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MLB Trade Rumors:
The Indians announced that they have signed right-hander Chris Ray to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Major League Spring Training. MLB.com's Jordan Bastian first reported the news on Twitter.
Ray, who turns 30 today, posted a 4.68 ERA with 6.1 K/9, 3.3 BB/9 and a 46% ground ball rate in 32 2/3 innings for the Mariners in 2011. He has a 4.19 ERA with 7.4 K/9, 3.9 BB/9 and a 39.3% ground ball rate in a career that includes an extended stint as the Orioles' closer from 2006-07. SFX represents the six-year MLB veteran.
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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.
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SEATTLE -- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press the Seattle Mariners have agreed to trade right-hander Michael Pineda to the New York Yankees for catcher Jesus Montero in a deal involving two of baseball's top young talents.
The Yankees and Mariners are pulling off a blockbuster trade:
The Seattle Mariners agreed to trade right-hander Michael Pineda to the New York Yankees for catcher Jesus Montero on Friday, a swap involving two of baseball’s top young talents.
A person familiar with the deal confirmed the trade to The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no one...
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press the Seattle Mariners have agreed to trade right-hander Michael Pineda to the New York Yankees for catcher Jesus Montero in a deal involving two of baseball's top young talents. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because he wasn't authorized to discuss the trade that will be completed pending physicals.
The New York Yankees have acquired Michael Pineda from the Seattle Mariners for Jesus Montero, Jon Heyman of CBSSports reports.