Michael Pineda

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Birthday
18, 1989
Birthplace
Yaguate, Dominican Republic
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1989 (age 30)
Birthplace
Yaguate, Dominican Republic

About

Major league pitcher who signed as a free agent by the Seattle Mariners in 2005; traded to the New York Yankees in January, 2012.

Before Fame

He began pitching professionally in a Dominican Summer League at age 16.

Trivia

His fastball averaged 94.7 in his rookie year, which led the MLB among rookies and was the 4th fastest average among all players.

Family Life

He was born in Yaguate, Dominican Republic.

Associated With

He pitched as a replacement for Justin Verlander in the 2011 All-Star Game.