Left-handed reliever Juan Cedeno must have felt on top of the world Wednesday night. An independent league pitcher with an ERA above six as recently as last season, the 28-year old Cedeno was named as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s lone representative to the International League All-Star team. Cedeno has been a pleasant surprise in 29 games this season, [...]
AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Adam Warren started for Scranton, tossing five shutout innings before being pulled. He ultimately would combine with Chase Whitley, Juan Cedeno, and Ryota Igarashi to shut out Indianapolis 4-0. Warren had allowed just five hits and a walk on the day. The win brought Warren’s record on the season to 5-5. [...]
Now to do some jumping around major league spring training camps with some of the diamonds in the rough. Names you don’t know now, but might soon will.
Juan Cedeno, New York Yankees—He is the most recent (51st) former Independent leaguer to join a major league spring training camp. Although he sat out 2010 and has not worked above Class AA, the Yankees signed the 25-year...