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And Friday night, Yankees blogosphere explodes

ANTI Montero trade:

“We’ll see”:

From the other side(s):

Some Tweets:

  • Buster:  Strong reaction so far from other teams: Some execs from other AL East teams believe Yankees just made an incredible trade.
  • Kevin GoldsteinBrian Cashman shownig Jon Daniels that there’s more than one ninja in the American League.
  • Jon Morosi#Yankees suddenly have starting depth to spare: Sabathia, Kuroda, Pineda, Nova, Burnett, Hughes, Garcia. Your move, #RedSox (and #BlueJays).
  • Jayson StarkPineda’s average fastball last year traveled 94.7 mph, according to FanGraphs. The only 3 starters who beat that: Ogando, Verlander & Price
  • Evan GrantI think the Yankees “win” the Mariners deal. Pineda is a potential No. 1.
  • Me (well, Rany): Giddy-up RT @jazayerli Yankees willing to trade Montero for 3 mo of CLee. Instead they traded him for 5 yrs of Pineda.
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