Yankees’ Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

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Michael Pineda #35 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning during a game at Fenway Park on April 23, 2014. (Photo: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

BOSTON (AP) – New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended for 10 games for using pine tar to help him grip the ball.

The commissioner’s office announced the penalty Thursday.

Pineda was ejected from Wednesday night’s loss at Boston after umpires found the pine tar on his neck.

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  • Mike

    He should offer a public apology to all the children and their parents who are trying to teach that winning isn't everything.

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