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MLB: No plans to punish Pineda

Updated: April 11, 2014, 6:40 PM ET
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Major League Baseball will not suspend New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda for having what appeared to be pine tar on his right hand during the early innings of Thursday night's game against the Boston Red Sox.

"The umpires did not observe an application of a foreign substance during the game and the issue was not raised by the Red Sox," MLB said in a statement. "Given those circumstances, there are no plans to issue a suspension, but we intend to talk to the Yankees regarding ...

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