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Michael Pineda for Jesus Montero Trade Implications on Fantasy Baseball 2012

January 13, the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees pulled off a surprising trade that sent Jesus Montero and pitcher Hector Noesi to Seattle for righties Michael Pineda and Jose Campos.

While Montero and Pineda are obviously the centerpieces of the deal, Noesi could end up in the Mariners rotation in 2012 and Campos is a promising 19-year-old to keep track of, even if he doesn't sniff the majors for a couple more years.

Let's take a look at the fantasy implications of this big trade.

 

Michael Pineda

I admittedly have a man-crush on Pineda since 2010 when he dominated minor league hitters going 11-4 with a 3.36 ERA and 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings. He was Baseball America's 16th- ranked prospect heading ...

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