Dominic Smith, Gavin Cecchini to represent Mets in Arizona Fall League
Two top Mets prospects have been added the their Arizona Fall League contingent.
SS Gavin Cecchini and 1B Dominic Smith will join the Salt Lake Rafters this fall, joining fellow prospects Mickey Jannis, Beck Wheeler Mike Hopple Kyle Renault and Jeff McNeil.
Cecchini, 21, was named Eastern League Player of the Year while with Double-A Binghamton in 2015 after hitting .317/.377/.442 with seven home runs na d51 RBI in 109 games. He missed time with a hip injury at points during the season.
Smith, 20, was named the Florida State League Player of the Year while with Single-A St. Lucie in 2015 after hitting .305/.354/.417 with six home runs and 79 RBI in 118 games. He missed time at the end of the season with a minor shoulder injury.
The Rafters play their home games at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, with play beginning on October 13.
The season concludes on November 19, with the championship game taking place at Scottsdale Stadium on Saturday, November 21.