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MLB Spring Training 2012: Early Concern over Michael Pineda’s Lack of Velocity?

never want to say a guy has a lack of velocity after the first start of spring training, but Michael Pineda has been known to throw much harder than what we saw in his debut with the New York Yankees.

According to a tweet from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, scouts were slightly concerned over Pineda's declined velocity from his first start of the Spring.

Scouts yesterday had #Yankees' Pineda at 88-91 - "and there was some effort to get to 91," one said. Pineda averaged 94.7 last year. .... Re: Previous tweet on Pineda. Yes it's early. But scouts were taken aback, asking each other if readings were accurate.

Keith Law of ESPN Insider also noted that the same time last year, Pineda was averaging 93-96 and that the lower velocity ...

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