San Diego Padres
    Francisco Mejía
    Francisco Mejía
    #27 | Francisco Mejía
    Healthy
    Catcher | San Diego Padres
    Bats / Throws Both / Right
    Date of Birth 10/27/1995
    Height, Weight 5'10", 180 lbs
    From Bani, DOM
    College None
    Drafted 2012
    Salary --
    Nationality Dominican Republic DOM
    2019 Season
    HR
    7
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    RBI
    18
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    AVG
    .277
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    BIOGRAPHY  
    Bats / Throws Both / Right
    Date of Birth 10/27/1995
    Height, Weight 5'10", 180 lbs
    From Bani, DOM
    College None
    Drafted 2012
    Salary --
    Nationality Dominican Republic DOM
    RotowireAug 20, 10:22a ET

    News

    Mejia went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's win against the Reds.

    Impact

    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.

    RotowireAug 18, 10:58a ET

    News

    Mejia is not in Sunday's lineup against the Phillies.

    Impact

    He has hit .463 with two home runs in 13 games this month. Austin Hedges will start behind the dish and hit eighth.

    RotowireAug 15, 9:19a ET

    News

    Mejia went 2-for-3 with a walk and scored twice in Wednesday's win over the Rays.

    Impact

    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.

    RotowireAug 13, 6:20p ET

    News

    Mejia isn't starting Tuesday's game against the Rays.

    Impact

    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.

    RotowireAug 12, 9:27a ET

    News

    Mejia went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and a double in Sunday's loss to Colorado.

    Impact

    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.