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Devin Mesoraco

Devin Douglas Mesoraco

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: June 19, 1988 in Punxsutawney, PA
High School: Punxsutawney HS (Punxsutawney, PA)
Drafted
by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 22, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 3, 2011 (Age 23.076)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Reds 2011-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$525k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.028, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Jet Sports Management [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 23 CIN NL 18 53 50 5 9 3 0 2 6 0 0 3 10 .180 .226 .360 .586 56 18 1 0 0 0 1 2
2012 24 CIN NL 54 184 165 17 35 8 0 5 14 1 1 17 33 .212 .288 .352 .640 70 58 2 1 0 1 4 2
2013 25 CIN NL 103 352 323 31 77 13 0 9 42 0 2 24 61 .238 .287 .362 .649 79 117 9 0 0 5 4 2/D
2014 ★ 26 CIN NL 88 340 303 41 85 21 0 20 63 1 3 28 78 .281 .353 .548 .901 151 166 4 7 0 2 3 *2 AS
4 Yrs 263 929 841 94 206 45 0 36 125 2 6 72 182 .245 .308 .427 .735 101 359 16 8 0 8 12
162 Game Avg. 162 572 518 58 127 28 0 22 77 1 4 44 112 .245 .308 .427 .735 101 221 10 5 0 5 7

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 23 CIN NL 18 53 -3 0 -0 -2 1 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.3 .475 .497 -0.1 -0.1 -0 2
2012 24 CIN NL 54 184 -7 -1 -0 -4 3 -9 -1.0 6 -3 -0.4 .482 .494 -0.0 -0.1 1 $480,000 2
2013 25 CIN NL 103 352 -11 -1 0 -1 6 -7 -1.0 11 4 0.2 .492 .495 0.3 0.4 5 $497,500 2/D
2014 ★ 26 CIN NL 88 340 22 -3 0 0 5 25 2.6 11 36 3.7 .531 .517 3.8 0.5 36 *2 AS
4 Seasons 263 929 1 -4 -0 -7 15 5 0.2 30 34 3.2 .502 .502 4.0 0.7 41 $977,500

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2011 23 CIN NL 53 42 4 2.6 102 .184 .180 .264 .226 .332 .360 .410 .586 .742 56 .267 -3.3 -0.3 .500 .240 .180 .0
2012 24 CIN NL 184 134 17 3.4 104 .234 .212 .266 .288 .332 .352 .421 .640 .753 70 .373 -7.1 -0.7 .571 .242 .139 1.7
2013 25 CIN NL 352 262 32 3.3 97 .264 .238 .259 .287 .324 .362 .403 .649 .727 79 .378 -9.7 -1.0 .541 .192 .124 .0
2014 26 CIN NL 340 227 58 6.9 93 .314 .281 .254 .353 .318 .548 .393 .901 .710 151 .708 20.5 2.1 .884 .353 .267 1.9
4 Yrs 929 665 111 4.5 97 .269 .245 .259 .308 .324 .427 .403 .735 .727 101 .516 0.3 0.0 .662 .263 .182 3.8
162 Game Avg. 572 410 68 4.5 97 .269 .245 .259 .308 .324 .427 .403 .735 .727 101 .516 0 0 .662 .263 .182 2

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 25 CIN NL NLWC PIT L 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLWC 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 CIN NL 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2011 23 CIN NL 53 3.8% 18.9% 5.7% 9.4% 56% 3.33 5.0 25.0 8.3 0.67 0.82 72% 15% 11.8% 29%
2012 24 CIN NL 184 2.7% 17.9% 9.2% 7.1% 37% 1.94 5.0 33.0 11.8 0.87 1.02 70% 16% 8.9% 21%
2013 25 CIN NL 352 2.6% 17.3% 6.8% 6.3% 29% 2.54 5.3 35.9 7.7 0.83 1.17 73% 26% 7.1% 12%
2014 26 CIN NL 340 5.9% 22.9% 8.2% 12.1% 48% 2.79 3.9 15.2 4.8 0.54 0.79 61% 29% 15.3% 11%
4 Yrs 929 3.9% 19.6% 7.8% 8.7% 39% 2.53 4.6 23.4 6.7 0.72 0.99 68% 24% 10.9% 14%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.6% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 2.47 4.6 35.9 8.5 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 23 CIN NL -3.3 -0.3 53 -0.4 0.6 -1.0 .98 -0.1 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1 0.89 -2.0 1.12 3
2012 24 CIN NL -7.1 -0.7 188 -1.0 2.4 -3.4 1.02 -0.7 -0.3 -11.2 -1.1 0.97 -7.3 0
2013 25 CIN NL -10.5 -1.1 358 -2.1 5.1 -7.1 1.03 -0.9 -1.1 -12.2 -1.2 0.99 -9.6 1.09 9
2014 26 CIN NL 20.5 2.1 347 1.8 7.5 -5.7 1.03 2.3 -0.5 33.1 3.4 0.96 26.1 1.99 7
4 Yrs -0.4 -0.0 946 -1.6 15.6 -17.2 1.02 0.6 -2.1 9.2 1.0 0.97 7.3 1.43 19

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2011 23 CIN NL 1 0 30% 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0% 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2012 24 CIN NL 2 0 24% 72 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 25% 6 6 0 1 0 1 5 3 2
2013 25 CIN NL 3 0 23% 111 0 2 0% 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 2 1 2 4 32% 16 13 3 3 0 2 6 3 3
2014 26 CIN NL 6 0 21% 128 1 3 25% 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 2 0 0 1 7 21% 19 16 3 8 6 2 7 5 2
4 Yrs 12 0 23% 318 2 6 25% 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 9 3 2 1 3 17 25% 42 36 6 13 7 5 18 11 7

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2011 23 CIN NL 53 15% 9 1 0 3 1 0 0 1.12 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 1 17% 4 2 50% 27 5 19% 3 2 67% 2 1 50% 0
2012 24 CIN NL 184 22% 35 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 7 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 25 2 8% 13 4 31% 119 11 9% 11 5 45% 6 3 50% 0
2013 25 CIN NL 352 25% 77 13 0 9 4 1 4 1.09 9 0 16 7 2 5 4 0 1 0 0% 53 9 17% 33 10 30% 231 35 15% 23 14 61% 17 7 41% 0
2014 26 CIN NL 340 24% 85 3 0 7 2 0 0 1.99 20 3 7 16 4 11 9 0 0 0 54 4 7% 24 6 25% 212 45 21% 20 7 35% 16 11 69% 0
4 Yrs 929 23% 206 20 0 19 7 1 4 1.43 36 4 32 29 7 22 14 0 1 0 0% 138 16 12% 74 22 30% 589 96 16% 57 28 49% 41 22 54% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2011 23 CIN NL 53 184 3.47 121 67.2% 19.0% 14.9% 33.1% 33.1% 81.0% 6.3% 54.4% 81.6% 45.3% 5.7% 3 0 13.2% 7 3 3.8% 2 2 2 8 20.0% 0 0 0
2012 24 CIN NL 184 683 3.71 426 63.9% 22.5% 17.4% 28.9% 31.2% 77.5% 6.2% 49.5% 77.6% 41.8% 6.0% 11 1 16.3% 30 14 5.4% 10 5 9 24 27.3% 0 0 0
2013 25 CIN NL 352 1300 3.69 836 64.9% 21.1% 16.4% 30.6% 31.9% 78.9% 2.6% 51.2% 79.2% 37.2% 4.0% 14 0 11.9% 42 21 8.8% 31 18 11 50 18.0% 0 0 0
2014 26 CIN NL 340 1316 3.87 827 63.3% 24.2% 23.0% 25.4% 27.4% 75.8% 1.8% 48.0% 69.7% 25.9% 4.1% 14 1 13.5% 46 17 7.9% 27 17 13 65 16.7% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 929 3483 3.75 2210 64.2% 22.4% 19.0% 28.5% 30.2% 77.6% 3.2% 49.8% 75.6% 34.4% 4.5% 42 2 13.5% 125 55 7.5% 70 42 35 147 19.2% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.7% 15.8% 27.1% 29.4% 72.3% 1.4% 46.2% 78.1% 26.9% 4.7% 13.9% 8.4% 24.1%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 23 18 53 50 5 9 3 0 2 6 0 0 3 10 .180 .226 .360 .586 56 18 1 0 0 0 1
2012 24 72 237 215 22 44 11 0 7 20 1 1 20 43 .205 .274 .353 .628 67 76 3 1 0 1 5
2013 25 175 589 538 53 121 24 0 16 62 1 3 44 104 .225 .282 .359 .641 74 193 12 1 0 6 9
2014 26 263 929 841 94 206 45 0 36 125 2 6 72 182 .245 .308 .427 .735 101 359 16 8 0 8 12

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2011 23 18 53 50 5 9 3 0 2 6 0 3 10 .180 .226 .360 .586 4 18
2012 24 54 185 166 17 36 8 0 5 14 1 17 33 .217 .292 .355 .647 17 54
2013 25 103 357 327 34 81 14 0 9 46 0 25 61 .248 .297 .373 .670 37 103
2014 26 88 347 308 45 90 22 0 21 69 1 30 78 .292 .366 .568 .934 62 88
4 Yrs 263 942 851 101 216 47 0 37 135 2 75 182 .254 .317 .439 .757 120 263
162 Game Avg. 162 580 524 62 133 29 0 23 83 1 46 112 .254 .317 .439 .757 74 263



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Offensive WARs c a p y
2014 NL  3.8 (9th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2014 NL  20 (10th)

AB per HR s c a p y
2014 NL  15.2 (6th)**

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2014 NL  33.14 (4th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
2014 NL  3.4 (3rd)

                           
A ** by the stat's value indicates the player had fewer than the required number of at bats or plate appearances for the BA, OBP, SLG or OPS title that year. In order to rank the player, the necessary number of hitless at bats were added to the player's season total. The value printed here is their actual value and not the value used to rank them, therefore some numbers may appear out of order. Requirements to qualify for rate stats.
Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 4 (1904), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 3 (1827), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Catcher (381st), 3.2 career WAR/3.2 7yr-peak WAR/3.2 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

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