Found January 13, 2012 on Yahoo! Sports:
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.

Trade Breakdown: Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda

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 [...]

Analyzing the Pineda-Montero Swap from A Scouting Perspective

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...

M's get Jesus Montero

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,'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...

Mariners - Acquired Montero

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...

Mariners, Yanks nearing Pineda, Montero swap

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.

Your Morning Dump...Where the Yankees snag Kuroda and Pineda

Every morning we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump... 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...

Market For Bartolo Colon

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...
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