Another strong Michael Pineda outing

Updated: March 13, 2014, 5:46 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda threw 2 2/3 scoreless innings against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday to continue his bid to win the No. 5 starter's job two years after undergoing serious shoulder surgery.

Pineda allowed three hits and struck out five of the 11 hitters he faced, but he needed the help of a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch by left fielder Alfonso Soriano to escape a first-inning jam. Pineda made a nifty play of his own in the second ...

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