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Published: Thursday, 4/24/2014 - Updated: 6 months ago

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda suspended 10 games for using pine tar

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Home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda. Home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda.
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BOSTON — 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 today.

RELATED: Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tar

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



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