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Yankees' Michael Pineda strikes out 16 in 6-2 win over Orioles

Yankees' Michael Pineda strikes out 16 in 6-2 win over Orioles

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Pineda knew right after he threw his first slider he was going to have a great day. It took a few more innings before he realized how special this start was going to be. "In the fourth inning, I finally go, `Oh, this is going to be good,"' said Pineda, who smiled and giggled his way through the postgame interview. Really good. Pineda struck out a career-high 16 in seven dominant innings Sunday and Carlos Beltran hit his first homer of the season, leading the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Throwing nice and easy with pink sleeves peeking out from under his pinstriped jersey on Mother's Day, Pineda...

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