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Yankees’ Pineda Used Pine Tar Blatantly and That Is Where the Problem Lies

class="ui-droppable">Michael Pineda might as well have been wearing a flashing neon sign around his neck Wednesday night, alerting the baseball world that he was once again using pine tar.

The thing is, if he had done that, he would have gotten the sticky stuff on the sign. Yes, that is right, the least conspicuous place to keep the pine tar that Pineda could think of was smack dab on the side of his neck, in plain sight for everyone to see.

Very clever, Michael. Red Sox skipper John Farrell and the umps needed 20/20 vision to catch that one. 

Not!

After a shaky first inning that saw Pineda give up two runs to Boston, the Yankees pitcher returned for his second frame with an obvious brown smudge across his neck. Farrell ...

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