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2002: Began the year with Double A West Tenn in the Cubs organization before being traded to Colorado for a player to be named on May 3...Piedra reported to the Rockies' High A affiliate in Salem and went on to enjoy perhaps his best all around season...led the Carolina League and Rockies organization with a career-best 12 triples...tied for second in the league in extra-base hits (62), was third in slugging (.556), fourth in doubles (47) and seventh in batting average (.301)...all of the above categories set career bests for a full season...was named Topps' Minor League Player of the Month for August, when he hit .347 with 10 homers and 28 RBI...was the Carolina League's "Hitter of the Week," Aug. 22-28.
2001: Made his Double A debut with West Tenn and spent the entire year with the Diamond Jaxx...ranked fifth in the Carolina League with 6 doubles...moved around in the outfield, playing left field (62 games), right field (40) and center (25)...spent a week on the DL (April 5-13) with a left quadricep strain.
2000: Played his first 92 games with the Dodgers' Florida State League (A) affiliate in Vero Beach and then spent his last 34 games with the Cubs' FSL affiliate in Daytona...was traded to Chicago along with RHP Jamie Arnold in exchange for RHP Ismael Valdes on July 26...batted a combined .301 (150-for-499) with a career high 150 hits and 69 RBI between the two teams.
1999: Missed the first two months of the season on the suspension list for violating club policy...played in only 23 games before seeing his season end due to a strained back...placed on DL July 31. 1998: Was a Pioneer League All-Star at Great Falls (R)...ranked second in hits (108), doubles (22), triples (7) and third in runs (72), OBP (.460) and SLG (.532)...reached base in 54 straight games June 18-Aug. 16. PERSONAL: Jorge Moises Piedra...attended Notre Dame High School in Van Nuys, Calif., where he was signed as a non-drafted free agent by Los Angeles on Aug. 14, 1997.2002 Led the Carolina League and the entire organization with 12 triples...named Rockies Player of the Month for August, batting .347 (35-for-101) with 10 homers and 28 RBI.