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Final 2002 Scouting Report: LHP, Jaime Cerda

Jaime Cerda was a draft and follow signee of the Mets in May 1999. The The Mets selected Cerda in the 23rd round of the 1998 draft. Cerda attended Fresno City College. Cerda's career was delayed when he needed "Tommy John" surgery.

Cerda has had 2 and 1/2 marvelous seasons in the Mets system. In a total of 187 innings pitched, Cerda has allowed only 126 hits, walked 45 hitters, and struck out 191 batters. Those are extremely impressive numbers including a small sample in Shea Stadium. He continues the impressive performance with a combined 58 K in 60 IP at Binghamton, Norfolk and New York in 2002.Year Team W-L Saves IP Hits... Recommended Stories