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Minnesota Twins right-hander Michael Pineda allowed two runs over five innings in a 7-2 win over the Blue Jays on Thursday. He struck out two and walked one.
Pineda only threw 78 pitches but it was enough to get him through five innings and qualify for the win. The veteran hurler now has an 8-8 record, 3.73 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and 83 strikeouts over 103 2/3 innings of work. He's scheduled to take on the Tigers on Wednesday in what will be his final start of the season.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Michael Pineda allowed three runs (one earned) over 5 2/3 innings in a 7-3 win over the Blue Jays on Friday. He struck out two and walked two in the win.
Pineda did an excellent job holding down a dangerous Toronto lineup. The veteran right-hander now has a 7-8 record, 3.74 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, and 81 strikeouts over 98 2/3 innings of work. He will face the Blue Jays again in his next start.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Michael Pineda allowed one run over five innings in a 9-2 win over the Royals on Saturday. Pineda struck out three and allowed five hits.
Pineda made his first start since being activated from the IL after making a relief appearance last week. The veteran picked up the win, improving his record to 6-8 with a 3.87 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 79 strikeouts in 93 innings of work.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Michael Pineda threw three scoreless innings in a 5-2 win over Cleveland on Monday. Pineda struck out three and walked one in the outing.
Pineda picked up the win in relief of starter Bailey Ober. The veteran had been on the injured list since August 14 with an oblique strain and was activated earlier in the day on Monday. The team's plan for Pineda going forward remains to be seen as he could remain in a relief role or reclaim his spot in the starting rotation.
Twins starting pitcher Michael Pineda threw a 35-pitch bullpen session on Saturday, according to manager Rocco Baldelli. This came just one day after he played catch on the field.
Pineda's recovery from a left oblique strain has gone "a little faster" than expected, per Baldelli. The right-hander was placed on the injured list on August 14th. Through 17 starts this year, he has gone 4-8 with a 4.13 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and .264 OBA. He struck out 73 batters while walking just 17.