|Bats / Throws||Both / Right|
|Date of Birth||10/27/1995|
|Height, Weight||5'10", 180 lbs|
Mejia went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's win against the Reds.
Mejia clanged a Trevor Bauer cutter off the right field foul pole in the fourth inning for his seventh homer of the season. The 23-year-old has seized the starting catcher position in San Diego with a scorching August in which he has slashed .444/.468/.733 with three long balls and 10 runs scored through 14 games.
Mejia is not in Sunday's lineup against the Phillies.
He has hit .463 with two home runs in 13 games this month. Austin Hedges will start behind the dish and hit eighth.
Mejia went 2-for-3 with a walk and scored twice in Wednesday's win over the Rays.
Mejia walked in his first at-bat and subsequently came around to score San Diego's first run, then crossed the plate again after rapping a single in the fourth inning. The 23-year-old has now notched seven multi-hit games during a red-hot August in which he has slashed .515/.529/.758 with a pair of homers in 33 at-bats.
Mejia isn't starting Tuesday's game against the Rays.
Mejia is in line for a day off, opening the door for Austin Hedges to draw the start behind the dish and bat eighth. Mejia is batting .517 with two home runs, three RBI and a stolen base over nine games in August.
Mejia went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and a double in Sunday's loss to Colorado.
Mejia got the Padres on the board with a solo shot off German Marquez in the second inning and went on to collect two more hits in the contest to register his fifth straight multi-hit game. Over that span, he has batted a remarkable .650 (13-for-20) with a pair of homers and three RBI.