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Birth Date4-20-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 0 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
0.32014
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2014 BOS 23 11 36 31 6 8 3 0 1 14 3 11 2 0 4 0 0 .258 .361 .452 .311 2.2 0.6 0.3
2015 BOS 24 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .042 -0.8 0.9 0.0
Career1340356830114314200400.229.325.400.2851.41.50.3

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2011 LOW A- 32 133 .316 .247 .324 .346 .258 .337 100 8 3.8 0.1 -1.8 -0.6 11.4 1.0 11.4 1.0
2012 GRN A 118 526 .278 .257 .330 .376 .259 .371 108 10.3 15.5 0.3 -1.4 6.8 32.8 3.1 32.8 3.1
2013 SLM A+ 63 262 .349 .252 .325 .374 .250 .400 109 25.7 7.7 0.7 -7.6 2.2 36.2 2.9 36.2 2.9
2013 PME AA 66 295 .312 .254 .322 .385 .264 .367 102 15.5 8.0 -1 6.3 0.6 23.2 3.2 23.2 3.2
2014 BOS MLB 11 36 .311 .246 .308 .380 .261 .368 104 1.7 0.9 0 0.6 -0.5 2.2 0.3 2.2 0.3
2014 PAW AAA 114 458 .256 .261 .329 .395 .253 .331 95 -2.3 13.7 0.4 -6.0 2.0 13.7 0.8 13.7 0.8
2015 BOS MLB 2 4 .042 .239 .318 .387 .262 .000 119 -0.9 0.1 -0.1 0.9 0.0 -0.8 0.0 -0.8 0.0
2015 PAW AAA 117 469 .216 .257 .319 .367 .253 .262 90 -21.9 13.0 -3.8 -5.6 0.2 -12.4 -1.8 -12.4 -1.8
2016 CSP AAA 126 469 .244 .266 .331 .407 .271 .305 113 -8 13.2 -4.2 -5.9 1.1 2.1 -0.4 2.1 -0.4
2017 OMA AAA 89 310 .238 .272 .334 .426 .263 .317 100 -7.6 9.2 0.5 -5.4 -2.2 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2011 LOW A- 133 21 34 12 1 3 23 17 19 12 2 .298 .398 .500 .202 .316 11.4 -1.8 1.0
2012 GRN A 526 84 139 38 4 4 62 61 90 51 6 .305 .394 .433 .127 .278 32.8 -1.4 3.1
2013 PME AA 295 36 71 14 3 2 28 51 52 8 2 .296 .420 .404 .108 .312 23.2 6.3 3.2
2013 SLM A+ 262 44 75 19 4 5 33 43 34 15 7 .350 .469 .547 .196 .349 36.2 -7.6 2.9
2014 PAW AAA 458 52 107 21 1 7 57 44 99 11 1 .263 .341 .371 .108 .256 13.7 -6.0 0.8
2014 BOS MLB 36 6 8 3 0 1 4 3 11 0 0 .258 .361 .452 .194 .311 2.2 0.6 0.3
2015 BOS MLB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .042 -0.8 0.9 0.0
2015 PAW AAA 469 34 90 14 0 7 28 40 100 9 0 .213 .286 .296 .083 .216 -12.4 -5.6 -1.8
2016 CSP AAA 469 50 115 21 5 5 52 33 64 13 5 .271 .325 .380 .108 .244 2.1 -5.9 -0.4
2017 OMA AAA 310 35 77 21 2 4 33 12 59 3 3 .266 .296 .393 .128 .238 -0.1 -5.4 -0.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2014 167 0.4012 0.3533 0.7627 0.5373 0.2300 0.8611 0.6087 0.2373 81 0.012986
2015 13 0.5385 0.3077 0.5000 0.4286 0.1667 0.6667 0.0000 0.5000 6 0.000807
Career1800.41110.350.74370.52940.22540.84710.56470.256375.58330.0121

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-07-24 2011-09-05 Minors 43 38 Left Wrist Fracture HBP - -
2010-03-19 2010-03-19 HS 0 0 Right Knee Surgery ACL 2010-03-19 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 KCA $
2016 MIL $
2015 BOS $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 19 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/28/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015). Re-signed by Boston 3/8/15. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade 12/10/15 after being DFA by Boston 12/4/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract purchased by Boston 11/20/13. Re-signed by Boston 3/7/14.
  • Drafted by Boston 2010 (4-143) (Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.). $1.31M signing bonus.

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DateQuestionAnswer
2016-03-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Be completely honest....what did you think of the Hanley and Panda signings at the time? Which one do you pick as more likely to bounce back this year?
(Q-Ball from Chicago)
From a Sox perspective, I loved the Hanley signing, hated the Pablo signing. Now, I also thought Pablo gets too much of a hard time over his physique and defense, I just didn't/don't love his contact-driven skill set moving forward. But I would've much rather seen the Sox attack a Chase Headley type, or roll with Garin Cecchini at the time. As for Hanley, I adored the deal and thought it was brilliant to put him in left. Oops. (Bryan Grosnick)
2015-06-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Garin Cecchini a bust? His #s in AAA are horrible this year. Any word on what it could be or is he just overmatched?
(ColeWhittier from Pasadena, CA)
I wouldn't call him a bust just yet, but time is definitely running out. The approach has gone backwards, the power was never there, and the feel for hitting can only take you so far. (Christopher Crawford)
2014-08-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who makes up the Red Sox infield in 2015?
(Jim from Boston)
Pedroia! So that's one. I have a hard time imaging they'll move Napoli, so he'll probably be at first. Bogaerts will be at short or third. I'm guessing third, but that's one of the things the Red Sox hope to learn over the next two months. At short then, Deven Marrero? Things are easier if Bogaerts stays at short both because third is an easier position to fill and because the team has Will Middlebrooks, Brock Holt, Garin Cecchini, and probably someone I'm forgetting. (Matthew Kory)
2014-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Follow-up on the Garin Cecchini question. Heard he was a test drive in the OF. Do you see him in Boston sooner than opening day 2015 manning the green monster?
(LoyalRoyal from Kansas)
It's a possibility if Middlebrooks comes around and warrants everyday at bats. The thing about the Red Sox is that they have shown a willingness to work guys out at various positions just to open up their options. It should be applauded. Some organizations are hesitant to do this, but I like it. No one knows how it is going to play out, including the Red Sox, but it allows them to work the best best bats into their lineup more often, which is the whole point. (Jeff Moore)
2014-06-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Garin Cecchini is still considered a top Bosox prospect but he is having a very dull season in Triple A. Is this an adjustment period?
(John from CT)
Yeah, it's a bit of an adjustment period. Not sold that he sticks at 3B in an every day capacity, and that hinders his ability to be a true impact level talent. The OBP skills are certainly evident, but he's shown the ability to make adjustments, and will be a major league contributor. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-06-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Garin Cecchini hasn't hit for power this year, and lately he hasn't hit for average either. Is he overrated?
(Jim from Boston)
He's probably not going to hit for much power, which means he won't be your typical third baseman. As long as he keeps getting on base a ton, however, he'll be fine. Not overrated. (Jeff Moore)
2014-05-27 11:30:00 (link to chat)Garin Cecchini, is his lack of power enough to keep him from a future full time job?
(Myrick from Charleston, SC)
I don't think so. He's got bat to ball, which everyone covets, and he gets on base. Even if he produces a .125 ISO or so, he'll be fine. I'm not sold on him at 3B, but he's got a good shot to be a regular, no matter what position on the diamond he's playing defensively. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-05-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)I have the #1 waiver claim in my dynasty league. Waiting for a decent prospect to get the call. Of these 3 which would you use it on. Mookie Betts, Arismendy Alcantara or Garin Cecchini?
(Ned F. from Springfield)
Alcantara (Harry Pavlidis)
2014-03-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Have to keep one for fantasy: Garin Cecchini or DJ Peterson? Thanks.
(Ryan from Boston)
Cecchini. Really liked what I saw of his bat in AFL. (Paul Sporer)
2014-01-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)With Middlebrooks, Bogaerts, and possibly Drew in Boston, where does this leave Garin Cecchini? Where does he ultimately play in the field?
(Goose from Chicago)
Cecchini's going to have a tough time finding a spot, particularly if the Red Sox bring back Drew. He's not a slam dunk to be better than any of those three players, so its not the end of the world from an organizational talent perspective. He may end up being valuable in the sense that he can move around a bit and provide them some depth at all four corner spots, but that remains to be seen. (Mark Anderson)
2013-12-10 18:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Mike, Who is the better keeper in a dynasty league? Olt, Garin Cecchini or Espinosa?
(Chad from OKC)
Hi Chad;

Danny Espinosa? Of the three, I think I like Cecchini. Mike Olt should be solid, but I could see him being good and not great. Cecchini has the higher ceiling in my opinion. (Mike Gianella)
2013-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Assume a world were Garin Cecchini is removed from AA and plunked back into the 2013 draft. Where would he be drafted? Would AA success vault him to #1? Or would scouting push him to the 4-5 range?
(mcarnow from Des Moines)
Absolutely not. I like Cecchini's bat, but it's not THAT great. He can put the bat to the ball, and he might be able to hit for plus power if everything clicks. Maybe a 1st division player if that does --in fact-- happen. Let's say he develops into a .285+ 15+ HR type in an outfield corner. Is that what you want from the #1 pick in the draft? Good player--chance to be above-average--but keep it in your pants. (Jason Parks)
2013-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Middlebrooks or Garin Cecchini as the Sox 3B of the future?
(Evan from Worcester, MA)
I would take Middlebrooks. (Jason Parks)
2013-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)I've got a minor league draft for a keeper league coming up, and I know I'll be choosing between Jonathan Gray, Kohl Stewart, Eddie Butler, Garin Cecchini, Clint Frazier, Tyler Glasnow. My team is in a win over the next 2-3 years type mode, which of the 6 do you prefer, or if it is close between a few guys, why? Thanks!
(TommyC from Illinois)
Frazier. Love me some Clint Frazier. (Bret Sayre)
2013-10-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Garin Cecchini? Wade Boggs-lite?
(msloftus from Virginia (is for lovers))
No. (Jason Parks)
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Garin Cecchini has followed up his very good rookie season with an even better second year. All of this leads to the question,where does he play for the Red Sox in the majors? He doesn't have the power of the typical ML third baseman. Is he starter material?
(John from CT)
He was overvalued because of his numbers; some had him as a top 20 prospect, which floors me. I like the bat and the approach, but I don't see a 3B long-term and I don't see big power coming out of the bat. He's probably going to be a major league regular, but I don't see the type of ceiling that warrants such lofty praise coming his way. Maybe a high-average corner bat that has secondary skills, which is a damn good player. He's not a star. (Jason Parks)
2013-08-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Prospects Garin Cecchini of the Red Sox and Roughened Odor of the Rangers have similar skill sets. Which one do you think will have the better MLB career?
(John from CT)
I like both, but Odor for me. (Jason Cole)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)What position does Garin Cecchini end up playing, assuming he sticks with the Red Sox?
(Chuck from Boston)
He's a 3B, but I'm not as high on him as others are. He is an excellent bat-to-ball hitter, but he doesn't have overwhelming bat speed. Those guys make me nervous. (Zach Mortimer)
2013-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jason, Garin Cecchini has been on fire this year but haven't heard a whole lot about him. Seems to be an under the radar type prosepct. Thoughts ?
(Craig from Boston)
Zach Mortimer has had a much better look at him than I have, so I tossed this one to him via text message. Here's what he sent me: "plus power potential; gonna throw a 55 ceiling on hit; fringy runner; profiles well at 3B; excellent instincts." Another Red Sox note: I spoke to Mortimer last night, and he said he was very impressed with Blake Swihart. (Jason Cole)
2013-05-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)Doug, Garin Cecchini is tearing up A+ this year and with Middlebrooks and possibly Bogaerts in front of him at 3B do you see him making a move to the OF ?
(Bob from Boston)
Given his questionable defense and the aforementioned players ahead of Cecchini on the depth chart, I would say that a move to the OF or 1B could very well be in his future. Cecchini may not have the range for the OF - of course LF in Fenway is small enough to make Manny Ramirez acceptable - and with Napoli only signed for one year and not much else in the pipeline at the cold corner, I could ultimately see Cecchini at 1B.

On the jukebox: Ennio Morricone, "Ecstasy of Gold" (Doug Thorburn)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Garin Cecchini supposedly came to camp having added significant bulk; if the added bulk translates to in-game power the way you hope it would, how high could he move up prospect lists?
(Kyle from Utah)
Added bulk doesn't always translate to more in game power; depends on the bat speed and the characteristics of the swing itself (plane/lift, back spin). If he does start putting more balls over the fence, I assume his prospect status will be elevated. Power numbers always seem to help. (Jason Parks)


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