The New York Yankees on Friday lost starting right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda to a UCL injury, one that will likely cost him the entire 2017 season.
Here’s what manager Joe Girardi had to say prior to the team’s game against the Red Sox about losing the right-handed pitcher.
Joe Girardi discusses the loss of Michael Pineda, who will likely miss the remainder of the 2017 season with a torn UCL. pic.twitter.com/XbCmRyzbOW
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Pineda was the team leader with eight wins on the season. After a monster stretch spanning April and May he struggled prior to the All-Star break, working his shortest outing of the season.