Michael Pineda http://kplu.org en Swing and a miss? Mariners don't get much in Pineda trade to Yankees http://kplu.org/post/swing-and-miss-mariners-dont-get-much-pineda-trade-yankees <p>We get a bat, but not much else. That&#39;s what KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel has to say about the Mariners trading starting pitcher Michael Pineda to the Yankees in exchange for hot young hitter Jesus Montero. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3817 at http://kplu.org Swing and a miss? Mariners don't get much in Pineda trade to Yankees Preview: Pineda out, Montero in for Mariners http://kplu.org/post/preview-pineda-out-montero-mariners <p>He was a fan favorite last year. Now he&#39;s a Yankee. The Mariners have traded starting pitcher Michael Pineda for Yankees catcher Jesus Montero.</p><p>The reason appears to be Montero&#39;s bat. He impressed a lot of people at the plate last season.</p><p>Find out if KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel is impressed with the trade, tomorrow morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU. Check back here for a blog of our conversation.</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3794 at http://kplu.org Preview: Pineda out, Montero in for Mariners