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Prospect Profile: Juan Mateo

Mateo won 10 games at Daytona

Juan Mateo made considerable strides at Class-A Daytona this past season, tying right-hander Randy Wells for the second most wins on the team with 10. Who is Mateo, you ask?

Admittedly, he's a name left off most every top 10 or 20 prospect lists when analyzing the Cubs' farm system. Mateo was a non-drafted free agent in 2001 that began the past season in the Daytona bullpen. In 16 appearances in relief, he was 4-1 with an ERA of 3.00. Moved into the starting rotation in late May, Mateo proceeded to win six starts to finish the year with a 3.28 ERA in his 16 starts...

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