|Name Gavin Cecchini||Role Baseball athlete|
|Similar People Brandon Nimmo, Garin Cecchini, Dominic Smith|
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Gavin Glenn Christopher Joseph Cecchini (; born December 22, 1993) is an American professional baseball second baseman for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB).
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Cecchini was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana and attended Alfred M. Barbe High School. Prior to the 2012 MLB draft, Cecchini was regarded by Perfect Game as "good athlete, highest level hitter and outstanding middle infield tools." Cecchini initially committed to play college baseball for the LSU Tigers before switching his commitment to Ole Miss. He was drafted by the Mets in the first round of the 2012 MLB Draft with the 12th overall pick.
Cecchini began his professional career in 2012 with the Kingsport Mets and then was promoted to Brooklyn Cyclones to end the season. Baseball America ranked him as the #2 prospect in the Mets system and the Appalachian League's #12 prospect following the 2012 season. He began the 2014 baseball season as a member of the Savannah Sand Gnats. He was promoted to the Major Leagues on September 6, 2016. He made his Major League debut on September 11, striking out in a pinch hit appearance at Turner Field. On September 24, he hit his first career hit, an RBI double.
He is the younger brother of Major League infielder Garin Cecchini.