Francisco Mejia Solidifies Status As Top Catching Prospect

Indians Final Report

Best Player: C Francisco Mejia

Mejia continued to solidify his status as one of the top catching prospects in the game, and he was rewarded with a September callup to the big leagues. In 92 games at Double-A Akron, he hit .297/.346/.490 with 14 home runs had 52 RBIs.

While Mejia didn’t match his performance from a record-breaking 2016 season, when he authored a 50-game hitting streak at two Class A levels, he is a switch-hitting catcher with a strong arm who reached Double-A at age 21. He is not a finished product defensively, but the Indians can afford to be be patient as they develop Mejia.

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