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Christopher L. Gasper

What a foolish mistake by Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda’s reputation did not escape Fenway Park unsmeared.

The New York Yankees righthander put himself in a sticky situation and smack dab in the middle of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry on Wednesday night, getting ejected in the second inning of the Red Sox’ 5-1 win for having pine tar smeared on his neck like a bad tattoo. You can’t make this stuff up.

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