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Mets Send 2 First Rounders to The Arizona Fall League

For the 2015 Arizona Fall League the New York Mets have sent consecutive first round picks SS Gavin Cecchini (’12) and Dominic Smith (13′) to the Arizona Fall League. The Arizona Fall... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gavin Cecchini And Dominic Smith Added To AFL Roster

  First round picks Gavin Cecchini (2012) and Dominic Smith (2013) have been added to the Mets contingent that will play in the Arizona Fall League. They will be joining infielder Jeff McNeil. knuckleballer Mickey Jannis and Binghamton reliever Beck Wheeler who were previously announced. Also being added to the roster will be St. Lucie […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Midseason Prospects 5-1: Matz Atop The Class

  #5 Gavin Cecchini Preseason: #12 Age: 21 – December 22, 1993 Drafted: First Round (12th overall) 2012 Bats/Throw: Right/Right Cecchini had the breakout year offensively that the Mets have been waiting for being awarded as the Rookie of the Year in the Eastern League, he was also a midseason and postseason All-Star. He was […]
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Gavin Cecchini vs. Matt Reynolds

Player A: 6’1”, 205 Lbs Player B: 6’2”, 200 Lbs Both players were drafted in 2012, one in the first round (Gavin Cecchini) and one in the second round (Matt Reynolds), but both could have a future in the Met infield.  So which player is the one to watch? Player A: .281/.348/.393 (4 Years in Minors) Player B: .264/.332/.373 (4 Years in Minors) As you can see, Player A has...
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cecchini Rakes For B-Mets

It was a draft pick viewed skeptically by many New York Met fans and openly derided by several more in the media when GM Sandy Alderson and his player development team selected Gavin Cecchini as... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Gavin Cecchini continues to impress offensively

The most unappreciated prospect for the Mets right now is Gavin Cecchini. It seems odd to type that since most of my comments since the day the Mets drafted him have been less than flattering. But the simple truth is that since the end of last season, Cecchini has been putting up tremendous numbers that are not a fluke. Cecchini got an undeserved promotion to Hi-A last year after...
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospect Pulse: Don’t Sleep On SS Gavin Cecchini

It’s not often can a first round pick be called underrated. But among fans, prospect-lovers, and high-profile analysts, the verdict seems to be out on shortstop Gavin Cecchini. The 21-year-old was regularly absent from Mets top prospects rankings this offseason, and most people seem unimpressed with his high-floor, low-ceiling combination. However, after examining Gavin’s 2014...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Gavin Cecchini Is Doing Better Than You Think

A year and a half ago, my first article after joining MMO was about shortstop Gavin Cecchini, saying that he wasn’t as bad as people say, I wasn’t wrong, but it didn’t exactly show until this season. Cecchini wasn’t really a player that jumped off the page when he was selected, especially as a first round pick who was looking for an offensive threat, which quite frankly,...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Gavin Cecchini really earn a mid-year promotion?

The full-season leagues have reached the halfway point in their seasons, the typical point at which clubs deliver a mid-year promotion. The Mets bumped up at least 13 players, which seems like a high number but that’s nothing more than a guess. It could easily be that they promoted 20 guys this time last year. Regardless, of the 13, seven were hitters and six were pitchers. ...
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Gavin Cecchini’s stock is rising

In the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, with the 12th overall pick, the Mets selected shortstop Gavin Cecchini out of Barbe High School in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It was the second draft of the Sandy Alderson era and the second straight year the team selected a high school player with their first draft pick.* This was a noted departure from recent drafts, in which the team used their...
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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