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51s’ Gavin Cecchini receives PCL player of the week award

Shortstop Gavin Cecchini was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week after hitting .440 between June 13-19.

Cecchini went 11-for-25 with two home runs and 10 RBIs on the week. He hit safely in six of the games and had multiple hits in four.

On Sunday, he went 2-for-5 with four RBIs and a key three-run home run in the third inning to propel the 51s over the Salt Lake Bees.

Cecchini, the Mets’ 2012 first-round draft pick, is hitting .328 with four home runs and 29 RBIs in his first season in Triple-A. This is the first time he’s been given this award.

Betsy Helfand can be reached at bhelfand@reviewjournal.com. Follow on Twitter: @BetsyHelfand

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