Why Was the Jordan Montgomery Trade Risky for the Yankees?

Here are a few reasons why New York's decision to part ways with Montgomery was risky as the Yankees prepare to face him in his Cardinals debut.

Jordan Montgomery was always going to pitch in this weekend's Yankees-Cardinals series in St. Louis.

It came after a five-day break in New York's pitching staff following his most recent outing on Sunday against the Royals.

Rather than taking the mound in his road greys, the uniform he's worn in ballparks outside of the Bronx for his entire career

Montgomery will make his Cardinals debut on Saturday.

Montgomery was traded to St. Louis minutes before the trade deadline on Tuesday, 

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