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Michael Pineda threw a 20-pitch bullpen session Friday and reported no pain in his strained back muscle.
If Pineda is floating out there on waivers in 12 team of deeper leagues you may want to consider stashing him now as he could be return within a couple weeks, but if you wait you will likely miss out. Pineda has some risk but he also possesses more upside than most other pitchers who are floating out their on waivers.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Matt Andriese gave up four runs over 3 1/3 innings as the Rays lost to the Yankees 5-3 on Sunday.
The Yanks hit Andriese up pretty good on Sunday, but it wasn’t like they absolutely shelled him. Four runs on eight hits over 3 1/3 innings isn’t pretty, but it also isn’t catastrophic. In any case, manager Kevin Cash decided to pull the 25-year-old right-hander after only 63 pitches, leaving the rest of the game up to the bullpen. He now appears to have a spot in this Ray’s rotation, so he needs to work on stretching himself out and keeping the ball on the ground, rather than getting hit hard or getting into deep counts. As of now, he’s not worth a fantasy roster spot, so look for starting pitching help somewhere else on the waiver wire. Analysis: Dom Murtha