Originally written on Lady Loves Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/19/14
It was about 18 months ago that the Yankees traded top prospect Jesus Montero for Mariners pitching phenom Michael Pineda. Michael Pineda (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Pineda arrived to Spring Training with a bum shoulder that required surgery, which has barred him from throwing his first pitch in the Bronx. Well that is all about to change, as GM Brian Cashman told ESPN New York that Pineda pitched this past week and clocked 95 mph on the radar gun. Cashman said that Pineda is on track to make his Yankees debut sometime in June. This is all good news for the Yankees, as I have drooled over Pineda since I first saw him pitch back  in 2011. My impression of Pineda is that of a 24-year old with top of the rotation potential, but how the Yankees handle him is a different story for a future article. The bottom line here is I wanted Pineda long before the Yankees went and got him. It was two years ago, yesterday that I first wrote about why Yankees fans should…Keep This Seattle Pitching Pri...
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  • Seattle was stupid for letting Pineda go,just like they do all their good players. All Seattle has become is a farm club for the Yankees.
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