Found April 28, 2012 on Subway Squawkers:
Today's a big day for baseball -- two highly-touted rookies are making their major league debuts. Bryce Harper, who was Baseball America's No. 1 prospect in 2011, got called up from the Washington Nationals. And Mike Trout, No. 2 on that list, is getting to start today for the Los Angeles of Anaheim. Guess who was No. 3 on that Baseball America list? Jesus Montero, who hit a homer last night. Meanwhile, Michael Pineda (No. 16) cooled his heels after his visit earlier this week to the Carl Pavano Memorial MRI tube. Thanks for nothing, Brian Cashman.I was getting some grief on Facebook this week, being accused of "second-guessing" the Montero-Pineda trade. Excuse me? I didn't second-guess; I first-guessed! And one of the reasons I had such misgivings over the trade was this -- that generally speaking, Yankee fans feel more passionately, and have more invested, in homegrown players. And that it would have been awesome to see Montero hitting up a storm in pinstripe...
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