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Saturday May 25th 2024


Michael Pineda for Jesus Montero May Be a Bad Move for Both Teams

night brought baseball fans a blockbuster deal between the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners. The four-player swap will send catcher Jesus Montero and pitcher Hector Noesi to Seattle in exchange for 2011 breakout pitcher Michael Pineda as well as minor league pitcher Jose Campos. 

On the surface this seems like a great trade that includes some of the baseball's most highly touted young players.

In 2011, Michael Pineda showed the baseball world why he may be a future number one starter. He finished the season with nine wins and a 3.72 earned run average. A seemingly great campaign for a rookie pitcher. 

After being called up on September 1, 2011, catcher Jesus Montero wowed Yankee fans as he batted .328 with a .406 on ...

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