John Farrell calls time and walks to home plate to report suspicion to home plate umpire Gerry Davis. Sure enough, Pineda has pine tar on his neck.
After being ejected in the second inning, Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the mound and was apologetic.
After calling attention to repeat offender Michael Pineda and the banned substance on his neck, the Red Sox went on to beat the Yankees, 5-1, behind a superb start from John Lackey.
Michael Pineda was ejected from Wednesday's game after being caught with a pine tar on his neck while on the mound.
After a terrific start at the plate, Grady Sizemore finds himself in the middle of an offensive funk. Still, he remains in the lineup batting leadoff.