Devin Mesoraco
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 229LBS | Age: 35
Draft: 2007 | Rd: 1, #15, Cincinnati Reds | Punxsutawney Area (PA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 55 50 2 7 0 0 .140 .218 .160 .378
2017 165 141 17 30 6 1 .213 .321 .390 .711
2018 274 244 24 54 11 0 .221 .303 .398 .701
8 Seasons 1,574 1,402 152 325 58 4 .232 .309 .406 .715
AVG HR SB OPS
2016 .140 0 0 .378
2017 .213 6 1 .711
2018 .221 11 0 .701
8 Seasons .232 58 4 .715
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Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 27 199 36 1 2.8 2.0 83.1 105.6 18.0 16.7 .153 .260 .241 .240 .224 19.4 17.6 9.8
2016 28 200 40 0 0.0 0.0 83.1 107.5 8.9 32.5 .222 .285 .181 .263 .275 17.5 18.2 9.1
2017 29 671 104 6 5.8 3.6 83.4 107.2 17.4 32.7 .210 .359 .312 .305 .329 26.9 23.0 10.9
2018 30 1067 193 12 6.2 4.4 86.6 109.0 20.6 26.9 .211 .370 .302 .290 .314 28.5 19.0 9.1
Player 2137 373 19 5.1 3.5 85.0 109.0 18.2 28.2 .207 .348 .287 .287 .306 26.0 20.0 9.7
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 47.2 25.0 8.3 19.4 55.6 33.3 11.1 8.3 33.3 36.1 8.3 8.3 2.8 2.0
2016 47.5 10.0 32.5 10.0 55.0 35.0 10.0 5.0 40.0 17.5 30.0 5.0 0.0 0.0
2017 41.3 23.1 25.0 10.6 45.2 38.5 16.3 6.7 33.7 28.8 20.2 4.8 5.8 3.6
2018 37.3 27.5 19.2 16.1 46.6 32.1 21.2 2.1 30.1 37.3 19.7 4.7 6.2 4.4
Player 40.5 24.1 21.2 14.2 48.0 34.3 17.7 4.3 32.4 32.7 19.8 5.1 5.1 3.5
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.0 4 355 33.3 89 .222 .494 .337 14.1 13.5 15.0 .214 .477 .320 31.4
2018 Slider -0.6 -1 215 20.1 54 .224 .388 .302 39.8 29.6 23.5 .229 .371 .296 18.2
2018 Sinker -0.4 -1 181 17.0 44 .270 .351 .341 10.5 13.6 17.6 .224 .335 .315 32.3
2018 Curveball -2.7 -3 131 12.3 29 .074 .074 .110 30.8 31.0 22.5 .171 .199 .200 27.8
2018 Changeup 6.0 5 89 8.3 27 .423 .731 .500 26.4 18.5 19.2 .238 .349 .275 38.1
2018 Cutter 0.2 0 70 6.6 23 .105 .211 .230 20.0 8.7 11.1 .164 .276 .276 17.6
2018 Split-Finger -4.3 -1 23 2.2 4 .000 .000 .000 27.3 50.0 15.4 .168 .255 .183 50.0
2018 Sweeper -8.4 0 3 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 0.0 0.0 .187 .215 .169 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 1 211 31.4 50 .233 .465 .351 19.6 16.0 14.0 .231 .395 .326 28.6
2017 Sinker -1.1 -2 148 22.1 34 .185 .481 .362 15.9 8.8 7.7 .243 .480 .381 37.5
2017 Changeup -0.9 -1 80 11.9 23 .263 .368 .348 33.3 26.1 24.0 .211 .302 .304 23.1
2017 Slider -1.0 -1 78 11.6 17 .294 .471 .329 39.4 41.2 24.1 .226 .359 .247 10.0
2017 Curveball -5.4 -4 78 11.6 18 .118 .176 .158 27.3 38.9 25.9 .140 .203 .174 10.0
2017 Cutter -4.0 -2 51 7.6 15 .154 .231 .190 32.1 26.7 36.4 .172 .349 .265 30.0
2017 Split-Finger 2.6 0 15 2.2 4 .333 .333 .400 50.0 50.0 22.2 .220 .242 .324 100.0
2017 Knuckleball 11.3 1 7 1.0 2 .000 .000 .800 0.0 0.0 0.0 .040 .056 .370 0.0
2017 Slurve 25.5 1 3 0.4 2 .000 .000 .350 100.0 50.0 50.0 -- -- .350 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 52 180 -3 0 1 1 -1
2012 179 665 -7 -10 5 2 -10
2013 349 1,295 -5 -14 4 3 -11
2014 436 1,713 35 -7 7 8 44
2015 51 199 -3 -3 1 1 -3
2016 55 199 -4 -6 1 0 -8
2017 165 671 -8 -6 3 4 -7
2018 271 1,067 -4 -6 8 4 2
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 199 45.2 70.0 79.4 26.6 82.8 42.7 37.3 46.2 19.6 7.0 71.4
2016 200 48.5 61.9 88.3 27.2 71.4 41.0 34.5 44.0 17.0 7.5 86.7
2017 671 45.6 68.0 83.2 32.1 58.1 38.7 32.7 48.4 25.8 8.0 75.9
2018 1,067 50.0 68.7 82.3 27.2 62.8 43.1 30.7 48.0 22.7 7.8 79.5
Player 2,137 48.1 68.0 82.8 28.7 63.6 41.5 32.3 47.6 22.9 7.8 78.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 45 42
2016 54 45
2017 55 25
2018 66 23
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 21.3 6 6.2 0 4 3 4 66.7
2018 23.2 11 11.7 -1 3 8 6 54.5
Player 22.5 17 17.9 -1 7 11 10 58.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 6 7 7 5 7 6 8 6 5 4 7 9 7 6 5 6 5 4 7 5 6 7 7 7 5 4 6 8 8 6 5
2018 11 13 10 9 14 11 14 11 13 9 13 15 11 10 10 11 9 11 12 15 11 13 15 12 8 10 10 14 11 15 11
Player 17 20 17 14 21 17 22 17 18 13 20 24 18 16 15 17 14 15 19 20 17 20 22 19 13 14 16 22 19 21 16
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-  
Exit Velocity 83.1 83.1 0.0 83.4 0.3 86.6 3.2
Launch Angle 18.0 8.9 -9.1 17.4 8.5 20.6 3.2
Barrel % 2.8 0.0 -2.8 5.8 5.8 6.2 0.4
Hard Hit % 19.4 17.5 -1.9 26.9 9.4 28.5 1.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 16.7 32.5 15.8 32.7 0.2 26.9 -5.8
xBA .153 .222 0.069 .210 -0.012 .211 0.001
BA .178 .140 -0.038 .213 0.073 .221 0.008
xwOBA .240 .263 0.023 .305 0.042 .290 -0.015
wOBA .241 .181 -0.060 .312 0.131 .302 -0.010
xSLG .260 .285 0.025 .359 0.074 .370 0.011
SLG .244 .160 -0.084 .390 0.230 .398 0.008
K% 17.6 18.2 0.6 23.0 4.8 19.0 -4.0
BB% 9.8 9.1 -0.7 10.9 1.8 9.1 -1.8
Swing % 46.2 44.0 -2.2 48.4 4.4 48.0 -0.4
Whiff% 19.6 17.0 -2.6 25.8 8.8 22.7 -3.1
In Zone % 45.2 48.5 3.3 45.6 -2.9 50.0 4.4
Out of Zone % 54.8 51.5 -3.3 54.4 2.9 50.0 -4.4
Out of Zone Swing % 26.6 27.2 0.6 32.1 4.9 27.2 -4.9
First Pitch Swing % 37.3 34.5 -2.8 32.7 -1.8 30.7 -2.0
First Pitch Strike % 68.6 65.5 -3.1 61.8 -3.7 57.7 -4.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 53 34 64.2 .092 .241
2017 Shifts R 165 26 15.8 .311 .318
2018 Shifts R 271 111 41.0 .347 .238
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

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