30-Year-Old First Baseman – Free Agent
2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Ernesto Mejia in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
In a time when other NPB clubs were signing top Cuban talent, Mejia was kind of an under-the-radar signing, but he wound up leading the Pacific League in home runs with 34.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Ernesto Mejia.
Mejia has been slowly working himself through the Braves' farm system since 2005, displaying impressive power at each stop along the way. He's spent the past two seasons at Triple-A Gwinnett, and while his average fell by close to 50 points in 2013 (from .296 to .249), Mejia improved upon his walk rate and bettered his ISO from .206 to .247. He clubbed 28 home runs last season, the third straight season in which he's hit 24-plus long balls, while also swiping eight bags in 10 attempts. The 28-year-old needs to cut down on his strikeouts (27.6 K%), and Freddie Freeman is locked in at first base for Atlanta, but Mejia could be trade bait, or perhaps a bench option, for the Braves in 2014.