Monday, September 12, 2011

2002 UD Piece of History Phenom - #115 Jamie Cerda

Jamie Cerda was a left handed relief pitcher for the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals. He played parts of four seasons in the majors. Cerda debuted on June 28, 2002 for the Mets. In his debut, Cerda pitched 1 2/3 innings in an 11 to 5 loss to the Yankees. Cerda faced 5 batters in his initial outing. He did not allow a hit and struck out three in the game.

During Cerda’s short career, he compiled a 3 W and 9 loss record with a 4.26 ERA. He pitched in 132 games and logged 122 2/3 innings. In addition, he collected 2 saves.

Cerda was traded to the Royals in January of 2004 for Shawn Sedlacek. He appeared in 73 games with the Royals before he was selected off of waivers by the Rockies. He was later signed as a free agent by the Mariners but never played in the majors for either the Rockies or the Mariners.

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