Tag Archives: Jesus Montero

In hindsight Pineda trade was not necessary

Count me among the people who thought that Brian Cashman had pulled a heist at the time of the Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi for Michael Pineda and Jose Campos deal. Hindsight is 20/20, but knowing what we know now it makes less sense. The Yankees went on to sign Hiroki Kuroda and Andy Pettitte, Noesi has ...

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Yankees 2011/2012 offseason review

The Yankees went into this offseason without a lot of holes in the roster. The entire lineup was expected to return, except for Jorge Posada who was expected to be replaced by Jesus Montero. Of course Montero got traded. After all, the Yankees had a few free agents, none of them were major though, and most ...

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Behind the scenes of the Michael Pineda-Jesus Montero trade

I always like hearing about the behind the scenes of a trade so I found it interesting when Brian Cashman described to Chad Jennings of the Journal News about how the deal came to be. Like a lot of offseason deals the seeds were planted at the Winter Meetings back in December when Mariners general manager ...

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Pineda-Montero deal finally becomes official

In a press release, the Yankees finally made the Jesus Montero/Michael Pineda deal official today as all the sides have finally passed their respective physicals (link). It took 10 days from the day the trade was made until it was finalized largely because Montero got stuck in Venezuela with visa issues. Now that a deal is ...

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Visa issues delay Pineda-Montero trade from being finalized

The trade between the Yankees and Mariners involving Jesus Montero and Michael Pineda is still not yet official because Montero is waiting for a visa issue to be cleared, according to Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports. This really isn't a big deal. The Yankees do have a history with the Mariners backing out of trades ...

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Pineda trade a hard but smart move for the Yankees

The initial shock has worn off and I'm beginning to see the Yankees trade of Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi to the Mariners for Michael Pineda and Jose Campos as a move that certainly comes with a bit of risk, but one that the Yankees had to make. In dealing for Pineda, the Yankees got a ...

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Yankees trade Montero to Seattle for Pineda

The Yankees have traded their top prospect, Jesus Montero, and one other player to the Seattle Mariners for Michael Pineda and a prospect, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The deal also sent minor league righty Hector Noesi to Seattle and the Yankees landed 19-year-old pitching prospect Jose Campos, according to Greg Johns of MLB.com. Not sure ...

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Yankees Top 20 Prospects from John Sickels

John Sickels of SB Nation actually does one of my favorite prospect rankings only because he grades the prospects on an A/B/C scale and gives a brief for each player as well. Check his website for what the grades mean. These are preliminary rankings that he does before the 2012 Baseball Prospect Book comes out. Take a ...

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