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Guerra Settling In

Deolis Guerra has a 1.78 ERA in his last 6 starts

Deolis Guerra, a 16-year old at the time, was just signing his professional contract with the New York Mets a year ago. While the majority of International signings get indoctrinated to professional baseball in the Dominican Summer League, the 17-year old Guerra has been making his mark in the South Atlantic League in 2006 - a feat not lost on his coaching staff.

"Definitely for a 17-year old kid, he's very mature," said Hagerstown Suns' Manager Frank Cacciatore. "Just the fact how he handles himself around these guys, the whole bit, he's a very level-headed kid for his age." "Kids his age are usually just signing, and in his case, still down in the Dominican playing. They are not even over here. Here's a guy who has already had a season of A-ball... Recommended Stories