MLB Baseball

#35
Michael Pineda
ERA W-L K
3.70 3-4 51
Team: MinnesotaHt / Wt: 6-7 / 280
Position: SPBorn: 1/18/1989 Birthplace: Yaguate, DR
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Mariners (2005)


Latest News
June 14 5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST6:10 PM CST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT-Pineda is back on the injured list after leaving Sunday's start due to a sore right elbow.
Analysis: Pineda missed a start last month with an abscess on his upper leg, but this could turn out to be a more significant injury. The right-hander has been mostly solid when healthy, having recorded a 3.70 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP in 11 starts this season.
June 13 2:27 PM PT3:27 PM MT4:27 PM CT5:27 PM ET17:27 ET21:27 GMT5:27 2:27 PM MST4:27 PM EST3:27 PM CST4:57 PM VEN1:27 UAE (+1)3:27 PM CT-Michael Pineda fell to 3-4, allowing three runs on six hits and one walk in 4.0 innings, as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Houston Astros 14-3 on Sunday. Pineda struck out one, ending the game with a 3.70 ERA and 1.14 WHIP on the season.
June 9 9:59 PM PT10:59 PM MT11:59 PM CT12:59 AM ET0:59 ET4:59 GMT12:59 9:59 PM MST11:59 PM EST10:59 PM CST12:29 AM VEN8:59 UAE10:59 PM CT-Michael Pineda allowed two runs on four hits and two walks in 4.1 innings as the Minnesota Twins lost to the New York Yankees 8-4 on Tuesday. Pineda struck out two, ending the game with a 3.46 ERA and 1.10 WHIP on the season.
June 1 7:34 PM PT8:34 PM MT9:34 PM CT10:34 PM ET22:34 ET2:34 GMT10:34 7:34 PM MST9:34 PM EST8:34 PM CST10:04 PM VEN6:34 UAE (+1)8:34 PM CT-Michael Pineda fell to 3-3, allowing five runs on seven hits in 3.0 innings, as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Baltimore Orioles 7-4 on Tuesday. Pineda struck out one, ending the game with a 3.40 ERA and 1.07 WHIP on the season.
May 26 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET15:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST1:57 PM CST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE1:57 PM CT-Michael Pineda improved to 3-2, allowing one run on three hits and two walks in 6.0 innings, as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Wednesday. Pineda struck out eight, ending the game with a 2.62 ERA and 0.99 WHIP on the season.
May 19 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET13:19 ET17:19 GMT1:19 10:19 AM MST12:19 PM EST11:19 AM CST12:49 PM VEN21:19 UAE11:19 AM CT-Pineda (thigh) has been activated from the injured list to start for the Twins against the Orioles on Wednesday.
Analysis: Pineda ended up missing close to two weeks after having an abscess removed from his thigh earlier this month. The veteran right-hander has a solid 2.79 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP through seven starts this season.
May 13 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST3:46 PM CST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)3:46 PM CT-Michael Pineda fell to 2-2, allowing three runs on four hits and three walks in 5.1 innings, as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Thursday. Pineda struck out seven, ending the game with a 2.79 ERA and 1.01 WHIP on the season.
May 6 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET16:42 ET20:42 GMT4:42 1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST2:42 PM CST4:12 PM VEN0:42 UAE (+1)2:42 PM CT-Michael Pineda allowed two runs on six hits and one walk in 6.0 innings as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Thursday. Pineda struck out five, ending the game with a 2.43 ERA and 0.96 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 30 8:45 PM PT9:45 PM MT10:45 PM CT11:45 PM ET23:45 ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST9:45 PM CST11:15 PM VEN7:45 UAE (+1)9:45 PM CT-Michael Pineda improved to 2-1, allowing one run on three hits and two walks in 5.0 innings, as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-1 on Friday. Pineda struck out five, ending the game with a 2.30 ERA and 0.91 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 24 1:59 PM PT2:59 PM MT3:59 PM CT4:59 PM ET16:59 ET20:59 GMT4:59 1:59 PM MST3:59 PM EST2:59 PM CST4:29 PM VEN0:59 UAE (+1)2:59 PM CT-Michael Pineda fell to 1-1, allowing five runs - four earned - on six hits and one walk in 4.1 innings, as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Saturday. Pineda struck out five, ending the game with a 2.42 ERA and 0.90 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 15 1:47 PM PT2:47 PM MT3:47 PM CT4:47 PM ET16:47 ET20:47 GMT4:47 1:47 PM MST3:47 PM EST2:47 PM CST4:17 PM VEN0:47 UAE (+1)2:47 PM CT-Michael Pineda allowed two hits and one walk without giving up a run in 7.0 innings as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Thursday. Pineda struck out six, ending the game with a 1.00 ERA and 0.72 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 10 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST3:29 PM CST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)3:29 PM CT-Michael Pineda allowed two runs on four hits in 6.0 innings as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Saturday. Pineda struck out six, ending the game with a 1.64 ERA and 0.91 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 4 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST3:47 PM CST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)3:47 PM CT-Michael Pineda improved to 1-0, allowing one run - zero earned - on four hits and two walks in 5.0 innings, as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 8-2 on Sunday. Pineda struck out five, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 1.20 WHIP on the season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2011 Sea 9 10 0 - 0 28 28 0 171.0 133 76 71 18 55 1 173 1.10 3.74
2014 NYY 5 5 0 - 0 13 13 0 76.1 56 18 16 5 7 0 59 0.83 1.89
2015 NYY 12 10 0 - 0 27 27 1 160.2 176 83 78 21 21 0 156 1.23 4.37
2016 NYY 6 12 0 - 0 32 32 0 175.2 184 98 94 27 53 1 207 1.35 4.82
2017 NYY 8 4 0 - 0 17 17 0 96.1 103 55 47 20 21 0 92 1.29 4.39
2019 Min 11 5 0 - 0 26 26 0 146.0 141 68 65 23 28 1 140 1.16 4.01
2020 Min 2 0 0 - 0 5 5 0 26.2 25 10 10 0 7 0 25 1.20 3.38
2021 Min 3 4 0 - 0 11 11 0 56.0 49 25 23 10 15 0 51 1.14 3.70
Career 56 50 0 - 0 159 159 1 908.2 867 433 404 124 207 3 903 1.18 4.00

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 Sea 28 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .200 .200 .200
2015 NYY 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 NYY 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2017 NYY 17 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333
2019 Min 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2021 Min 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 159 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 .118 .118 .118


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 473 96 88 91 53.63
Slider 281 86 75 81.8 31.86
Changeup 128 88 82 85.6 14.51

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