Yankees Shut Michael Pineda Down Due to Inflammation in His Upper Back

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Yankees Shut Michael Pineda Down Due to Inflammation in His Upper Back
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More bad news for the Yankees. MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports that the club has shut down starter Michael Pineda after an MRI showed inflammation in his upper back. The right-hander was scheduled to throw in a live spring training game on Sunday. The Yankees can now consider themselves lucky if they are able to get Pineda back before the All-Star break...

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