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DEVIN MESORACO RUMORS

Player Profile #179: Devin Mesoraco | C | CIN

Homers, homers, and more homers. That was Devin Mesoraco’s 2014 season in a nutshell. The Reds breakout slugger crushed 25 bombs in just 440 PA and 384 AB, good for rates of one homer every 17.1 PA or 15.4 AB. While the homer total wasn’t elite, the homer rate was. Mesoraco’s 17.6 PA/HR in 2014 was elite  While this chart isn’t very instructive — you knew Mesoraco...
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Reds Mesoraco, a shining star for ‘14

Devin Mesoraco Cincinnati Reds – Photo Credit – Keith Allison In 2007, the Cincinnati Reds drafted a high school catcher from Punxsutawney Pennsylvania. With the 15th pick in the amateur draft, Devin Mesoraco is proving his value. After seeing the Reds send Ryan Hanigan to the Tampa Bay Rays, Devin was given the starting catching position for the Reds. After learning and sharing...
Via Hot Stove MLB
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds: Devin Mesoraco is a worthy All-Star

Last winter when the Cincinnati Reds traded away catcher Ryan Hanigan to the Tampa Bay Rays, the question that popped up into many Reds’ fans minds was “can Devin Mesoraco step up to the plate?” In the first half of the 2014 season, Mesoraco proved he has what it takes to be an everyday catcher, and not just an average one. Even with two stints on the disabled list already...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Law rips Devin Mesoraco All-Star selection over Buster Posey

In a bit of a surprise, Devin Mesoraco was tabbed for his first career All-Star selection on Sunday when National League manager Mike Matheny decided to include him on the 34-man roster. This was music to the collective ears of Reds Country to see Mesoraco, who was batting .317/.379/.634 with 15 home runs and 42 RBI, be awarded of the distinct honor.One person who was not thrilled...
Via Redlegs Review
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

GOING FOR HISTORY: Putting Devin Mesoraco's tear in perspective

Devin Mesoraco is already among baseball greats like Ken Griffey Jr. in the Reds record books. Wednesday night, he can take sole possession of a franchise mark. If Mesoraco hits a home run for the sixth straight game, he'll take sole possession of the Reds team record. With his home run Tuesday night, he tied Griffey Jr. (2003), Ted Kluszewski (1954), George Crowe (1957), Johnny...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Mesoraco's 'Groundhog Day' is a record one

Considering he hails from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, it's a safe bet Devin Mesoraco has heard a joke or two about the movie "Groundhog Day" over the years. He just so happens to be living in a repetitive cycle right now - one he has no interest in seeing come to an end. The hot-hitting catcher attempts to set a Cincinnati Reds record by homering for a sixth straight game Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Devin Mesoraco ties franchise record with home run

Your browser does not support iframes.To say Devin Mesoraco is hot at the plate right now would be an understatement because the Reds catcher is on absolute fire.Case in point came last night when Mesoraco blasted his fifth home run in as many games. The dinger effectively tied a franchise record for most consecutive games with a home run.The blast marked the 14th of the season overall...
Via Redlegs Review
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hard work brings Mesoraco a long way

CINCINNATI -- There is either a filed-away report or there was a telephone conversation involving a manager or a coach of the Dayton Dragons talking to Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty in 2008. It concerned catcher Devin Mesoraco, the team's No. 1 draft pick in 2007 when Wayne Krivsky was general manager. The message: "We made a mistake. This kid can't play. He won't...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Mesoraco activated from disabled list at expense of Tucker Barnhart

After picking up his first major league hit on Saturday, Tucker Barnhart might have to wait awhile for the chance to pick up another one.On Monday, the Reds announced the activation of Devin Mesoraco from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Barnhart to Triple-A Louisville in order to make room on the roster.Barnhart, 23, was 2-for-8 in his brief stint with the big club. He also...
Via Redlegs Review
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Mesoraco pegged among five players in 'make-or-break' seasons

As recently as two years ago, industry experts held the common belief that Devin Mesoraco was the best prospect in Cincinnati's organization. The Reds must have agreed with this sentiment partly because they chose to trade another promising catcher, Yasmani Grandal, in order to clear the path for Mesoraco to take over the catching duties one day.Now, with the departure of Ryan...
Via Redlegs Review
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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