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Michael Pineda and the 8 Worst All-Time Starts to a New York Yankees Career

Pineda now has more arrests as a member of the New York Yankees than he does appearances on the mound.

The 23-year-old righthander won’t pitch at all this season as he continues to rehabilitate after shoulder surgery performed in late April to repair a torn labrum (per ESPNNewYork.com). The Yankees acquired Pineda and 20-year-old Jose Campos from the Seattle Mariners on Jan. 23 in exchange for catcher Jesus Montero and pitcher Hector Noesi.

But Pineda struggled throughout spring training with both his weight (he reported 10 pounds over his playing weight of 270) and the 6-foot-7 righthander never found his velocity in Florida. It was a huge disappointment for the Yankees, who were counting on Pineda—who made the All-Star team as ...

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