By trading for Michael Pineda, the New York Yankees made one of the biggest splashes of the offseason. Their moves likely make them favorites in the American League East and one of the top title contenders in all of baseball depending on how Pineda performs.
Moving from the AL West to the AL East means that Pineda will be facing much more potent lineups, but if he is as good as advertised, then he should not have a problem with them.
Pineda will be a New York Yankee for a long time, and he will likely have a lot of success with the team.
The following are some bold predictions for his time in New York.