This is a huge deal for the Yankees who finally get a #2 to pitch behind C.C. Sabathia. Pineda is only 22 (turns 23 next week). He was was 9-10 with a 3.74 ERA in his rookie season. Montero will add a young powerful bat to a Seattle lineup which has been lacking pop.
I thought the Mariners could have gotten more for the young pitcher, but the two teams helped each other’s needs.