Results for tag: Jesus Montero
Posted by: Delia Enriquez on Jan 14, 2012 at 08:37:38 AM

It started out as a normal Friday the 13th. The Yankees had the same 5 starters, Jesus Montero & Hector Noesi were still Yankees and the Yankees were a team that looked as if they were going to make it to the playoffs--maybe. But in one late night hour on Friday night Brian Cashman pulled the plug and turned the Yankees from drab to fab by adding 2 new pitchers: Hiroki Kuroda & Michael Pineda, wiping out the possiblity for a Roy Oswalt or Edwin Jackson pinstripe experience. The Yankees soon went from being a possible playoff team, to becoming the favorites to make the World Series.

Michael PinedaSo I know what you are thinking. Why did Cashman use Jesus Montero in a trade for Michael Pineda? Simple reason actually. One was there was no way that the Yankees were going to get King Felix. It wasn't happening.

Posted by: Delia Enriquez on Dec 5, 2011 at 04:23:35 PM

The Winter Meetings have started in Dallas, Texas and so far there has been rumbling from the Yankees side. Not a lot of rumbling, but some rumbling nonetheless. Here are some topics that were discussed today.

-  The New York Yankees will not give up Jesus Montero & Manny Banuelos for both John Danks & Gavin Floyd. Apparently the White Sox tried to trade both of them but Brian Cashman said no. Reports say that Cashman would never trade Montero & Banuelos for either Danks & Floyd and if he were to trade Montero it would have to be in "the right trade"

- mentioned that the New York Yankees were the "clear frontrunners" for Cuban prospect Yoenis Cespedes. Cashman said that he was more focused on getting pitching this winter, but seeing a power bat with the Yankees won't