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Melky MesaHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2012-2013
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PositionsCF-531, RF-153, OF-129, LF-49, 2B-32, DH-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelquisedec Mesa
Height6-1Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 31,1987 [31.025]PlaceBajos de Haina,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2003 by the New York Yankees.
Signing ScoutsVictor MataService Time0.037 (2013)
MLB DebutSeptember 22,2012 [25.234]
OrganizationsNYA [8] TOR [3] KCA [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID128307Retrosheet IDmesam001MLBAM ID444859
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed68Power86Contact13XBH84RBIs55Runs73Hitting45Durability57Team.533Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-of194014520307232233114511100.207.266.345.6115012159.276.138.214.2676.9228.304.091.8948.3340.00
2007Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-of204915327361023135395542102.235.293.386.6795915169.344.151.222.2995.3332.546.111.7851.0041.67
2008Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya21of21461221927527234143811001.221.252.467.7195714128.260.246.303.3063.1329.699.505.4717.4351.85
2009Charleston (sc) RiverdogsSALAnya24rf2213349776112247207418651168110535.225.309.423.73221051564.293.198.324.3189.0429.793.293.5524.8545.54
2010Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya29cf2312144681116219197431944129111505.260.338.475.81321249507.320.215.363.3548.6825.442.933.7523.4742.24
2011Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya35cf24412121001103420000.167.412.250.6623117.250.083.417.33517.6523.531.330.000.0050.00
2011Trenton ThunderEastAAnya25cf24105386589724494618133612991115.251.329.404.73315637433.353.153.259.3258.3129.793.582.0842.8938.14
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1093985999254947191339133111115.249.332.399.73115938450.350.150.264.3258.6729.563.412.0044.2238.38
2012Trenton ThunderEastAAnya29cf258833260921811446173297560217.277.344.464.80815433369.318.187.316.3507.8620.332.593.7923.7135.87
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya512b25331261929819215174300000.230.271.524.7956618133.270.294.381.3365.2632.336.146.7714.0062.07
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1214587912126223672243611860217.264.325.480.80522051502.307.216.334.3477.1723.513.284.5819.9142.15
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya67dh-cf2532010001000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4420.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya22,29cf2684314408215313391321111250207.261.295.452.74714231332.361.191.261.3243.3133.7310.183.9224.1537.80
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya60lf26513252001011200000.385.429.538.9677214.455.153.154.4217.1414.292.000.000.0040.00
2014New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor22cf27351291733914101253340000.256.304.434.7385614138.315.178.209.3263.6223.916.602.9032.2542.42
2014Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor47rf27312131000000500000.250.250.333.5834112.429.083.083.2560.0041.670.000.000.0033.33
2014Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca22lf2723741121305101042630000.284.346.527.87339881.372.243.311.3834.9432.106.506.1714.8038.10
2014Totals for AAA-AAA         26861224405101043130000.279.333.500.83343993.380.221.279.3674.3033.337.755.3817.2037.50
2014Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         6121529571319202296470000.265.316.460.7769923231.338.195.237.3423.9027.717.113.9023.8940.35
2015New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor27cf28431742052924162165010002.299.326.443.7697715181.400.144.184.3333.3127.628.332.2143.5028.85
2015Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor11cf2861246325321142311128931202.215.259.358.6178826264.316.143.191.2684.5533.717.421.5261.5049.06
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10442052105303839321813941204.250.286.393.67916541445.353.143.188.2944.0431.247.721.8052.5039.05
2016New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor2rf29431602134715144184940001.213.267.363.6305813172.274.150.219.2744.6528.496.132.9132.0038.24
2016Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor36cf29269362771081182510002.290.353.387.740368102.397.097.183.3257.8424.513.130.000.0029.63
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         69253276114252252167450003.241.299.372.6719421274.322.131.206.2935.8427.014.631.8250.6034.43
2017Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA-3027000000000300002.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter815262002011200000.400.438.533.9718216.462.133.133.0006.2512.502.000.000.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter93934285098461903711944012547248107866719541.247.308.428.73614673463768.323.181.276.0006.5828.614.353.1628.8140.90
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter23287210921555631101215423031214013.247.289.430.71937592931.339.183.250.0004.5132.557.213.3328.1342.79
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3141181176308679361324220843362413215.261.322.424.7465011121293.335.163.253.0006.5025.994.002.7832.8136.36
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12545882118229197532947133131505.258.340.469.80921550524.318.211.365.0008.9725.382.833.6324.1142.37
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13349776112247207418651168110535.225.309.423.73221051564.293.198.324.0009.0429.793.293.5524.8545.54
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter461221927527234143811001.221.252.467.7195714128.260.246.303.0003.1329.699.505.4717.4351.85
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter892984766174635862010053202.221.280.366.64610927328.309.145.218.0006.1030.495.001.8349.6740.91
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter815262002011200000.400.438.533.9718216.462.133.133.0006.2512.502.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games16230441122410041020204100000.400.438.533.97116241324.462.133.133.0006.2512.502.000.000.0033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259188146336217622843186111317.247.308.428.73625360650.323.181.276.0006.5828.614.353.1628.8140.90

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya19OF39--625216967.9711.72------4097.576.5
2007Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya20OF47--845419389.9571.89------4995.979.7
2008Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya21OF43--4741-5251.9811.19------4693.557.3
2009Charleston (sc) Riverdogs SALAnya22CF39--884319592.9682.36------13329.328.1
2009Charleston (sc) Riverdogs SALAnya22RF82--1541543173169.9772.06------13361.759.0
2010Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23CF110--254643264260.9852.36------12190.981.5
2010Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23RF2--1---111.0000.50------1211.71.5
2011Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24CF2--7---771.0003.50------450.01.4
2011Trenton Thunder EastAAnya24RF10--281113029.9672.90------1059.57.1
2011Trenton Thunder EastAAnya24CF89--213741224220.9822.47------10584.863.1
2012Trenton Thunder EastAAnya25CF82--205811214213.9952.60------8893.257.7
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya252B32--71---71711.0002.22------3397.022.2
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya25CF1-2-------------333.30.6
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya25DH1---------------333.30.6
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya26LF4--8---881.0002.00------844.82.8
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya26RF9--9---991.0001.00------8410.76.3
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya26CF72--165411170169.9942.35------8485.750.0
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya26CF1183---331.0003.000.38-----520.00.6
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya26LF32187---771.0002.330.39-----560.01.9
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya26RF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----520.00.6
2014New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor27CF30--554-159591.0001.97------3585.721.1
2014New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor27RF1--2---221.0002.00------352.90.7
2014Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27LF16--291--30301.0001.88------2369.611.2
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor27RF3--10-1-1110.9093.33------3100.02.1
2014Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27RF8--12---12121.0001.50------2334.85.6
2015New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28CF26--763128079.9883.04------4360.518.6
2015New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28RF9--17-1-1817.9441.89------4320.96.4
2015New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28LF7--12---12121.0001.71------4316.35.0
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor28CF41--98311102101.9902.46------6167.228.5
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor28RF16--30-2-3230.9381.88------6126.211.1
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor28LF3--2---221.0000.67------614.92.1
2016New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor29LF12--232--25251.0002.08------4327.98.5
2016New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor29RF8--201--21211.0002.63------4318.65.6
2016New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor29CF19--411--42421.0002.21------4344.213.4
2016Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor29LF4--7---771.0001.75------2615.42.8
2016Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor29CF19--354-139391.0002.05------2673.113.2
2016Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor29RF4--6---661.0001.50------2615.42.8
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF32187---771.0002.330.39-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF21103---331.0001.500.30-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----10.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF132--2981123311309.9942.34------1320.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF40--67-3-7067.9571.68------400.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B32--71---71711.0002.22------320.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF27--461--47471.0001.74------270.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF246--5902365619613.9902.49------2460.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF28--672217169.9722.46------280.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF19--352--37371.0001.95------190.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF112--261643271267.9852.38------1120.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF82--1541543173169.9772.06------820.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF39--884319592.9682.36------390.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF43--4741-5251.9811.19------430.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF86--1461062162156.9631.81------860.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya19---------39-
2007Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya20---------47-
2008Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya21---------43-
2009Charleston (sc) Riverdogs SALAnya22-------3982--
2010Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23-------1102--
2011Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24-------2---
2011Trenton Thunder EastAAnya24-------8910--
2012Trenton Thunder EastAAnya25-------82---
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya25---32-------
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya25-------1--1
2013Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya26------4729--
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya26------311--
2014New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor27-------301--
2014Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27------16-8--
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor27--------3--
2015New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor28------7269--
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor28------34116--
2016New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor29------12198--
2016Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor29------4194--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB242127152002144610001.185.313.259.5727232.238.074.11112.5018.751.500.000.0040.00
2012New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB251213431002001500100.231.267.308.5754115.333.077.1546.6733.335.000.000.0033.33
2013New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB262557813103103131510001.228.279.404.68323461.256.176.2634.9224.595.004.9219.0030.77
2014Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2746000000001200000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.16714.2928.572.000.000.000.00
2015Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2811000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2923210000001000000.333.500.333.833104.333.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs6610815224031445102820102.204.281.324.605357121.244.120.2048.2623.142.802.4836.0031.82

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009South Atlantic League All-Star Team (UT)1
2010Florida State League All-Star Team (OF) ... Florida State League Most Valuable Player2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2016-11-07rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2016-09-02rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2016-09-02
2016-08-24rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2016-08-24
2016-08-11rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2016-08-11
2016-08-08rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2016-08-08
2016-07-25rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2016-07-25
2016-07-11rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2016-07-11
2016-06-20rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-06-20
2016-05-29rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2016-05-29
2016-05-09rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2016-05-09
2016-04-07rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-12-02rfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2015-12-02
2015-11-18rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2015-09-01rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-09-01
2015-08-08rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)Team Roster on 2015-08-08
2015-06-24rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2015-06-24
2015-06-15rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2015-06-15
2015-06-11rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-06-11
2015-05-30rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)Team Roster on 2015-05-30
2015-05-01rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-05-01
2015-04-22rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2015-04-22
2015-04-17rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2015-04-17
2015-04-10rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)Team Roster on 2015-04-10
2015-01-12rfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2015-01-12
2014-11-08rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2014-08-08rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)Team Roster on 2014-08-08
2014-08-05rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2014-08-05
2014-06-15rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2014-06-15
2014-06-12rfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-06-12
2014-05-28rfToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)Team Roster on 2014-05-28
2014-05-26rfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YMinorsTradedTraded from Royals to Blue Jays for cash considerationsTeam Roster on 2014-05-26
2014-04-17rfKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-04-17
2013-12-30rfKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2013-12-30
2013-09-01rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Yankees  
2013-08-29rfNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2013-08-29
2013-08-02rfNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-08-02
2013-07-20lfNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-07-20
2013-03-30CFNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-03-30
2012-09-12CFNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-09-12
2012-08-02CFNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Team Roster on 2012-08-02
2012-05-25CFNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)YMinors--Team Roster on 2012-05-25
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2012New York YankeesTeam Payroll25480,000-76045-2,954,887480,000480,000
2013New York YankeesTeam Payroll26490,2000.03777335153,021,531490,000970,200
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red