Melky Mesa RF TOR 10 Months

Blue Jays acquired OF Melky Mesa from the Royals for cash considerations; assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo.

Mesa had a promising .284/.346/.527 batting line with five home runs and 10 RBI through 23 games this season at Triple-A Omaha. The 27-year-old outfielder will function as organizational depth now for the Jays.

Melky Mesa RF TOR Oct 09 '79

Royals signed OF Melky Mesa to a minor league contract.

He'll receive an invitation to spring training as well, where he'll compete for a reserve outfielder role. The 26-year-old slashed .261/.295/.452 with 13 homers, 39 RBI and 13 swipes in 84 games at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in 2013, and went 5-for-13 during his brief audition with the Yankees.

Melky Mesa RF TOR Jun 12 '79

Yankees designated OF Melky Mesa for assignment.

Mesa has hit only .261/.295/.452 with 13 homers and 13 steals at the Triple-A level this season. He's got some pop and speed and is just 26, so it's possible he'll draw some interest on waivers.

Melky Mesa RF TOR May 13 '79

Yankees optioned OF Melky Mesa to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Mesa will head back down to the minors now that Curtis Granderson is ready to come off the DL. The 26-year-old went 5-for-13 (.385) with two doubles and one RBI during his brief stint with the big club.

Melky Mesa RF TOR Apr 30 '79

Yankees recalled OF Melky Mesa from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Mesa made his made league debut with the Yankees earlier this season and has a .249/.277/.424 batting line at the Triple-A level. Thomas Neal has also been recalled to provide outfield depth.

Melky Mesa RF TOR Jan 07 '79

Yankees optioned OF Melky Mesa to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Mesa batted .228 (13-for-57) with three home runs, 10 RBI and three stolen bases in 25 games this spring. The 26-year-old will serve as outfield depth in the minor leagues.

Melky Mesa RF TOR Dec 26 '78

Melky Mesa hit a grand slam off Mike Zagurski of the Pirates in Sunday's win.

Mesa, a native of the Dominican Republic, backed out of the World Baseball Classic earlier this month in order to help his chances of making the Yankees. He still has a shot of being carried as a reserve, but it's not a very good one. To go along with his three homers this spring, he has a .183 average and 13 strikeouts in 43 at-bats.

Melky Mesa RF TOR Dec 11 '78

Melky Mesa has withdrawn from the World Baseball Classic.

Melky Mesa RF TOR Dec 09 '78

Melky Mesa went 2-for-3 and hit a three-run homer off the Astros' Sam Demel on Thursday.

Mesa is now competing for a spot on the Yankees with Curtis Granderson down. He's also battling to be the Dominican Rebublic's left fielder in the World Baseball Classic. The 26-year-old hit .264/.325/.480 between Double- and Triple-A last year.

Melky Mesa RF TOR Jun 23 '78

Yankees recalled OF Melky Mesa from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The move was made prior to Tuesday's game. Mesa, 25, batted .264/.325/.480 with 23 home runs, 67 RBI, 22 stolen bases and an .805 OPS over 121 games this season between Double- and Triple-A. He'll be used as a reserve outfielder and pinch-runner during the stretch run.