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  1. Pineda one of the few keepers on roster

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- There's no longer any question about who won the trade. If it hadn't already been settled when Jesus Montero showed up to Seattle Mariners camp looking like Fudgie the Whale, it certainly was when he reportedly went ballistic over receivi...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  2. The rise and fall of Jesus Montero

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- When the Yankees traded Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda in January 2012, Yankees GM Brian Cashman made a statement that was both audacious and puzzling. "He may well be the best player I've ever traded," Cashman said. Coming from a...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Ichiro to the Yankees

    Wallace Matthews

    What it means: That the Yankees have acquired one of the best pure hitters of our generation for two pitching prospects. What it looks like: A steal for Brian Cashman, although the last trade he made with Seattle -- Jesus Montero for Michael Pi...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  4. New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman calls Michael Pineda deal 'mass...

    Wallace Matthews

    Two days after the announcement that his prize offseason acquisition would not play this year, Yankees GM Brian Cashman admitted to fearing he made a mistake in trading away Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  5. Conspiracy theories abound

    Wallace Matthews

    In the wake of the Michael Pineda injury, the first reaction of a lot of Yankee fans has been that the Mariners put one over on the Yankees, that they know Pineda was damaged goods when they made the trade for Jesus Montero in January. I'm not bu...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  6. New York Yankees' Michael Pineda out for 2012 with shoulder injur...

    Wallace Matthews

    Michael Pineda will miss the entire 2012 season due to a right shoulder anterior labral tear, the New York Yankees announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  7. First Pitch: Pineda's day in the sun

    Wallace Matthews

    Brian Cashman's biggest gamble in years takes the mound for the Yankees Monday afternoon in Clearwater when Michael Pineda, the young righthander the Yankees parted ways with Jesus Montero to acquire, takes the mound for his first spring training st...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  8. Yanks O/U: Michael Pineda's wins

    Wallace Matthews

    In a recurring feature of the blog, we play the always fun "Over-Under Game," in which we will set the line for a player and a stat and ask you to weigh in. The Player: Michael Pineda The number: 15 wins The scouting report: Pineda became a Y...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  9. Montero: I was in shock

    Wallace Matthews

    Jesus Montero admitted on a conference call with the Seattle media today that he believed of himself what a lot of Yankee fans believed of him: That he would never be traded, at least not unless a deal came along that was too good for the Yankees to ...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  10. Kuroda deal could get done tonight

    Wallace Matthews

    The "other deal" in the Yankees Friday the 13th rampage, the Hiroki Kuroda deal, could well be finished tonight, too. On Jan. 13, the same night the Yankees reached agreement with the Mariners on the Jesus Montero-for-Michael Pineda trade, the Yanke...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  11. New York Yankees -- Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda may be Brian...

    Wallace Matthews

    If Jesus Montero is as good as advertised, then Michael Pineda better be, too.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  12. Pineda officially a Yankee

    Wallace Matthews

    Ten days after it was made, the four-player trade between the Yankees and Seattle Mariners that put Michael Pineda in pinstripes and sent Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi to the Pacific Northwest is finally official. The finalization had been held up ...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  13. If you see Brian Cashman in a casino . . .

    Wallace Matthews

    . . . don't play poker with him, because I guarantee you will never know what he's holding. The most remarkable aspect about the Friday the 13th Massacre, when the Yankees killed the competition by adding not one, but two top-shelf starting pitchers,...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  14. Jorge's time?

    Wallace Matthews

    Jorge Vazquez, that is. Sources tell me that with the departure of Jesus Montero in the trade for Michael Pineda Friday night, the Yankees are seriously considering going with Vazquez, The Man Without a Position, as one of their designated hitters th...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  15. New York Yankees are AL East's best after adding Michael Pineda, ...

    Wallace Matthews

    On Friday the 13th, Brian Cashman and the Yankees rose from the dead.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  16. Yankees will survive Posada's departure

    Wallace Matthews

    Jorge Posada's reported decision to retire before the start of spring training reduces what had been the Core Four and then the We Three down to the True Two. But that is not as bleak as it may appear in the first blush of the news over the weeken...

    Blog | January 09, 2012