The 28 y/o right handed hitter was nominated for the gold glove this year, at SS while playing with the Pirates.
On Monday, ESPN released the names of three league finalists at each position. Walker joined Brandon Phillips (Reds) and Omar Infante (Marlins) on the list of second basemen. Cedeno, Troy Tulowitzki (Rockies) and Alex Gonzalez (Braves) were the shortstop nominees.source MLB.com
Cedeno was signed as an amateur free agent 1999 by the Cubs and would make it to the majors in 2005. He would remain with the Cubs until after the 2008, prior to 2009 he was traded to the Mariners for Aaron Heilman. In 2009 Cedeno was traded again, this time to the Pirates, he was one of four players sent to Pitt. for Ian Snell and Jack Wilson.
In seven seasons he's averaged 100 games in which he produced the following numbers; BA .246, OBP .286, SLG .353 and OPS .639. He's played mostly SS with a little exposure at 2B and 3B, while playing one game in CF and eight in LF. In 2007 he played CF in winter ball as the Cubs considered making him the CF for 2008...