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Infielder Cito Culver (2) of the Charleston RiverDogs tapes his bat in the dugout prior to a game against the Greenville Drive on June 3, 2012, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Charleston won, 5-3. Culver is the Yankees’ No. 12 prospect, according to Baseball America and was a first-round draft pick in 2010. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
Catcher Jesus Montero (21) of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, International League affiliate of the New York Yankees, in a game against the Norfolk Tides on June 20, 2011, at PNC Park in Moosic, Pa. Montero is ranked the No. 1 New York Yankees’ prospect for 2011 by Baseball America. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
Catcher Jesus Montero found himself the New York Yankees’ top prospect for 2012 one day, and then woke up the following day as a Seattle Mariner. It’s enough to boggle the mind.
But the Yanks seemed deep in catchers, and wanted to make a trade, so there you have it.
Seattle sent righty Michael Pineda and Minor League pitcher Jose Campos to the Yankees in exchange for Montero.