Official MLB Thread - Part V (Santana throws first no-hitter in Mets history)
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01-13-2012, 08:57 PM
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Montero's good, no doubt, but for being such a dominant hitter he never hit over .900 OPS in AAA. Plus, he's a bad catcher, won't play first base either. Meanwhile, the Yanks had an abysmal pitching staff and just got a guy who can be an ace. And then Noesi has so far been incredibly underwhelming in the Majors (a low walk pitcher who can't find the "low-walk" aspect of his game, albeit small sample size) and Campos has huge upside.
Looks like a great trade.
We have young arms in the minors in Banuelos and Betances, Nova here now, and Noesi too, before Cash decided to throw him in. He's got a good future, IMO.
Who's our hitters in the minors? Montero was our future stud in the lineup along with Cano for years to come. All these young arms are getting severely overrated in Gio and now Pineda. It's not like Pineda is some proven arm.
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