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Michael Pineda allowed five runs on six hits over four innings in a 12-2 loss to the Royals on Saturday. He took the loss while striking out three and walking two.
Pineda coughed up two homers, including a three-run shot to Bobby Witt Jr. The veteran picked up just seven swinging strikes on 80 pitches in his first start since being activated from the injured list. Pineda will take a 2-7 record, 5.79 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, and 26 strikeouts over 46 2/3 innings of work. His next start will come against the Royals on Friday.
Micheal Pineda has been reinstated from the 15-day IL after suffering a tricep injury in late June.
Pineda has a 5.27 ERA in 42.2 MLB innings this year and is slated to make his first MLB start in over a month Saturday against the Royals. In three rehab starts in Triple-A, Pineda has a 4.63 ERA in 11.2 innings pitched.
Michael Pineda is set to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday. He completed a simulated game on August 10th.
Pineda has been out of action since late-July with right triceps tightness. In 10 starts prior to the injury, he posted a 5.27 ERA, .293 BABIP, and a 3.83 K/BB ratio. Despite a return timeline that sets him up for a return this month, fantasy managers can likely cut bait and find a better option.
Michael Pineda was removed from his start against the Twins on Saturday with right tricep tightness
Pineda had allowed two runs over three innings before departing and his velocity was down nearly a mile per hour. He'll undergo further testing but it would be a surprise if he didn't wind up on the injured list given the nature of arm injuries. Expect the Tigers to update his status in the coming days.
Michael Pineda allowed eight runs on nine hits over two innings in a 10-0 loss to the Guardians on Saturday. Pineda struck out one and did not walk a batter while taking the loss.
Pineda gave up a pair of homers to Jose Ramirez, a three-run shot and a two-run shot in the start. The 33-year-old is not missing many bats, posting just a 12.5% strikeout rate on the year. He will take a 2-5 record, 5.22 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, and 20 strikeouts over 39 2/3 innings of work into the All-Star break.