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Three things we learned about Pineda

Yankees' hurler had ready, definitive answer to all the questions -- for one day at least

Updated: March 5, 2012, 6:22 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Three things we learned about Michael Pineda on Monday:

He can handle the pressure of pitching before about 10,000 fans at Bright House Field.

The extra 10 pounds he brought with him to training camp don't seem to affect his stamina in a two-inning stint.

And man, does he have a big arm.

The first two don't mean much yet and that last is meant in the figurative sense, because everything about the 6-7, 280-pound Pineda ...

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