Originally written on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 1/10/13
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Last Jan.23, out of nowhere, the Yankees dropped a bomb: They dealt Jesus Montero, et al., for Michael Pineda, et al – a trade that defined the 2012 season. Until that moment, the Yankiverse had experienced a meek and mild winter. Suddenly -- tornadoes.          I note this because, if you believe in moon phases and biorhythms, and if you study Brian Cashman’s history, the month of January is when he boards his secret monorail to Moon Loony City, chasing some ultimate prize that his Magic 8-Ball has identified. When not granting obligatory interviews about Eduardo Nunez or Austin Romine — moments when he says absolutely nothing, by the way — he’s holed-up in his psycho-pod, plotting something big - real big.         Lately, speculation has centered on a possible deal for Michael Morse, an outfielder that most Yankee fans had never heard of last month. If there’s one thing we know about Cash, it’s that he never works in broad daylight. He waves a shiny object — say, Michael Morse
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