Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 6/6/12
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Round 1: Gavin Cecchini – There are quite a few Met fans who are angry with this decision.  The Mets could have gone after Hawkins or Giolito… but I think that Gavin actually fits pretty well into the Met’s farm system.  Obviously, the Mets are not gifted with a plethora of SS options in their minors (the draft will prove this point) as Ruben Tejada is the MLB short-stop and Wilfredo Tovar (Ruben Tejada Lite) is the only thing close to a prospect behind him (Port St. Lucie).  Add to this the fact that Gavin is a runner who projects as a prototypical lead-off hitter.  The Mets have a few options for that type of player but even Darrell Cecilianni isn’t an extreme base stealer.  It was a good selection although not the sexiest choice that could have been made. Supplemental Round 1: Kevin Plawecki – I got the sense that people were less upset about this one.  Sure he hasn’t shown much power, but he has a contact oriented swing and he’s a bigger guy.  Power might come… and it might not.  H
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