Bombers bits

• Starter Michael Pineda underwent an MRI on Friday to make sure his throwing shoulder had completely healed. The Yankees expect him back sometime in August.

• The Yankees scored a run in the first inning for the third straight game Friday night. They are 15-3 when leading after the first inning this season.

Jamal Collier and Jake Kring-Schreifels are associate reporters for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.