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Yankees Acquire Pineda, Sign Kuroda: Re-Ranking the AL Starting Rotations

seems as if the New York Yankees weren't sleeping during this offseason after all. It has been confirmed via MLB that the Yankees will send top hitting prospect Jesus Montero, along with Hector Noesi, to the Seattle Mariners for top pitching prospect Michael Pineda, along with Jose Campos.

Just minutes after that deal was announced, the Yankees confirmed that they signed pitcher Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year deal worth $10 million.

Pineda pitched his first major league season in Seattle during 2011 and ended with a 9-10 record and a 3.54 ERA. He was elected to the All-Star Game and finished fifth in the AL Rookie of the Year voting.

He is a strikeout pitcher, mowing down 173 batters by way of the K in 171 innings pitched. His 9.1 ...

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