Michael Pineda has had a rough spring for the Yankees, following his acquisition from the Mariners for Jesus Montero. His outing Friday night against the Phillies, a 71-pitch marathon that didn’t get out of the third inning, had the Yankees schedule a shoulder MRI for early Saturday.
The results were not positive:
Pineda to dl with right shoulder tendonitis
— Daniel Barbarisi (@DanBarbarisi) March 31, 2012
David Waldstein has additional information:
Pineda goes on 15-day DL and Yankees will be conservative with him. Garcia officially in rotation and will probably pitch in fifth game.
— David Waldstein (@DavidWaldstein) March 31, 2012
“Be conservative”. That means the Yankees could be lucky to see Pineda back in action before the All-Star break.