DEVIN MESORACO NEWS

Reds Dylan Axelrod called up; Several other roster moves

The Cincinnati Reds called up RHP Dylan Axelrod, adding him to the 40-man roster in the process. To make room the team placed Devin Mesoraco on the 60-day disabled list. Axelrod was called up to take the place of Manny Parra, who is now on the disabled list with an elbow injury. Axelrod has spent parts of four seasons in the big leagues, each season from 2011-2014. Last season he...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Mesoraco to have season-ending hip surgery

The Cincinnati Reds have had a tough season.  They are well off the .500 mark and have been unable to string together any type of consistency this season.  They’re season doesn’t seem to be getting any better as they have now lost catcher Devin Mesoraco for the rest of the season. Mesoraco is set to undergo hip surgery later this month to repair an impingement in his left hip...
Via Baseball Essential
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is done for the season due to injured hip

The season for the Cincinnati Reds has been a major disappointment with few things to cheer about, sitting with a record of 31-35 and well out of the playoff picture. Their inability to perform at a high level well likely see them lose guys like Aroldis Chapman and Joey Votto before next season. One player the Reds thought they would have been able to count on though is 2014 All...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Devin Mesoraco to undergo season-ending hip surgery

Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco will miss the rest of the 2015 season in order to undergo hip surgery on June 29. Mesoraco was on a rehab assignment after not catching a game since April 11. Brayan Pena has been serving as the everyday catcher for the Reds and will continue to do so going forward. The Reds will miss continue to miss his bat in the meantime. He was an All...
Via Tireball.com
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Devin Mesoraco’s experiment in left field on hold

It looks like Devin Mesoraco is one step closer to season-ending hip surgery. After only three games, Mesoraco’s attempt to play left field has been put on hold by the Cincinnati Reds.  Mesoraco complained of soreness after last Wednesday’s game with the Triple-A Louisville Bats.  The Reds manager Bryan Price says the team has sent him home for rehab and won’t make any decision...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds sign 1st Rounder Tyler Stephenson; will play in Billings

The Cincinnati Reds officially signed their 1st round draft pick Tyler Stephenson on Friday. According to Jim Callis or MLB.com, Stephenson got the slot signing bonus of $3,141,600. The 2015 Draft Tracker has been updated with 11 signings and several signing bonuses if you are looking to keep track of how the Reds have been spending their draft bonus pool money. On top of signing...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds press pause on Mesoraco's move to left

  A hip impingement has kept Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco from catching and landed him on the disabled list, but the team was hoping to find another use for their All-Star. The Reds tried to put Mesoraco in left field on a rehab assignment in hopes that the lack of squatting – which he'd be subject to if he were catching every day – would help his hip. However, it doesn't appear...
Via Fox Sports
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Reds and Devin Mesoraco finally out of options?

You have to hand it to Devin Mesoraco.  He’s willing to try anything to get back on the field and help the Cincinnati Reds despite a left hip impingement that makes playing his regular position of catcher impossible. The latest experiment, straight out of the Evan Gattis playbook, had Mesoraco going to AAA Louisville to get some playing time in left field.  Three games into it...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Stephenson selected #11 by the Cincinnati Reds

With pick eleven in the 2015 draft the Cincinnati Reds selected high school prep star Tyler Stephenson.  Stephenson is a power hitting, front line catcher who will depart his suburban Atlanta hometown for the minor leagues.  A Kennesaw Mountain High School product, many mock drafts had Stephenson going in the top ten, and even some rumors had him as the number one pick overall...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: Week 10 recommended pickups

It’s time to discuss some suggested free agent pickups for week 10 of the 2015 fantasy baseball season. The eligibility rules to be included on this list is less than 50 percent ownership in Yahoo fantasy baseball leagues. Every week I will cover one player from each position that deserves your attention. Here are the picks for this week: Catcher – Devin Mesoraco (Cincinnati...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Devin Mesoraco to begin rehab with Louisville on Monday

John Fay reported earlier today that Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco will begin a rehab assignment with the Louisville Bats on Monday. Mesoraco will begin rehab Monday in Columbus. Says he feels great. Price thinks rehab last 3, 4 games. #reds — John Fay (@johnfayman) June 7, 2015 The information that is missing from this tweet though seems to be whether or not Mesoraco...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The youth movement for the Cincinnati Reds has begun

The Cincinnati Reds made a flurry of moves on Friday prior to Friday night’s game between the San Diego Padres. The Reds are on a bit of a roller coaster in recent weeks as they swept the red hot Washington Nationals, but proceeded to struggle in the following games versus the Philadelphia Phillies. A shake up in the roster ensued due to injuries, and overall necessity.  As many...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds catcher Mesoraco making shift to left field

CINCINNATI -- Catcher Devin Mesoraco shagged flyballs in left field on Friday, trying to learn a position he hasn't played since high school. The Cincinnati Reds All-Star catcher went on the disabled list last month with a sore left hip that prevents him from squatting and will need surgery. Rather than have surgery now, Mesoraco has decided to try to play left field for the Reds...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco headed to left field

CINCINNATI (AP) Catcher Devin Mesoraco shagged flyballs in left field on Friday, trying to learn a position he hasn't played since high school. The Cincinnati Reds All-Star catcher went on the disabled list last month with a sore left hip that prevents him from squatting and will need surgery. Rather than have surgery now, Mesoraco has decided to try to play left field for the Reds...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Who will replace Devin Mesoraco on the bench?

Earlier today the Cincinnati Reds finally placed Devin Mesoraco on the disabled list. Taking his place was reliever Manny Parra, who was activated off of the disabled list. This move was a short term move, but it leaves the Reds bench short. It currently consists of Tucker Barnhart, Kristopher Negron, Brennan Boesch and Skip Schumaker. A reliever is going to be replaced on the roster...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds place Mesoraco on 15-day DL; Cueto examined

CINCINNATI -- The Reds put catcher Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a sore left hip that limited him to pinch hitting and filling in as an interleague DH for the past six weeks. They'd been hoping that Mesoraco -- an All-Star last season -- could get better without going on the DL. The hip bothered him when he went through catching drills over the weekend, prompting...
Via AP on Fox
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds put catcher Mesoraco on DL, starter Cueto examined

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds have put catcher Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left hip that limited him to pinch hitting and being an interleague DH for the past six weeks. Mesoraco hasn't caught in a game since April 12. In the last six weeks, he's been limited to 13 pinch-hit appearances and four games at DH. Mesoraco, an All-Star last season, is batting .178...
Via AP on Fox
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds scratch Cueto vs Indians, Mesoraco bothered by hip

CLEVELAND (AP) Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto has been scratched from Sunday's start against the Cleveland Indians because of elbow stiffness. Reds manager Bryan Price says he doesn't believe Cueto's stiffness is a serious issue, but wants to give the pitcher an extra day or two between starts. Cueto is 3-4 with a 3.03 ERA in nine starts. Rookie Raisel Iglesias will start...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mesoraco takes a big step

  It's stil unclear if or when Devin Mesoraco will resume catching duties for the Reds, but he did take a big step forward Tuesday. According to Reds.com, Mesoraco "got into squat position about 15 times and tossed about 15 balls at 20 percent on simulated throws to second base." Mesoraco has been hampered with a left hip impingement for a little over a month, but Tuesday's news...
Via Fox Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball America’s new mock draft: Reds select Tyler Stephenson

Baseball America released their most recent mock draft this afternoon. In their first mock draft they had the Cincinnati Reds selecting University of Cincinnati outfielder Ian Happ. In the latest version John Manuel has the Reds selecting prep catcher Tyler Stephenson. Cincinnati is said to be bearing down on Benintendi, who is from a Porkopolis high school. Harris and Cincinnati’s...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Surgery a real possibility for Mesoraco

  Devin Mesoraco hasn't caught in a month, but is hopeful that he may be able to catch soon. “I guess I'm optimistic I will be able to catch in a relatively close amount of time,” Mesoraco told Reds.com. “I haven't done any catching drills for 30-some days. At some point I'll probably have to get some practice, get back there and get some work in. But I think at this point...
Via Fox Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mesoraco's double in 9th sends Reds over Braves

  Limited to pinch hitting for most of the past month, Devin Mesoraco finally got a chance to make a difference. The catcher with a sore hip doubled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning on Tuesday night, sending the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves. The Reds snapped a three-game losing streak with the first game-ending hit of Mesoraco...
Via AP on Fox
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Reds' Mesoraco set to DH

Still waiting for Devin Mesoraco to play? You're a patient - or extremely stubborn - person. The Reds' catcher, who has been limited to pinch-hitting duties over the past month because of a hip injury, is likely to DH for most or all of this weekend's series against the White Sox in Chicago. The Reds haven't definitively stated this week that Mesoraco will DH all weekend, but if...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds Manager Bryan Price Drops 77 F-Bombs In Epic Rant To Media (Audio)

There’s having a case of the Mondays, and then there’s what Bryan Price did Monday afternoon. The Cincinnati Reds manager met with the media in Milwaukee before his team’s game against the Brewers. He was asked a simple question about catcher Devin Mesoraco, who the Cincinnati Enquirer reported wasn’t with the team for Sunday’s contest with the...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mesoraco absent because of family reasons

When the Reds arrived to the ballpark prior to Monday's game, one player was noticeably absent.   Catcher Devin Mesoraco hasn't played in a week because of a left hip impingement, but on Monday he was not only in the lineup, but not in the clubhouse either.   According to Reds.com, "Manager Bryan Price confirmed prior to the game that Mesoraco was home for family reasons and would...
Via Fox Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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