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Michael Pineda

28-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Yankees

2017 Stats

W-L

8-4

ERA

4.39

WHIP

1.29

K

92

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Another year, another maddeningly frustrating season for Pineda: His overpowering stuff helped him post an American-League-leading 10.61 K/9 as he eclipsed the 200-strikeout mark for the first time. A...

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2017 ADP:  195.74

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  12/1/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 7"   WT: 260   DOB: 1/18/1989
BORN: Yaguate, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By SEA In 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Pineda Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $4.3 million contract with the Yankees in January of 2016.

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Pineda (elbow) underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com reports.

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Michael Pineda Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 19 A WIS 26 21 0 138.1 109 30 7 128 35 8 6 0 1.95 1.04
2009 20 R AZL 2 2 0 3.0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
2009 20 A HIG 10 8 0 44.3 29 14 3 48 6 4 2 0 2.86 0.79
2010 21 AA WES 12 13 0 77.0 67 19 1 78 17 8 1 0 0 0 2.22 1.09
2010 21 AAA TAC 12 12 0 62.1 54 33 9 76 17 3 3 0 0 0 4.76 1.14
2011 22 MAJ SEA 28 28 0 171.0 133 71 18 173 55 9 10 0 0 0 3.74 1.10
2013 24 A+ TAM 6 2 0 8.1 7 1 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 1.11
2013 24 AA TRE 6 2 0 9.0 6 4 2 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 4.00 1.33
2013 24 AAA SCR 6 6 0 23.1 18 10 2 26 6 1 1 0 0 0 3.86 1.04
2014 25 AAA SCR 2 2 0 7.2 9 1 0 11 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.17 1.39
2014 25 MAJ NYY 13 13 0 76.3 56 16 5 59 7 5 5 0 0 0 1.89 0.83
2015 26 AA TRE 1 1 0 3.0 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6.00 1.33
2015 26 AAA SCR 1 1 0 4.2 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 0.71
2015 26 MAJ NYY 27 27 0 160.7 176 78 21 156 21 12 10 0 0 0 4.37 1.23
2016 27 MAJ NYY 32 32 0 175.7 184 94 27 207 53 6 12 0 0 0 4.82 1.35
2017 28 MAJ NYY 17 17 0 96.3 103 47 20 92 21 8 4 0 0 0 4.39 1.29
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3-Year Averages     24 24 0 137.6 138 62 17 140 27 7 9 0 0 0 4.06 1.20
Career  (View All)     117 117 0 680.0 652 306 91 687 157 40 41 0 4.05 1.19

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Michael Pineda Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Michael Pineda Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017182441242609.253
20163369729822439.272
20153197214821839.272

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017228489618011.281
20164201102410219318.261
20153498479419212.283

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201758.76206312103.531.13
201687.745010326204.721.29
201589.75509014164.521.19

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201737.7220299105.731.54
201688.02701042774.911.41
201571.075066754.181.27
Michael Pineda vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Michael Pineda Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 19 A WIS 26 21 138.1 8.34 2.28 3.66 0.46 83.2% 1.95 2.77 .281
2009 20 R AZL 2 2 3.0 12.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.53 .310
2009 20 A HIG 10 8 44.3 9.74 1.22 8.00 0.61 65.6% 2.86 2.32 .252
2010 21 AA WES 12 13 77.0 9.12 1.99 4.59 0.12 78.3% 2.22 2.16 .322
2010 21 AAA TAC 12 12 62.1 11.01 2.46 4.47 1.30 61.3% 4.76 3.60 .312
2011 22 MAJ SEA 28 28 171.0 9.11 2.89 3.15 0.95 0.84 68.8% 94.7 MPH 3.74 3.60 .271
2013 24 A+ TAM 6 2 8.1 7.78 2.22 3.50 0.00 88.9% 1.08 2.21 .306
2013 24 AA TRE 6 2 9.0 8.00 6.00 1.33 2.00 80% 4.00 6.64 .187
2013 24 AAA SCR 6 6 23.1 10.13 2.34 4.33 0.78 63.6% 3.86 3.11 .290
2014 25 AAA SCR 2 2 7.2 13.75 1.25 11.00 0.00 90% 1.17 0.56 .492
2014 25 MAJ NYY 13 13 76.3 6.96 0.83 8.43 0.59 1.01 81% 92.5 MPH 1.89 2.78 .246
2015 26 AA TRE 1 1 3.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 6.00 3.20 .321
2015 26 AAA SCR 1 1 4.2 6.43 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 1.93 2.49 .253
2015 26 MAJ NYY 27 27 160.7 8.74 1.18 7.43 1.18 1.84 67.6% 92.8 MPH 4.37 3.41 .343
2016 27 MAJ NYY 32 32 175.7 10.61 2.72 3.91 1.38 1.65 68.1% 94.1 MPH 4.82 3.85 .353
2017 28 MAJ NYY 17 17 96.3 8.60 1.96 4.38 1.87 1.94 74% 93.9 MPH 4.39 4.71 .316
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     24 24 137.6 9.16 1.77 5.19 1.11 69.6% 4.06 3.36 .328
Career     117 117 680.0 9.09 2.08 4.38 1.20 70.1% 4.05 3.63 .313

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Michael Pineda Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 160.7 0 18 0 0 90 0 0 0
2016 P 175.7 0 19 0 0 88 1 0 0
2017 P 96.3 2 11 2 0 59 1 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0
2016 P 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
2017 P 0 0 0 0 2 0 2

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2017 Stat Review for Michael Pineda    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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4.38 K/BB
GREAT
8.60 K/9
GOOD
1.96 BB/9
GREAT
93.9 MPH Fastball
GREAT
1.9 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.94 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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4.39 ERA
WEAK
1.29 WHIP
WEAK
4.71 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.316 BABIP
HIGH
74.0% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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Michael Pineda: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Pineda (elbow) will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery Tuesday in Cincinnati.

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Pineda (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Sunday.

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Pineda (elbow) was placed on the 10-day DL on Friday.

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Pineda has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the UCL in his right elbow, Jack Curry of YES Network reports. Tommy John surgery has been recommended, but Pineda will seek a second opinion.

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Pineda lasted just three innings but earned a no decision in Wednesday's 7-6 loss over the Blue Jays. He allowed five runs on nine hits (three homers) and a walk while striking out one batter.

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Pineda (8-4) allowed three runs (two earned) on seven hits over six innings in Friday's 13-4 win over the Astros. He struck out three.

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Pineda (7-4) allowed seven runs on six hits over four innings Sunday against the Rangers. He struck out four and walked one while taking the loss.

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Pineda allowed three runs (one earned) on seven hits and a walk while striking out seven over 5.2 innings but had to settle for a no-decision in Tuesday's 8-3 loss to the Angels.

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Pineda allowed five runs on 10 hits and a walk while striking out just two batters over six innings during Wednesday's loss to the Angels. He didn't factor into the decision.

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Pineda (7-3) pitched seven innings, allowing one unearned run on four hits and two walks while striking out eight in Thursday's win over the Red Sox.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Pineda held most of his incredible walk rate from 2014 while also spiking his strikeouts by three percentage points and set a career high in groundballs, which should have resulted in a darn good season. Maybe something like his 2011 and 2014 smashed together (3.17 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 8.4 K/9). Instead, it was his worst season yet. A major HR issue at home (1.6 HR/9) and way too many hits on the road (10.5 H/9, .363 BABIP) sank his season. His season was a graduate-level course on control vs. command. He threw strikes, but really hittable ones. His .904 OPS in the middle third of the zone (including pitches outside of the strike zone, too) was eighth-worst among SPs with 27-plus starts. There are flaws here and injury risk, but getting a 7.4 K/BB in a double-digit round doesn't happen often, so cost mitigates a good portion of that risk and makes him a worthy gamble. At worst, he's a road-only streamer as that ridiculous BABIP will come down.

2015

After a brilliant MLB debut, Pineda was dealt to the Yankees in early 2012 in an intriguing challenge trade that sent Jesus Montero to Seattle. Pineda then missed the next two seasons before finally working his way back to make his Yankee debut in 2014. He got off to an incredible start, with just a 1.00 ERA in his first three starts, before the Pine Tar Incident in Boston. He went out to the mound with four pounds of it slathered on his neck and was eventually caught after allowing two runs on four hits in just an inning and two-thirds. His suspension ended up not mattering because injury once again struck and cost him three and a half months of time. He finally returned in mid-August and got right back on track, allowing two or fewer runs in eight of his final nine starts. Pineda lacked the dominance we saw in his rookie season, but his command and control were impeccable. Unfortunately, with just 76 innings of work, he remains a severe health risk, but at least we were able to see him perform at a high level, so the fear of skills erosion after two years off has faded.

2014

The much-hyped trade of Jesus Montero for Pineda has not worked out for either team at this point. With Pineda, the issue has been injury rather than skill degradation, and while it's hard to get excited about a pitcher that has missed two full years with shoulder troubles, Pineda is still just 25, and could very well bounce back with the electric stuff that made him so exciting to watch back in 2011. In his return from injury, Pineda made 10 starts over three levels in the minors last season, carrying a 10.0 K/9 and 2.3 BB/9 over 23.1 innings at Triple-A. The poor track record of health makes him something of a lottery ticket, but the payoff could prove to be a big one if he's able to return to something resembling his pre-injury form at the big league level this season.

2013

The trade of Pineda for Jesus Montero was a huge topic last offseason, but things started to go downhill for Pineda right from the moment he became a Yankee. Not only does Pineda have a shoulder injury that kept him out for all of 2012 and will sideline him for at least half of 2013 as well, but he also had a DUI in August. It's too soon to know whether the dominant stuff we saw in 2011 will come back after the injury, but Pineda is still just 24, and is definitely worth a flyer if you can find a fill-in for the first half.

2012

Pineda turned in a rousing rookie season last year, highlighted by a trip to the All-Star Game. His 9.22 K/9IP ranked second in the American League and he led rookie pitchers in strikeouts as he overpowered batters with a fastball that averaged 94.6 mph, fourth highest in baseball. In fact, his 26.0 missed-swing percentage was third in the AL. The popular theory that Pineda's 5.12 second-half ERA was a result of tiring down the stretch probably got a little more play than it merited. Pineda got hammered in three second-half starts (two of which came in mid-July), which bloated his ERA; his remaining ERA was 3.40, not far off his first-half pace. (He was also on an innings limit that kept him from going deep into games in the second half and leveling out his ERA.) Importantly, his strikeout and walk rates remained consistent (the K/9IP was actually up a few ticks), and his batting average against was still only .236. In addition to his mid-to-upper-90s fastball, Pineda features a nasty slider and a change-up that by year's end had developed into a weapon that helped him neutralize left-handers. This season, he'll likely be allowed to go deeper into games and to approach 200 innings. However, he'll go from a pitchers' park to a hitters' park after his trade to the Yankees and pitch more games in the AL East. His ERA and WHIP may take a hit, but he should be a mainstay in the Yankees rotation for many years.

2011

The organization's top prospect, Pineda enters spring training with a rotation spot all but assured. He dominated last season at Double-A and Triple-A, totaling 154 strikeouts in 139.1 innings. He walked just 34 for a 2.2 BB/9IP and a 4.5 K/BB. Pineda's fastball has good sinking action, and he improved the velocity last season, pitching in the mid-to-upper 90s. He also has a very good changeup and a developing slider. Pineda missed much of 2009 with an elbow injury, and the Mariners shut him down early last season and probably will have him on an innings limit this season. If the Mariners don't keep him at Triple-A to delay his service clock, expect him to break camp in the Seattle rotation.