Mesoraco is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Phillies. Mesoraco will stick on the bench for a third straight game as Kevin Plawecki, who went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in Wednesday's win, picks up another start behind the dish. The backstop is hitting just .220/.302/.381 through 74 games this season.
Mesoraco is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Orioles. Mesoraco will give way to Kevin Plawecki behind the dish after going 1-for-4 in Monday's loss to the Yankees. The backstop is hitting .220/.302/.381 across 74 games with the Reds and Mets this season.
Mesoraco is out of the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Marlins. Mesoraco hasn't start back-to-back games behind the plate since July 23-24, as Kevin Plawecki draws the start Sunday. Not helping matters is that Mesoraco is slashing .174/.310/.304 over 29 plate appearances in that span.
Mesoraco is not in the lineup against Miami on Friday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports. Mesoraco will take a seat after going 0-for-2 with three walks during Wednesday's game versus the Reds. In his stead, Kevin Plawecki will handle the catching duties and bat eighth.
Mesoraco is not in the lineup Monday against the Reds. Mesoraco won't get the chance to start against his former team in the first game of the series. Kevin Plawecki will get the nod behind the plate.
|vs NOLA (CAREER)||0/8||.000||0||0||0||1||0|