When Bobby Valentine was asked about the Yankees recent upgrade with the signings of Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda, he designed this answer to annoy the hell out of every Yankee fan out there. He did it because he knew it would annoy us. Sure, I fell into the trap, I’m now writing about it: “They’re probably an upgrade from Colon and Garcia. Probably, I don’t know. It seems it…Pineda, when I saw him the first half, he looked unhittable. Second half, he was OK.” (The Mariners) saw a lot of him and they traded him....Kuroda is a good pitcher –a year older than he was last year, pitching in the American League and not the National League, pitching in not a great pitcher’s ballpark from a great pitcher’s ballpark.” Come on Bobby, would you be saying that if the Sox signed Kuroda, because...

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