Cincinnati Reds
2014 Avg.
.296
 
Career Avg.
.247
Name  Devin Mesoraco
Born  6/19/1988
Height  6-1
Weight  220
Number  39
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
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.
 
5/28/2014 9:38:00 AM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco went 1-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Tuesday at Los Angeles.
Insight: Mesoraco sent Zack Greinke packing in the top of the eighth with his two-out jack. The catcher was just 2-for-25 (.080) in his previous seven games, which wasn't surprising because he hit .500 in his first 54 at-bats.
 
5/20/2014 7:02:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco is out of the lineup Tuesday after catching all 15 innings Monday against the Nationals.
Insight: Mesoraco went 0-for-6 with a walk Monday but he has batted .450 with four homers, eight doubles, 17 RBI and a 1.283 OPS. He's also made two trips to the disabled list already, which is why he only has 60 at-bats. The former first-round pick should be owned in all leagues.
 
5/18/2014 6:08:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati catcher Devin Mesoraco went ballistic Sunday versus the Phillies.
Insight: Mesoraco went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a pair of singles. Somehow, he's hitting .500 for the season with 17 RBI in just 54 at bats. Mesoraco has been splitting time behind the plate with Brayan Pena and Toby Barnhart but that may not last if he keeps hitting like this.
 
5/16/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco (left hamstring) hit a three-run homer in his first at-bat back from the disabled list Friday night.
Insight: Mesoraco missed nearly three weeks with a hamstring strain. The former first-round pick is hitting .460 with four homers, 16 RBI and a 1.329 OPS in 50 at-bats this season.
 
5/16/2014 5:23:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco (left hamstring) is batting fifth Friday against the Phillies.
Insight: Mesoraco missed nearly three weeks with a hamstring strain. The former first-round pick batted .468 with six doubles, three homers, 13 RBI and a 1.296 OPS in his first 13 games this season and may finally be realizing his potential.
 
5/13/2014 4:38:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco (left hamstring) will begin a short rehab assignment Tuesday in Louisville.
Insight: Mesoraco has batted .468 with six doubles, three homers, 13 RBI and a 1.296 OPS in 13 games this season and hopes to be back in the lineup in a couple of days.
 
5/10/2014 6:09:00 PM
Description: Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco (left hamstring) expects to go on a one- or two-game rehab assignment, according to C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Mesoraco did simulated baserunning on Saturday and said he felt great. The 25-year-old former first-round pick has batted .468 with six doubles, three homers, 13 RBI and a 1.296 OPS in 13 games this season and should be owned in most leagues.