Michael Pineda is having MRI to check the status of strained upper back muscle. GM Brian Cashman said it's customary to repeat MRI to see how player is healing.
Once the latest MRI results are in, the Yankees will have a much better idea as to what kind of a timetable they're looking at for a return in the second half fro Pineda. The patchwork rotation seems to be getting by for right now, but being able to add Pineda should give the team a nice boost for a potential second-half run. Stay tuned for details.ANALYST: Howard Bender