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Yankees Get Their Man, Deal Top Prospect Jesus Montero to Seattle

Yankees and Mariners have agreed to a trade that will send top prospect Jesus Montero and right-hander Hector Noesi to Seattle. New York will receive flame-throwing right-hander Michael Pineda, who finished fifth in Rookie of the Year voting in the American League last year.

All of this is according to ESPN.com's Jayson Stark.

If any of this sounds familiar, it's because the two teams discussed a trade that involved Montero back in 2010, when the Yankees were trying to acquire lefty Cliff Lee. At one point it appeared that the two squads had agreed on a deal, but the Mariners reneged and sent Lee to Texas in exchange for a package of prospects anchored by first baseman Justin Smoak.

By dealing Pineda, the Mariners have now opened up ...

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