Pine Tar

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis throws out Michael Pineda #35 of the New York Yankees after finding a substance on him in the second inning on April 23, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Blatant Use Of Pine Tar Again? What Was Pineda Thinking?

Mazz said Pineda’s blatant use of pine tar is one of the dumbest things he’s ever seen, and Felger is glad someone is finally calling out baseball for their “institutionalized cheating.”

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/24/2014

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis checks out the hand of Michael Pineda #35 of the New York Yankees in front of teammate Derek Jeter #2 before throwing him out of the game in the second inning against the Red Sox. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Yankees Pineda Suspended 10 Games For Pine Tar Incident

A little bit of pine tar has cost New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda 10 games.

04/24/2014

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis throws out Michael Pineda after finding pine tar on his neck in the second inning at Fenway Park on April 23, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

David Ross On Toucher & Rich: Pineda’s Blatant Pine Tar Use ‘Kind Of Like A Slap In The Face’

Red Sox catcher David Ross made his first appearance on Toucher and Rich Thursday morning after what was an eventful night at Fenway Park.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/24/2014

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis throws out Michael Pineda after finding pine tar on his neck in the second inning at Fenway Park on April 23, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Michael Pineda On Pine Tar Ejection: ‘It Won’t Happen Again’

“I’ll learn from this mistake,” a contrite Michael Pineda said. “It won’t happen again.”

04/24/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Michael Pineda’s Apparent Use Of Pine Tar Doesn’t Bother Red Sox

Look out, world, because we may have another “-gate” on our hands. This one will be known as Pine Targate.

04/11/2014

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