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New York Yankees: Should the Yankees Inquire About Michael Pineda?

Yankees need pitching, that is for sure, but finding a frontline starter is easier said than done.

People have already discussed deals for Gio Gonzalez, Felix Hernandez, Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum, Jair Jurrjens and James Shields among others, but there is one name that's very intriguing: Michael Pineda.

Yes, the same Pineda that was considered a lock for the AL Rookie of the Year Award when he posted a 3.03 ERA in 113 innings prior to the All-Star break.  Pineda cooled down in the second half of the season, to say the least, but he has shown that he can pitch effectively in the majors.

Most people decided that the Yankees should not trade for Jurrjens because of his lack of velocity and strikeouts.  Pineda, on the other hand, ...

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