The 24-year-old product from Azua, Domincan Republic has spent the last five seasons in the Colorado Rockies and Oakland Athletics farm system.
In 2012 with the A’s, Mesa collectively hit .255 with 93 hits, 12 doubles, seven triples and four home runs over 102 games between the single-A and double-A squads. Once on base, Mesa was a weapon on the base paths with 25 stolen bases in 29 attempts.
Throughout his career, Mesa has hit .279 in over 1,300 at-bats, with 387 hits, 65 doubles and 25 triples. In 370 games, he has stolen 80 bases in 104 attempts, successfully robbing the opposing team of an additional base 77-percent of the time.
The 2010 season was Mesa’s standout year when he was selected as a South Atlantic League (SAL) Mid-Season All-Star, SAL All Star Game Top Star, SAL Post Season All-Star and Milb.com Organization All-Star with the Asheville Tourists. That year he produced 146 hits, including 33 doubles and nine triples, batting .302 with 29 stolen bases in 117 games.