Apr 23, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda (35) walks off the field after being ejected for having a foreign substance during the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Joe Girardi got mad at ESPN camera after Michael Pineda ejection (GIF)

In last night’s game against the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for having a foreign substance on the back of his neck, pine tar. Pineda tried to explain himself after the game claiming he just wanted extra control to avoid hitting someone.

“It was a really cold night, and in the first inning I [couldn't] feel the ball,” Pineda said, via ESPN. “I don’t want to like, hit anybody, so I decided to use it.”

After being ejected, Pineda was sitting in the tunnel being talked to when a ESPN camera turned and pointed down the tunnel at the convo. Yankees manager Joe Girardi came over and turned the camera to give Pineda some privacy.

Joe Girardi turns ESPN camera focused on Michael Pineda

[h/t] The Big Lead

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