Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/13/14
When you’re a kid from Louisiana, New York must seem like another universe. People from New York often think that Brooklyn is a completely different universe. So imagine being Mets’ 2012 first-round draft-pick Gavin Cecchini. Not only is he a Louisiana boy playing in New York, but he’s also getting a close up taste of Brooklyn as the Cyclones’ starting shortstop. Gavin Cecchini (Photo by Jim Mancari) But Cecchini said that it really hasn’t been too much of a culture shock, especially since he spent a few weeks in Brooklyn last year for the Cyclones’ playoff run. “It’s still the game of baseball and I’ve played it all my life, and that’s really all that matters,” Cecchini said. “Playing wise, you just go out and play the game hard to help your teammates out and be there for them, and everything is going to take care of itself.” Cecchini was excited to be assigned to Brooklyn this season, especially since MCU Park with its new FieldTurf surface and the Cyclones’ fans are among the be
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