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New York Yankees: 5 Reasons Why Pitcher Michael Pineda Is a Great Addition

week, the Seattle Mariners traded their young ace-in-the-making, Michael Pineda, to the New York Yankees for a future-slugging backstop named Jesus Montero. New York also shipped starter Hector Noesi to Seattle in exchange for minor-league righty Jose Campos.

Needless to say, this deal is all about Pineda and Montero.

The Yankees felt uncomfortable with the club's starting pitching, and the Mariners were uneasy about their offensive potential, so the two matched up. The trade addresses weaknesses on both sides while drawing from each organization's respective strength.

From New York's perspective, this move could be a tremendous catalyst in the team's quest for a 28th World Series title. Here are five reasons why Michael Pineda can be ...

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