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AL East Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
97-61 7-3 L1
90-69 6-4 W3
86-73 4-6 L2
82-77 4-6 W1
75-84 3-7 L3

2022 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .245 6 31 .652 0

Top Francisco Mejia News

  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Not starting Wednesday

    Mejia isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Guardians.

    Mejia has lost out on playing time recently and will be out of the lineup for the fourth time in the last five games. Christian Bethancourt is starting behind the plate and batting seventh.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: On bench Tuesday

    Mejia is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Guardians.

    Mejia has started five of the last 12 games. Christian Bethancourt, who has started six of the last 12 games, will start behind the dish and bat seventh.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Sitting Sunday

    Mejia is not in Sunday's lineup against the Blue Jays.

    Mejia is in a 4-for-27 (.148 AVG) slump over his last nine games. Christian Bethancourt will start behind the dish, hitting seventh.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Not starting Friday

    Mejia isn't in the lineup for Friday's game against the Blue Jays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Mejia will hand off catching duties to Christian Bethancourt, who will bat seventh as the two backstops continue to alternate starts.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Takes seat Wednesday

    Mejia isn't starting Wednesday against the Astros, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Mejia went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts Tuesday and will retreat to the bench for the third time in the last four games. Rene Pinto is starting behind the dish and batting eighth.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Sits in favor of Bethancourt

    Mejia is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Astros, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Mejia will take a seat for the second game in a row while Christian Bethancourt continues to push him for playing time at catcher. Since Mejia returned from a stint on the injured list Aug. 5, he's started 22 games behind the plate compared to Bethancourt's 19.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Out of Sunday's lineup

    Mejia is not in Sunday's lineup against the Rangers, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

    Mejia is hitting .321 with four doubles in nine games this month. Christian Bethancourt is starting at catcher and hitting sixth Sunday.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Doubles twice, drives in two

    Mejia went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI on Friday against the Rangers.

    Mejia accounted for the majority of the Rays' offense by delivering an RBI single in the second inning, followed by a run-scoring double four frames later. The performance ended a three-game hitless stretch, spanning 10 at-bats. For the season, Mejia has maintained a .260/.280/.408 line across 271 plate appearances.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Not starting Wednesday

    Mejia isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Blue Jays, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

    Mejia has alternated starts behind the dish recently and will retreat to the bench after he went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout in Tuesday's nightcap. Christian Bethancourt is starting at catcher and batting seventh.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Out of lineup

    Mejia will sit Friday against the Yankees, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

    Mejia has gone 6-for-11 over his last four games but nonetheless finds himself sitting for the third time in five contests. Christian Bethancourt will start behind the plate.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Sits for third time in four games

    Mejia is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Red Sox, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Mejia will sit for the third time in four games while Christian Bethancourt gets another turn behind the dish. The Rays haven't yet indicated that Bethancourt is their preferred option behind the plate, but expect a roughly even timeshare between the two backstops to remain in place for the time being. Mejia hasn't bolstered his case for earning a larger share of the playing time by slashing .254/.302/.339 in 18 games since he returned from the injured list Aug. 5.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Out of Sunday's lineup

    Mejia is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Yankees, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

    Mejia went 2-for-3 with a run scored during Saturday's contest and will take a seat for the series finale. Christian Bethancourt will work behind the plate and bat seventh Sunday.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Not starting Friday

    Mejia will be on the bench Friday against the Yankees, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

    Mejia sits after starting two straight games. Christian Bethancourt will take over behind the plate.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: On bench again

    Mejia is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Red Sox, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Mejia will take a seat for the second game in a row while Christian Bethancourt gets another turn behind the plate. The two backstops may be moving into a timeshare at the position after Mejia went 0-for-12 across his last three starts.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Riding pine Saturday

    Mejia isn't starting Saturday against the Red Sox, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

    Mejia went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts Friday against Boston and will head to the bench for the second time in the last three games. Christian Bethancourt is starting behind the plate and batting sixth.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Gets rest Thursday

    Mejia will sit Thursday versus the Angels, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

    Mejia will take a seat after he went 0-for-4 with a run scored and a strikeout in Wednesday's win. The red-hot Christian Bethancourt will replace him behind the plate and bat sixth in the series finale.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Sitting Tuesday

    Mejia is not in the starting lineup Tuesday versus the Angels, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Mejia will get a breather after he went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in Monday's series opener. Christian Bethancourt will take over at catcher and bat eighth against Los Angeles.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Gets maintenance day

    Mejia is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Christian Bethancourt will step in behind the dish while Mejia is likely getting some routine maintenance for the afternoon game. Mejia caught both of the last two games, going 2-for-8 with a run scored.

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  • Rays' Francisco Mejia: Takes seat Thursday

    Mejia isn't starting Thursday against the Royals, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.

    Mejia is in the midst of a six-game hit streak in which he's slashed .391/.440/.565 with four doubles, four RBI and three runs. However, he'll get a breather Thursday while Christian Bethancourt starts behind the plate and bats seventh.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-10, 180 lbs
Birthplace: Bani, Dominican Republic
Age: 26
Experience: 3
Bats/Throws: S, R