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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

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

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

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

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

Hamilton improved, Mesoraco could catch in few days

ST. LOUIS (AP) Cincinnati Reds leadoff man Billy Hamilton was not in the lineup but was available to play a day after injuring his groin beating out an infield hit. Manager Bryan Price said Sunday that Hamilton was a ''useful piece'' and ''pretty close to a full go'' after running outdoors and hitting indoors. Price was a bit hesitant to use Hamilton after daylong rains in St. Louis...
Via AP on Fox
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Reds call up Ivan De Jesus Jr?

With Devin Mesoraco dealing with a small hip injury, but one that isn’t going to place him on the disabled list the Cincinnati Reds needed to make a move to bring up Kyle Skipworth so the team had a backup catcher to Brayan Pena for the time being. That meant that Chris Dominguez went down to Louisville to make room for Skipworth. When Mesoraco comes back the team will assuredly...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hip problem sidelines Reds' Mesoraco against Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is out of the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Chicago Cubs because of an ailing left hip. Reds manager Bryan Price said Mesoraco is sore but there is not any thought of a disabled list stint ''at this point.'' Mesoraco remained in Cincinnati for MRI. ''I think they have way better facilities than you're going to...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hamilton, Mesoraco ailing, out of Reds' lineup vs. Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton and catcher Devin Mesoraco are ailing and out of the starting lineup for Monday night's game against the Chicago Cubs. Mesoraco stayed in Cincinnati to undergo an MRI on his ailing left hip. The 2014 All-Star is hitting .095 with just two hits and no RBIs in six games. Brayan Pena was in the Cincinnati lineup in place of Mesoraco...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Devin Mesoraco Watch - MRI on Hip

View image | gettyimages.com The Cincinnati Reds might be without catcher Devin Mesoraco for a while, if a MRI on his hip reveals any damage.  He sat out Sunday's game, and most people thought it was a routine rest day, but it turns out to be injury related.  With Matt Wieters yet to return from TJ surgery for the Orioles, Yan Gomes landing on the DL and potentially Mesoraco...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Is this the year of Travis d’Arnaud?

2014 was a tale of two seasons for New York Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud, a former elite prospect who was entering his first full season in the major leagues. Acquired by the Mets from the Toronto Blue Jays along with catcher John Buck, pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard, and outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra on December 17, 2012 in exchange for then-reigning NL Cy Young winner...
Via Batting Leadoff
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds backstop Mesoraco out indefinitely after concussion

  Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco is sidelined indefinitely because of a mild concussion he suffered when a foul ball hit him on the mask. Mesoraco was hit on Saturday during a spring training game against Kansas City and was held out of a game the following day. Mesoraco said on Monday that it's a mild concussion and has left him a little hazy. He's being tested daily and...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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