Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Posted by el duque at 9:09 PM
This caps a memorable 2012 for the Yankiverse's second-most vilified Venezuelan, after Hugo Chavez.
Pineda is recovering from shoulder surgery, which - for a power pitcher - is like a downhill skier coming back without a leg. He's throwing off flat surfaces now (above) and is expected to be pitching again by the All-Star break.
For the record, we wish him well.
Let's face it, we'd be drinking heavily, too.
Although, with his money, we'd be driven in a limo by a sober Beyoncé.