Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/10/14
After a hot week in Savannah, Gavin Cecchini joins the list of Mets Prospects that have been recognized this season on Baseball America’s Hot Sheet – that featured Brandon Nimmo and Noah Syndergaard a week ago. After a torrid week at the plate, Cecchini has raised his  average to .286 this season with a .353 on-base and a .454 slugging to go with his 13 extra-base hits, 21 runs scored, and four stolen bases. Here is what BA had to say about the Mets’ 2012 first rounder: Why He’s Here: .458/.462/.875 (11-for-24), 5 R, 3 2B, 2 3B, 1 HR, 6 RBI The Scoop: Raise your hand if you saw this one coming. Cecchini, whom the Mets drafted 12th overall out of high school in 2012, ranks third among SAL shortstops with a .168 isolated slugging percentage—behind only 2013 college drafts JaCoby Jones (Pirates) and Pat Valaika (Rockies). This despite Cecchini playing half his games in the hitter’s graveyard that is Savannah and despite entering the season with a career .318 slugging percentage in shor...
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