concerned about his work ethic than his shoulder. The shoulder needs attention, but the Real work needs to be done between the ears.

  8. KPB February 14th, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    Shame

    Wish Phelps either earns a spot out right, or they put him in aaa (to keep stretched out). Think we have enough guns in the bullpen without him being long man.

  9. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    Trading Cano offers so many possibilities, unless of course, he would take a deal that ends after his age 36 season.

  10. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    KPB – Exactly. I want Nova uncomfortable to some degree. It isn’t that you want the kid over-thinking things, but he’s been in the bigs for 2 seasons now and knowing there is a guy knocking on the door behind him could be great for us as a team. I’m not saying if he has one bad start get Phelps in here but if he strings together a few subpar performances then having Phelps ready to go would be awesome.

  11. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    @JackCurryYES

    Watch Yankees Baseball Tonight at 6:30 PM from Tampa. I will have interviews with Hal Steinbrenner, CC Sabathia and Mark Montgomery. #YBT.

    @JackCurryYES

    Also on Yankees Baseball Tonight, @Joelsherman1 and @TylerKepner will offer their insights on first few days of spring training. #YBT.

  12. blake February 14th, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    @daynperry: Urgent: Kate Upton says she’s not dating Justin Verlander http://t.co/FQ5HBLmZ via @cbssports

  13. DONNYBROOK February 14th, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    Yea, I can’t wait to see a Curry interview of Hal. YAWN

  14. KPB February 14th, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    blake February 14th, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    @daynperry: Urgent: Kate Upton says she’s not dating Justin Verlander http://t.co/FQ5HBLmZ via @cbssports
    ——————————

    OK,OK. I’ll take the hit for the good of the team.

  15. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    Jack Curry is a true YES man.

  16. KPB February 14th, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    Shame

    Competition is good, as long as the players don’t get injured with an overwhelming spotlight put on them, like I think Pineda had on him when he was throwing more than what he should have.

  17. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    In this case, because it’s a competition for the 5th starter spot, I think there is less pressure on them. Pineda was touted as a number 2 and that’s a label that could kill him with the fans.

  18. Against All Odds February 14th, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 1:25 pm
    blake February 14th, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    @BryanHoch: Michael Pineda says his shoulder feels strong, expects to be the same pitcher he was with Seattle. Best case is MLB-ready by May/June.

    Boy woukd that be a boost

    —————-

    Would totally change the landscape of the team, tbh.

    The question then is do you try to retain Hughes so you can move forward with CC, Pineda and Hughes as your top 3 or do you just replace Hughes with Pineda and fill things out from there?

    ———————-

    I always felt that the Yankees saw Pineda as the guy to replace Hughes long term

  19. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    I don’t see it as a competition anymore. I see it as rehab and development. When they think that’s finished (one would hope from an objective perspective), he rejoins the rotation. His ordinal rank doesn’t matter.

  20. jacksquat February 14th, 2013 at 2:15 pm

    blake February 14th, 2013 at 1:55 pm
    @daynperry: Urgent: Kate Upton says she’s not dating Justin Verlander http://t.co/FQ5HBLmZ via @cbssports

    Arod, stat!

  21. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    “I always felt that the Yankees saw Pineda as the guy to replace Hughes long term”

    Not me. Hughes has never demonstrated that he is a top of the rotation ML starter. That is what we have been told that Pineda is/was supposed to be.

  22. KPB February 14th, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    Shame

    I think you’re right. With such a label comes high expectations. Would still like for Phelps to win or go to aaa. I think Nova will head north and have a bounce back year, just like the added insurance Phelps adds in case it’s needed.

  23. Against All Odds February 14th, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 2:17 pm
    “I always felt that the Yankees saw Pineda as the guy to replace Hughes long term”

    Not me. Hughes has never demonstrated that he is a top of the rotation ML starter. That is what we have been told that Pineda is/was supposed to be.

    ———————

    True but I think Hughes would have been the odd man out coming out of ST if Pineda didn’t go down with an injury based on Hughes’ pending free agency and MP being cost controlled.

  24. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    “True but I think Hughes would have been the odd man out coming out of ST if Pineda didn’t go down with an injury based on Hughes’ pending free agency and MP being cost controlled.”

    He had a much better ST than Nova last year.

    Maybe that wouldn’t have won him a spot in the rotation, and relegated him to the pen, but that’s another issue.

    The upcoming season will provide most of the information we need, but as of today, Hughes would be slated to be their #2 starter next season, if he stays. Whether that would be a good thing or a bad thing remains to be seen.

    Again, Hughes now has much lower expectations. I think the expectations have to be dialed down on Pineda, at least until we have a convincing body of work that demonstrates otherwise.

  25. randy l. February 14th, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    the yankees will know nothing about pineda’s shoulder until he cranks it up against real hitters that he is trying to get out.

    my feeling is as it’s always been. because of his motion and limited pitches he’s better suited for the bullpen.

    pineda has not been pitching for a long time. pitching is not something that comes natural for him. he had the gift of velocity and command of that velocity. we’re not looking at a pedro martinez who can lose his fastball and invent tree other pitches. pineda’s change up is so bad i don’t even consider it a third pitch. his extreme spinning motion is going to put pressure on his shoulder. i’m no pitching coach , but if you have any eye at all what a balanced follow through looks like, pineda’s is wrong. you don’t end up with your belly buttin going toward the hole between first and second unless you are off balance somewhere. that unbalance has to put strain on his arm. and it did. and it likely will.
    that’s why the bullpen is better for him. if his arm is bothering him , he’s unavailable for a few days. in the rotation, missing starts is a whole other problem.

    my position is that yankees management is doubling down on a bad decision on getting pineda and they are going to try to shoehorn him in the rotation like they did last year when he was clearly not right. joe ‘s solution last year was to tell pineda to throw harder in his last few starts. so excuse me for not playing much attention to girardi’s optimism on pineda. if girardi were not a manager, he definitely would not be a pitching coach.

    pineda is the personification of what is wrong with the present management. yeah it would be great for them if he got health and became a #2, but it’s really wrong for a team to actually expect that and build around it. and that’s what it seemed the yankees did last year. they seem to be doing the same thing again.

    what they should do with pineda is forget him and act like he doesn’t exist. give him access to coaching and rehab and if he comes back it’s like found money. but plan as if he’s not part of the plan.

  26. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    @FeinsandNYDN

    What did Brian Cashman like about newly-acquired Shawn Kelley? http://sulia.com/c/new-york-ya…..ce=twitter …

  27. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    @FeinsandNYDN

    When does Brian Cashman think the Yankees might get Michael Pineda back? http://sulia.com/c/new-york-ya…..ce=twitter …

  28. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    what they should do with pineda is forget him and act like he doesn’t exist. give him access to coaching and rehab and if he comes back it’s like found money. but plan as if he’s not part of the plan.

    ———————

    Agree 100%.

  29. Hassey February 14th, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    so that settles it – it’s a reverse lock…Pineda takes the Cy Young in 2015

    and did I mention how much I miss Kim Jones?

  30. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    Kim Jones was a champ.

    The pork chop scandal of 2010 sealed her champ status.

  31. blake February 14th, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    @joepawl: You are Hal Steinbrenner. Scott Boras walks into your office and says Cano will sign today for Prince’s deal, starting in 2013 (thru 2021).

    That’d be a bad contract…..would totally depend on Hals willingness to absorb the bad money towards the back end of it or not

  32. Hassey February 14th, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    Shame – her smile and ample curves sealed it for me.

    I know, pushing the envelope a bit here, but it IS Valentine’s Day

  33. ac1 February 14th, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    @daynperry: Urgent: Kate Upton says she’s not dating Justin Verlander http://t.co/FQ5HBLmZ via @cbssports

    ____

    Then Verlander loses his place as luckiest guy ever.

  34. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:17 pm

    Lol, only in this awful world we live in would Kim Jones be considered to have ‘ample curves’ :lol:

    blake – I’m scared…

  35. Hassey February 14th, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    Shame – Kim Jones is NOT one of the fish bone women we typically see on TV…she is a real person with a real silhouette

  36. Nick in SF February 14th, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    Pineda said. “I saw the video when I threw my bullpen, and my mechanics and my motion, everything is the same.”

    Was he watching actual video of himself or XBOX video? ;)

  37. ac1 February 14th, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    at this point: i hope hal sticks to publicly saying he wants to get under 189 so we can swoop in and get some of the superstars without crazy bidding wars. I would LOVE to get Verlander to come to NY next year. Give him the same 7/175 as Felix. Does anyone think he will actually get 200M?

  38. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    If Verlander actually hits the FA market things could get real interesting..

  39. Warning Track Power February 14th, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    Yesterday on ESPN Baseball Tonight, Curt Schilling raised the point that the Yankees might
    have hidden a much more serious shoulder injury with Pineda.
    Schilling said that 10 months out Pineda should have been ready to go and already throwing.
    He said it’s 12 months since and from what he sees, there must be more to the injury than what the Yankees/Pineda shared with the media
    Not sure if I believe him, but I want to think that Schilling knows a thing or two about pitching/injuries, etc….

  40. Nick in SF February 14th, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    Kay used to call her Kimberly. :cry:

  41. ac1 February 14th, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Not sure if I believe him, but I want to think that Schilling knows a thing or two about pitching/injuries, etc….
    ____

    Schilling just talks to hear his own voice. Like with the Boston HGH thing. Either give up the name or dont say anything because now he just looks like an a-hole BSing for attention.

  42. Nick in SF February 14th, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Hey Curt Schilling, wasn’t the surgery in April? This is 10 months out and he is throwing.

  43. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    Nick in SF February 14th, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    Kay used to call her Kimberly. :cry:

    ——————-

    Kay used to call her ‘Lil-Kim Jones’ for a while..

  44. sammiejohnson February 14th, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    “I would LOVE to get Verlander to come to NY next year.”

    Verlander is not a FA until 2015.

  45. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    Has anyone seen Lil Kim’s face lately?? : http://i2.cdnds.net/13/06/618&.....face_3.jpg

  46. Hassey February 14th, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    Only way Verlander is coming to NY is to shut us out during the playoffs

  47. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    @MikeFrancesaNY

    Mike I was 5 rows from da Clemens incident, but tell da viewahs how it went. I was right dere and couldn’t tell, ok.

  48. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    Lol, this account is ridiculous

    @MikeFrancesaNY

    We’re tawkin with Mike Piazzer, who I brawt to New Yawk if youah remembah how it went.

  49. Hassey February 14th, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    Francesa is the Morton Downey Jr. of Sports Radio

  50. ac1 February 14th, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    I know JV is never coming to NY. I just said it would be awesome if he did….

  51. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    “Kay used to call her ‘Lil-Kim Jones’ for a while..”

    Proving what a jerk he is.

  52. Hassey February 14th, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    AC1 – it would be awesome…but I’ll settle for coming to NYC during the playoffs and NOT making us look stupid

  53. ac1 February 14th, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    AC1 – it would be awesome…but I’ll settle for coming to NYC during the playoffs and NOT making us look stupid
    ___

    Good luck with that one :/
    If not in NY, he will make us look stupid in Detroit.

  54. DONNYBROOK February 14th, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    People forget that Pineda was declining in the 2nd half of 2011 when he was with Seattle. His woes did Not begin with Yankee ST in 2012.

  55. Nick in SF February 14th, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Verlander can be a Yankee when he turns 37 and Hank gets to sign a player for Christmas.

  56. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    “Not sure if I believe him, but I want to think that Schilling knows a thing or two about pitching/injuries, etc….”

    Back in the day, when Gehrig 38 was posting out NYYFans, if you could look past the d’baggedness, he really did provide a lot of insight about pitching.

    He may be on to something, but we will only know as time passes.

  57. blake February 14th, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    @ESPNNYYankees: New Yank Youkilis: ‘I’ll always be a Red Sock’ http://t.co/qUDWmalk

  58. blake February 14th, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Verlander is staying in Detroit and Kershaw is staying in LA….best shot at an elite guy is if the Rays trade Price to a team that can’t sign him and he hits the market…..but then the Dodgers might just buy him too

  59. DONNYBROOK February 14th, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Schilling’s expertise is in the field of bankruptcy. End of story.

  60. Irreverent Discourse February 14th, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    “plan as if he’s not part of the plan.”

    Is that not… exactly what they are doing? So your position is that you agree with the way they are handling Pineda?

  61. Nilsson February 14th, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    This pseudo, handwavy pitching analysis is fun to discuss on the interweb, but it’s just that.

    Give me a pitcher who has good stuff and can repeat his delivery — regardless of how he does it — and he can start for me anytime. Chris Sale has an awkward, funky unorthodox delivery. More funkier than Pineda. Yet he throws strikes consistently and has plus stuff. No one is predicting gloom and doom for him as a member of the White Sox rotation. As it should be.

    If you’re sending a pitcher to the bullpen permanently, it’s usually because they can’t locate the strike zone consistently.

  62. randy l. February 14th, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    “Back in the day, when Gehrig 38 was posting out NYYFans, if you could look past the d’baggedness, he really did provide a lot of insight about pitching.”

    what a shock that someone who won a couple of hundred games in the majors knows something about pitching. i can’t stand shilling, but he of course knows some things that only a pitcher would know.

    there is a specificity in sports and in baseball in particular. everyone on the field doesn’t know what everyone else does.

  63. randy l. February 14th, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    “If you’re sending a pitcher to the bullpen permanently, it’s usually because they can’t locate the strike zone consistently.”

    “usually” is the operative word.

    guys like papelbon can relieve with an injury tendency but can’t start.

  64. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    Irreverent Discourse February 14th, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    “plan as if he’s not part of the plan.”

    Is that not… exactly what they are doing? So your position is that you agree with the way they are handling Pineda?

    ———————

    Well they’re (Cashman) is saying June is a likely target for when he can throw in the bigs. That’s sort of setting up expectations for 2013. Of course things can change. I hope they keep him in the minors for a while once he’s totally ready to go.

  65. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    They’re saying* not ‘they’re is saying’… ugh.

  66. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    “plan as if he’s not part of the plan.”

    Is that not… exactly what they are doing? So your position is that you agree with the way they are handling Pineda?
    _

    We don’t know what their plan is until we see how they handle him. For example, do they rush him or does he spend extended time in the mL? What is his velo when he pitches in the ML? What is the state of his third pitch?

  67. jacksquat February 14th, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    June is an estimate, not an expectation.

    Cashman: “There’s still time and things he has to complete for us to start hoping we can actually see the benefits of that trade.”

    I’d say he is realistic.

  68. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    I’d like to believe on the depth chart that Phelps is ahead of Pineda just because they really don’t know what they’re dealing with regarding Pineda’s recovery. Physically speaking he could be okay but he’s going to have to get a lot of his timing/motion back and that could take a while.

  69. Shame Spencer February 14th, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    Chad waits until I post something and then starts a new topic :arrow:

  70. Irreverent Discourse February 14th, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    Rich in NJ – Why is the assumption that is not their plan then? He is very obviously going to have to rehab in the minors since he won’t have ST to work with… Why would they bring him back at all if he still can’t get hitters out in June (meaning his velocity/command et al are not issues)?

    Seems like the only people that can’t let go of the expectations for Pineda are right here on this forum.

    Nothing wrong with the team having goals… that they would desire a starting pitcher to return to starting as soon as possible is not strange to me. Their expectation (the only one they have relayed publicly anyway) is whatever they get from him, they get. They’ve been pretty consistent with that since his surgery.

  71. Nilsson February 14th, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    Idea of sending Pineda to the pen because you don’t like his motion and you think it contributes to his injury risk is not a sound argument.

  72. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    ID

    I have no assumptions. I think it’s pretty clear that they rushed him last ST, having him compete for a rotation spot despite the significantly decreased velo and shoulder discomfort/pain. We won’t know if that won’t repeated until it is not repeated.

  73. Wave Your Hat February 14th, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    If the Yanks plan to win under an austerity regime, they need Pineda to succeed as a starter.

  74. Irreverent Discourse February 14th, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    Rich – What is clear is that the Yankees don’t do a good job of making sure guys are in shape… that’s for certain. Pineda put himself in the position of being out of shape and attempting to compete anyway, though. If he was out there throwing hurt and not saying anything about it… that’s on the player. The managers are not mind-readers. :)

  75. Against All Odds February 14th, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 3:39 pm
    “Kay used to call her ‘Lil-Kim Jones’ for a while..”

    Proving what a jerk he is.

    —————-

    I don’t think he meant it in a bad way

  76. Irreverent Discourse February 14th, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    “having him compete”

    They were not holding a gun to his head…

  77. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    “The managers are not mind-readers”

    Significantly reduced velo is a pretty big red flag that something is wrong, probably beyond conditioning. I have competed against fat guys that throw pretty hard.

    “I don’t think he meant it in a bad way”

    What if she called him Baby Huey? Same thing?

  78. Irreverent Discourse February 14th, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    “Significantly reduced velo is a pretty big red flag that something is wrong, probably beyond conditioning.”

    Yes, and he kept saying he was not injured. When it didn’t change, they sent him for an MRI.

    Am I missing the part where they forced him to throw with an injured shoulder?

  79. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    Yes, and he kept saying he was not injured. When it didn’t change, they sent him for an MRI.

    Am I missing the part where they forced him to throw with an injured shoulder?
    _

    You’re missing the part where he should have removed from any competition for the rotation.

  80. Irreverent Discourse February 14th, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    “You’re missing the part where he should have removed from any competition for the rotation.”

    No, you are missing the part where they actually did that…

  81. Rich in NJ February 14th, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    “No, you are missing the part where they actually did that…”

    Surgery did that. He should have been removed from the competition with the combo of pain and reduced velo. They said themselves that the injury occurred when he resumed throwing, still in the competition. The facts as they have unfolded prove they were wrong.

  82. Irreverent Discourse February 14th, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Rich your timeline is just wrong.

    Pineda’s velocity was up in his last 2 starts in ST, then he got shut down with shoulder pain AFTER the last scheduled ST start. He started the season on the DL, tried to rehab and couldn’t.

    He was not competing for anything. Stop acting like he went out there and blew his shoulder because the Yankees forced him to. it’s simply not true.

  83. yankeehotelfoxtrot February 14th, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    It sure would be refreshing if his expectations became reality. Gotta dig the positivity though, as well as his “dedication to the rehab process.”


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