Cincinnati Reds
2014 Avg.
.283
 
Career Avg.
.246
Name  Devin Mesoraco
Born  6/19/1988
Height  6-1
Weight  220
Number  39
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/21/2014 4:02:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco was not in the lineup Wednesday against the Cardinals, but returns Thursday, batting fifth against Julio Teheran and the Braves.
Insight: Mesoraco has gone hitless in his last 19 at-bats and faces the tough Teheran making him a questionable start for fantasy owners.
 
8/20/2014 5:49:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Cardinals.
Insight: Mesoraco has gone hitless in his last 19 at-bats, so he'll get the night off. Brayan Pena is catching.
 
8/18/2014 4:23:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is in Monday night's starting lineup despite struggling at the plate.
Insight: Mesoraco is hitless in his last four games (0-for-11) but is still one of the top fantasy catchers this season - batting .289 with 20 HR, 63 RBI and a .924 OPS.
 
8/15/2014 4:53:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in Friday night's starting lineup.
Insight: Even the best need a day off once in a while. Mesoraco is batting .294 with 20 HR, 63 RBI and a .938 OPS.
 
8/12/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI Tuesday against the Red Sox.
Insight: Mesoraco has 40 extra-base hits (20 HR) in 313 plate appearances, a fantastic 12.8 percent extra-base hit rate, and he's hitting an even .300.
 
8/10/2014 5:22:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco sent a pair of balls to Souvenir City Sunday against the Marlins.
Insight: Mesoraco hit a two-run shot in the first inning and a grand slam in the fifth, both off Brad Hand. In just 276 at-bats this season, Mesoraco has hit .293 with 19 doubles, 20 homers, 61 RBI and a .945 OPS.
 
8/5/2014 6:14:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is out of the lineup Tuesday against Cleveland.
Insight: Mesoraco has been an offensive force this season, hitting .298 with 35 extra-base hits, 18 homers, 54 RBI and a .944 OPS in 289 plate appearances. He's played nine straight games, so he'll get a night off Tuesday.
 
7/30/2014 3:48:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco belted his 18th home run of the season Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: Mesoraco has picked up 35 extra-base hits in just 270 plate appearances (13.0 XBH%) while hitting .295 with 52 RBI.
 
7/26/2014 11:42:00 AM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in Saturday's starting lineup versus Washington and Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: He's just 5-for-33 (.151) over the past seven games so perhaps this routine day off will help.
 
7/22/2014 3:41:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in Tuesday's starting lineup versus Milwaukee.
Insight: He's just 1-for-11 over the past three games so perhaps this routine day off will help.
 
Hot7/10/2014 10:10:00 AM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in Thursday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: Routine day off after a night game, though with the Reds having so many missing parts its a little bit surprising. The 26-year-old catcher continues amaze batting .306 with 14 doubles, 15 home runs, 43 RBI and a .976 OPS in 196 at-bats. Brayan Pena will get the start, but has no fantasy value.
 
Hot7/5/2014 1:20:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup, not sitting this one out as previously announced.
Insight: The 26-year-old catcher continues amaze batting .313 with 13 doubles, 15 home runs, 41 RBI and a 1.020 OPS in 176 at-bats. Brayan Pena will get the start, but has no fantasy value.
 
Hot6/29/2014 1:56:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in Sunday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: Simply a routine day off for Mesoraco. The 26-year-old catcher continues his stunning season batting .307 with 11 doubles, 14 home runs, 40 RBI and a .999 OPS in 166 at-bats.
 
Hot6/24/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco reached base five times and hit a ninth-inning grand slam off Hector Rondon Monday at Chicago.
Insight: Mesoraco also walked twice and was hit by two pitches. The 26-year-old catcher has homered in each of his last four games and is hitting .315 with 10 doubles, 13 home runs, 38 RBI and a 1.035 OPS in 146 at-bats. For some reason, he's still available in 28 percent of Yahoo leagues.
 
6/23/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco is a career .545 hitter (6-for-11) with a home run against Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija.
Insight: Mesoraco's "career year" continues - he's batting .310 with a career-high 12 homers and a .992 OPS. He had another hot week with three homers in his last four games.
 
6/17/2014 2:19:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in Tuesday's starting lineup, Brayan Pena will be behind the plate.
Insight: A .241 lifetime hitter, Mesoraco is having a "career year" batting .305 with a career-high nine homers and a .920 OPS. He's come back to earth in June, batting .184 through 10 games.
 
6/15/2014 5:47:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco delivered three hits Sunday in a win against Milwaukee.
Insight: A .241 lifetime hitter, Mesoraco has been almost unstoppable in 2014 with nine homers and 28 RBI in 37 games. Unfortunately, he's been a risky fantasy proposition because he splits time at catcher with Brayan Pena (.262, 3 HR, 13 RBI).
 
6/6/2014 2:08:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is not in Friday night's starting lineup.
Insight: Mesoraco has been a fantasy stud since coming off the disabled list. He's batting .324 with nine homers, 27 RBI and a 1.016 OPS in 30 games. It appears to be a routine day off.
 
6/3/2014 10:15:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco's lone hit left the park on Tuesday.
Insight: Mesoraco has nine homers this season. He has gone 8-for-47 (.170) in his last 13 games but hit five homers in that span and is still batting .347 with a 1.084 OPS and 27 RBI on the year.
 
5/31/2014 5:29:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco will take a seat Saturday against the Diamondbacks. SOURCE: John Fay, Cincinnati Enquirer
Insight: Mesoraco clobbered two homers in last night's ball game, giving him eight round-trippers for the season. Brayan Pena, who has also had a nice season for the Reds, will catch for Johnny Cueto on Saturday.