Skip to main content

Mesoraco named Reds' Minor League Player of the Year

December 3, 2010

Punxsy's Devin Mesoraco was named the Cincinnati Reds' Minor League Player of the Year Friday night at Redsfest in Cincinnati. (Photo submitted)

CINCINNATI — The 2010 success of Punxsy native Devin Mesoraco has earned the baseball player some Cincinnati Reds hardware.

Mesoraco, who swiftly advanced from Class A to Class AAA this past summer, won the Chief Bender Award as the franchise's Minor League Player of the Year for 2010 at Redsfest Friday night in Cincinnati.

Mesoraco, a 2007 first-round draft pick of the Reds, started the year at the Class A Advanced Lynchburg Hillcats. After hitting .335 with 10 home runs and 31 RBIs through 43 games, he was promoted to the Class AA Carolina Mudcats.

With the Mudcats, the catcher batted .294 with 13 home runs and 31 RBIs during 56 games before advancing to the Class AAA Louisville Bats.

Mesoraco concluded the season with the Bats, hitting three home runs and registering 13 RBIs during 14 regular-season games.

During his first game with the Bats, the slugger hit a walk-off grand slam to the delight of the Louisville crowd.

His 2010 numbers include a .302 average, 26 home runs, 75 RBIs, 25 doubles and 71 runs scored. His OPS (on-base plus slugging) was .964.

View more articles in:
The following Memorial Day events will be taking place on Memorial Day in Punxsutawney and the surrounding areas: 10:30...
With the Chucks baseball team set to face off against Bradford for the District IX title this evening, we felt it would...
Friday, the members of the Chucks track team who qualified for States posed for a picture with Head...
The Chucks baseball team claimed the District IX title with a 4-1 win over Bradford on Thursday...
On Thursday, the Punxsy Chucks baseball team will square off against the Bradford Owls in a 5:30 p....

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes