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Scouting Mets Prospect #39: Luis Cessa

The New York Mets signed then third baseman Luis Cessa out of Mexico back in 2008. Known more for his strong arm than his hitting, the Mets converted him to the mound in 2011 and since that time has become one of the elite strike-throwers in the entire organization.

Vital Statistics Name: Luis Cessa DOB: April 25, 1992 Height: 6'0" Weight: 200 Throws: Right Bats: Right Fastball: Cessa has excellent command of a fastball that will sit anywhere from 91-94 mph on a given day and it's because he has advanced mechanics and an effortless delivery for somebody so new to pitching. Not a big guy at all, however, the one drawback is he does tend to lose some...

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