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The Mariners and Yankees have pulled off a rare swap of young talent, with Jesus Montero headed to Seattle in exchange for Michael Pineda.
If you aren’t following any baseball people on Twitter or if you don’t regularly check MLB Trade Rumors, you should probably sit down. Jon Heyman reports that the Yankees and Mariners have agreed to a trade that will send Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi to Seattle in exchange for Michael Pineda and Jose Campos.
We watched this entire offseason as the Yankees passed...
So after a quiet offseason, the Yankees made a splash. As reported earlier, Yankees top prospect Jesus Montero was traded with right-handed pitcher Hector Noesi to the Seattle Mariners for right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda and minor league right-handed pitcher Jose Campos. Michael Pineda, 22, burst onto the scene with his 6’7″ frame and [...]
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The New York Yankees made a major push to bolster their starting rotation Friday night, agreeing to terms with right-hander Hiroki Kuroda on a $10 million, one-year contract shortly after acquiring...
A quiet offseason for the Mariners and Yankees is about to get a lot louder as the teams are in the process of finalizing a four-player trade that would swap power-hitting catcher Jesus Montero to Seattle in exchange for Michael Pineda, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.
The New York Yankees made their all winter long finally awaited move for a pitcher, agreeing to trade for right-hander Michael Pineda from the Mariners in exchange for top prospect Jesus Montero, CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman reports.
The Seattle Mariners will also get right-hander Hector Noesi, while right-hander Jose Campos goes the Bronx Bomber.
Pineda, 22, went 9-10 with a...
Seattle Mariners acquire C Jesus Montero for P Michael Pineda and P Jose Campos
ZiPS projected Montero at .271/.333/.486 in Yankee Stadium. Good enough for a 112 OPS+. He’s going to a much tougher place to hit, so the raw stat line is not going to be nearly as pretty to get the same value. Let’s put it this way. Justin Smoak (a name not chosen at random of course) put up a...
With the New York Yankees trading for Michael Pineda there’s no chance for Bartolo Colon to rejoin the team. So what are his possibilities now? There’s got to be a couple teams interested in giving the 38-year old a chance right? Well there is.
@Buster_ESPN: Oakland Athletics are in negotiations with Bartolo Colon.
@jaysonst: The #Diamondbacks, who still have an opening for...