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Michael Pineda’s 10-Game Suspension Puts Pressure on Yankees’ Pitching Staff

class="ui-droppable">Major League Baseball levied a 10-game suspension on New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda for using pine tar while pitching Wednesday, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today, sapping one of baseball's best rotations of a potentially dominant starter.

After his ejection Wednesday evening, Pineda's punishment was inevitable. For the Yankees, the same can be said for the short-term ramifications.



According to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, Pineda will accept the suspension without a fight. After the blatant and obvious display of cheating caught by cameras around the country, a battle with Major League Baseball would have been futile.

Although New York's beleaguered 25-year-old starter may only miss one start due ...

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