No, really. It’s insect repellant. They learned from Joba’s Midge Nightmare in Game 2 the 2007 ALDS against Cleveland.
Two for two for this guy. Michael Pineda was caught with a foreign, pine-tar looking substance on his neck Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox. He got away with it against the Red Sox the first time.
The second time’s a charm.
Pineda was ejected from the game.