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Spring Training: What to Take Away from Michael Pineda’s Performance Thus Far

class="ui-droppable">"It's a win for both teams."

That was seemingly the league-wide consensus back in early 2012 when the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners completed what appeared to be a deal involving two future superstars: Jesus Montero and Michael Pineda.

Twenty-six months later, Montero came into Seattle camp overweight coming off of a 50-game ban for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal, while Pineda has yet to appear in a regular-season game for New York.

The last we saw Pineda, he was capping off a strong rookie year in which he went only 9-10 (pitching for a Seattle team that lost 95 games) but pitched to a 3.74 ERA, 1.1 WHIP, while tallying 173 K's in 171 innings. He was one of the up-and-coming hurlers in the sport. 

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