Found January 19, 2012 on
Alex Rodriguez likes the acquistion of Michael Pineda and believes the role of the Yankees designated hitter will be filled by a revolving door of players.
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Baseball teams will nearly always shut down their young starters before the season ends to prevent them from seeing a too-big increase in innings pitched over the previous year. However, sometimes that young pitcher is an integral part of a team's playoff push and simply has to keep on pitching. According to Sports Illustrated's Tom Verducci, those extra innings come...
TAMPA, Fla. — It’s not that Larry Rothschild isn’t sorry to see Jesus Montero go.The Yankees’ pitching coach knows the talent of the organization’s former top offensive prospect.But if they had to give Montero up for someone, he’s glad it’s Michael Pineda.“I’m...
Young pitching is always in demand in the MLB. Young studs Mat Latos, Trevor Cahill, Michael Pineda, and Gio Gonzalez were all dealt this offseason for top 100 prospects. It's a known fact that teams are in love with cost-controlled, successful MLB pitchers, and they're not hesitating to give up young, unproven players for them, often in large quantities. Here's a list...
The trade between the Mariners and Yankees involving premier 22-year-old talents Jesus Montero and Michael Pineda still hasn't been formally announced, but Montero was in Seattle on Saturday undergoing physical exams, and final word is likely to come by Monday.