Mariners-Yankees trade http://www.kplu.org en Preview: Pineda out, Montero in for Mariners http://www.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://www.kplu.org Preview: Pineda out, Montero in for Mariners