Gavin Cecchini

Position: SS
Born: 12/22/1993
Height: 6'2 / 200
Weight: 200
B/T: R/R
Acquired: Drafted in the first round (#12 overall) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft (NYM).

Most Recent Stats at Time of Debut
CURRENT SEASON STATS: .325 with eight homers, 55 RBIs and four steals in 117 games at Las Vegas (Triple-A), along with 27 doubles for a .390 OBP and .448 SLG.

Info & MLB Debut Date
Contract purchased from Las Vegas on September 6.
MLB Debut Date: 9/11/2016

Debut Details
September 11, in a 10-3 win over the Atlanta Braves. Pinch-hitting for starting pitcher Seth Lugo with one out in the eighth inning, he struck out swinging against Braves reliever Brandon Cunniff.

Player Notes
Cecchini picked up in his Triple-A debut where he’d left off in 2015, when he’d ranked among the Eastern League leaders in all three slash line stats – batting (.317), OBP (.377) and SLG (.442), adding seven homers and 51 RBIs along with 26 doubles at Binghamton (Double-A). While he doesn’t boast big-time power, he’ll produce with the bats and get his share of extra-base hits and seems to have really come on at the plate in his last two seasons. Defensively, he’s solid enough in all areas and won’t embarrass himself at shortstop, though second base or a super-utility role is not out of the question down the line.

2080 Notes
You can read more about Cecchini in our Prospect Spotlight on him.