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On Garin Cecchini and Prospect Attrition

I’ll get this out of the way first: this has been an awful year for Pawtucket third baseman Garin Cecchini. Once a highly-touted prospect, notable for a solid hit tool and excellent plate discipline, Cecchini stalled out a bit in Triple-A back in 2014, but came into 2015 still as one of the team’s top prospects. That’s no mean feat for any young player, but in a system as deep...
Via BP Boston
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Garin Cecchini Divulges His Favorite Christmas Treat (Video)

Garin Cecchini is a man of many talents. The promising Boston Red Sox prospect has proven what he can do on the diamond, but it appears he’s also got some decent skills in the kitchen too. Jenny Johnson caught up with the third baseman down in Fort Myers where he revealed his special Christmas treat: Chocolate peanut butter balls. The youngster wasn’t shy about his baking skills...
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Garin Cecchini – Let’s Keep Him for Now

Last fall, Red Sox prospect Garin Cecchini had reason to be optimistic. Third base had been an inconsistent positon for the team in 2014, with Will Middlebrooks, Xander Bogearts, and Brock Holt playing there at times. But there was really no regular third-sacker. A Louisiana native, Cecchini comes from a baseball family. His brother Gavin is a promising shortstop in the Mets...
Via Fenway West
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Garin Cecchini Embracing Pablo Sandoval Signing, Unclear Role

This embed is invalid" /> There’s a Panda blocking Garin Cecchini’s path to the majors. Cecchini is on the cusp of being major league-ready both offensively and defensively, yet the 23-year-old’s future with the Red Sox remains unclear in the wake of Boston signing fellow third baseman Pablo Sandoval to a five-year, $95 million contract over...
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospects To Know: Corner Infielders

The “Prospects To Know” series continues this week with the Red Sox corner infield prospects to watch in 2015. Garin Cecchini Garin Cecchini. Photo by Kelly O’Connor, 2014 was a season of highs and lows for Cecchini. He made his major league debut on June 1st this year, collecting his first hit in the majors in that game. On the negative side, he...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Garin Cecchini’s ‘Dream Come True’ Highlights Solid Effort For Red Sox

BOSTON — Garin Cecchini clearly doesn’t want to be overlooked in the Boston Red Sox’s 2015 third base discussion. Cecchini, starting in place of an injured Will Middlebrooks, launched his first major league home run Wednesday as the Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 11-3 at Fenway Park. Cecchini, appearing in his seventh big league contest, also flashed some leather down...
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bringing Your AAA Game - Mookie Betts & Garin Cecchini

As this is my first post here at We Talk Fantasy Sports, I thought a brief introduction was in order. I have been playing fantasy sports for over 10 years now. I have discovered that fantasy baseball is my preferred game. It is right in my wheelhouse, like a hanging curveball.  I am a self-professed nerd--an engineer that loves numbers, data, and math.  Baseball is full of stats...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Prospect Garin Cecchini Joins Sox Sunday

(Cliff Welch/ might be for just one day, but third-base prospect Garin Cecchini will join the Red Sox on Sunday—replacing reliever Alex Wilson on the roster. More than likely, Cecchini will be sent back down to AAA once Stephen Drew is activated on Monday. Cecchini is hitting .278 so for this season at Pawtucket. Daniel Nava was also optioned to AAA.
Via FenwayNation
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Prospects Moving Around The Diamond?

Garin Cecchini—(David Manning-USA TODAY Sports)Everyone who follows the Red Sox knows there is a potential infield logjam coming down the road. Garin Cecchini (3B), Mookie Betts (2B), Deven Marrero (SS), Xander Bogaerts (SS/3B) and Will Middlebrooks (3B/1B) are either already at or not that far away from The Show. But even the average Yankee fan could figure out that those are...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Garin Cecchini Can ‘Sniff’ Majors, Acting As ‘Sponge’ While Preparing For Red Sox’ 2014 Season

BOSTON — Garin Cecchini knows that a major league call-up is right under his nose. “You can kind of sniff it right now,” Cecchini said Friday. “Like I said, you’ve just got to keep working and give it all you’ve got, especially going into big league camp and trying to soak everything in from all the veterans, and kind of be a sponge and be all ears and no mouth.” Cecchini...
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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