Cincinnati Reds
2014 Avg.
.480
 
Career Avg.
.236
Name  Devin Mesoraco
Born  6/19/1988
Height  6-1
Weight  220
Number  39
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot4/18/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco is 5-for-9 (.556) with a home run against Cubs starter Jeff Samasdzija.
Insight: Mesoraco has been hot since he returned from an oblique strain. he's batting .500 with three homers and nine RBI in six games. We saw former first-round catcher Jason Castro bloom last season for the Astros, and now it may be Mesoraco's turn. Start him in today's favorable matchup.
 
Hot4/13/2014 7:42:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco has gone 7-for-14 with three doubles, two homers and six RBI since he returned from an oblique strain.
Insight: Mesoraco hit .225 with 16 homers, 62 RBI and a .641 OPS over 589 MLB plate appearances prior to this season, but he's a former first-round pick. We saw former first-round catcher Jason Castro bloom last season for the Astros, and now it may be Mesoraco's turn.
 
4/9/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco hit a two-run homer off St. Louis starter Shelby Miller Wednesday.
Insight: Mesoraco returned from an oblique strain Tuesday and has gone 4-for-8 with two doubles and a homer in two games. He hit .238 with nine longballs and 42 RBI in 323 at-bats last season.
 
4/5/2014 12:12:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco (left oblique strain) is expected to return Monday or Tuesday, according to Reds general manager Walt Jocketty. SOURCE: John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Mesoraco hit .238 with nine homers, 42 RBI and a .649 OPS in 323 at-bats last season and is expected to serve as the Reds' primary catcher this season.
 
3/30/2014 5:42:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco has been placed on the disabled list with a left oblique strain.
Insight: The move is retroactive to March 21. Mesoraco hit .238 with nine homers, 42 RBI and a .649 OPS in 323 at-bats last season and is expected to serve as the Reds' primary catcher this season. Brayan Pena (.297 last season, .258 career) will fill in until Mesoraco is ready to return in early April.
 
9/5/2013 6:27:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco won't play Thursday against St. Louis.
Insight: Mesoraco has a strained hamstring. Ryan Hanigan will make the start behind the plate. Mesoraco (.245, 8 HR, 37 RBI) had been in a 2-for-18 slide prior to the injury.
 
8/7/2013 11:58:00 AM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in Wednesday afternoon's starting lineup versus Oakland.
Insight: No injury, just a planned day off. He's batting .250 with eight homers and 32 RBI this season while sharing time with Ryan Hanigan. Hanigan is injured, so Cokry Miller (.167) gets an opportunity to play.
 
6/15/2012 11:00:00 AM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is questionable for Friday's game against the New York Mets with an abdominal injury.
Insight: After a solid season at Triple-A Louisville (.289, 15 HR, 71 RBI, .855 OPS) many thought Mesoraco could become a low-end fantasy starter. That hasn't happened yet as he's batted just .202 with four homers and a .694 OPS.