(NEWS CENTER) - Portland Sea Dogs third baseman's rise through the Red Sox system has caught the eye of Major League Baseball as the highly-touted prospect was selected to compete in the MLB Future Game on Sunday July 14th.
He's an injury replacement for Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo.
Cecchini will join Porltand starting pitcher Anthony Ranaudo plus Sea Dog alum (2012) and current Pawtucket infielder Xander Boegarts as the Red Sox representatives.
In 18 games with Portland, Cecchini has a .385 average.
Cecchini was also the most recent player featured in the "Sea Dogs Spotlight."