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Yankees pitcher, Pineda ejected for pine tar

Starting pitcher, Michael Pineda ejected from game after pine tar found on neck.

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Tyler Bernath
Published Wed, Apr 23 2014 9:11 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

A little less than two weeks after a mysterious substance on the hand of New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda went unchecked in a dominant win over Boston, the RedSox manager John Farrell didn't leave things to chance this time around. Complaining to the umpires in the second inning that there was a dark substance on the neck of Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda.

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After struggling in the first inning with command of his pitching, Pineda was decidedly better in the second, forcing two fly-outs. It looks as if Pineda will be facing a suspension from the league office as the last two pitchers caught using pine tar were Brendan Donnelly and Joel Peralta and they were suspended for 10 and 8 games respectively.

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Growing up in a small farm town, tech wasn't around, unless it was in a tractor. At an early age, Tyler's parents brought home their first PC. Tyler was hooked and learned what it meant to format a HDD, spending many nights reinstalling Windows 95. Tyler's love and enthusiast nature always kept his PC nearby. Eager to get deeper into tech, he started reviewing.

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