Pineiro falters against Yankees

The accurate Angels pitcher fails to slow N.Y. the second time around

Updated: April 24, 2010, 9:19 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Joel Pineiro makes a pretty comfortable living throwing strikes these days. Nobody in baseball walks fewer hitters per nine innings than the veteran right-hander.

But when everybody knows you're going to attack the strike zone, you've got to expect a counter-attack sooner or later.

The New York Yankees had the fortune of facing the Los Angeles Angels' sinkerballer twice in a 10-day period. This time they were lying in wait. They took a more aggressive tact and pounded ...

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