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04-25-2012, 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted by thefifagod View Post
I can't help but laugh even though it's not funny. I thought the trade was a big mistake for them at the time as Pineda was quite a bit lucky last year and regressed hard at the end of the season while Montero, despite lacking a clear position, is an excellent bat. This is pretty much a nightmare for them now. You can't help but wonder if the Mariners saw red flags and moved him because of it and / or if the Yankees medical staff missed something.
That's where I'm at right now.

I actually liked the trade for the Yankees at the time. Pineda was exactly the kind of young pitcher they needed in their rotation. With Martin playing well and in his prime, it seemed like a solid move to trade Montero in that kind of deal.

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