Ernesto Mejia

Ernesto Mejia #59

  • 1B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/260

Ernesto Mejia does not have any MLB stats for the 2014 season

Ernesto Mejia Bio

  • Full Name: Ernesto Antonio Mejia
  • Pronunciation: meh-HEE-uh
  • Born: 12/2/1985 in Guanare, Venezuela
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Ernesto Mejia does not have any MLB stats for the 2014 season

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Awards

Ernesto Mejia Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Atlanta NL
2012 Atlanta NL
2013 Atlanta NL

INT Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Gwinnett INT

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Gwinnett INT
2013 Gwinnett INT

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/21/2012 Gwinnett INT
04/07/2014 Gwinnett INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Gwinnett INT

SOU Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/11/2011 Mississippi SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Mississippi SOU

CAR Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/05/2008 Myrtle Beach CAR

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Myrtle Beach CAR

CAR Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Myrtle Beach CAR

VWL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2009 Zulia LVBP
2012 Zulia LVBP

Ernesto Mejia Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 26, 2014 Atlanta Braves released 1B Ernesto Mejia.
March 26, 2014 Atlanta Braves optioned 1B Ernesto Mejia to Gwinnett Braves.
October 12, 2013 Ernesto Mejia roster status changed by Atlanta Braves.
March 15, 2013 Atlanta Braves optioned 1B Ernesto Mejia to Gwinnett Braves.
November 2, 2012 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of Ernesto Mejia from Gwinnett Braves.
August 25, 2012 Ernesto Mejia roster status changed by Gwinnett Braves.
August 22, 2012 Gwinnett Braves placed 1B Ernesto Mejia on the temporarily inactive list.
April 4, 2012 1B Ernesto Mejia assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
March 11, 2012 Ernesto Mejia assigned to Atlanta Braves.
November 22, 2011 Atlanta Braves invited non-roster 1B Ernesto Mejia to spring training.
December 13, 2010 Mississippi Braves signed free agent Ernesto Mejia.
November 6, 2010 DH Ernesto Mejia elected free agency.
July 17, 2010 DH Ernesto Mejia assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
April 1, 2010 Ernesto Mejia assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Kansas City Royals.
December 11, 2009 Kansas City Royals signed free agent 1B Ernesto Mejia to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 1B Ernesto Mejia elected free agency.
August 24, 2009 1B Ernesto Mejia assigned to Mississippi Braves from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
August 18, 2009 Ernesto Mejia roster status changed by Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
July 25, 2009 Myrtle Beach Pelicans placed 1B Ernesto Mejia on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 23, 2009. Right wrist injury.
July 12, 2009 1B Ernesto Mejia assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from GCL Braves.
July 2, 2009 Ernesto Mejia assigned to GCL Braves from Mississippi Braves.
April 7, 2009 Ernesto Mejia assigned to Mississippi Braves from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
March 31, 2009 Ernesto Mejia roster status changed by Mississippi Braves.

Ernesto Antonio Mejia Bio Info

Resides in Guanare, VZ...Signed by Rolando Petit.

2013

Hit a career-high 28 home runs, marking Gwinnett's new single-season home run record that was previously set at 25 HR in 2011. Led the International League with 83 RBI for the second consecutive season after driving in 92 in 2012. Selected to his second consecutive Triple-A All-Star Game and worked to a fourth-place finish in the Home Run Derby on 7/15 (four homers). Logged a team-high streak of four straight games with a home run from 4/9-13, during which he hit .388 (7-for-18) with four homers and eight RBI. Reached base safely in each of Gwinnett's first 18 games (4/5-22) while hitting .311 (19-for-61) with four doubles, seven home runs and 20 RBI. Recorded a season-high four hits and three runs on 6/1 at Lehigh Valley, ending the night 4-for-5 with three doubles and three RBI. Ended 2013 among the Gwinnett franchise leaders in doubles (first, 67), games (second, 267), home runs (second, 52) and RBI (second, 175). Hit .275 (61-for-222) in 58 games for Auguilas del Zulia of the Venezuelan Winter League, launching 13 home runs and compiling 46 RBI, both of which lead the Club.

2012 Named the International League Rookie of the Year, becoming third-straight G-Brave to win the award (Freddie Freeman, 2010 and Julio Teheran, 2011)...Named the IL's Postseason All-Star at first base, joining Freddie Freeman (2010) as G-Braves to win the first base selection since 2009. He was one of 13 players elected by fan vote and went 0-for-3...Named Gwinnett's Most Valuable Player as he led all G-Braves in multi-hit games with 44, including seven games with three hits...Finished atop the IL in RBI (92), hits (152), total bases (258) and at-bats (514). Led all Braves' farmhands in RBI and HR (24), while ranking fifth in average (.296)...Ranked among IL leaders in slugging (third, .502), XBH (third, 57), HR (tied for third, 24), games (tied for third, 133), runs (fifth, 73), doubles (sixth, 32), OPS (sixth, .849) and average (ninth, .296)...Broke Stefan Gartrell's single-season Gwinnett RBI record (91 RBI in 2011) on Aug. 29 vs. Pawtucket, driving in an IL-best 92 RBI...Homered in three straight games from June 9-11, all at Pawtucket...Reached base safely in first 17 games with GWI from April 5-24 while hitting .288 (19-for-66)...Appeared in 61 games for Aguilas del Zulia of the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .298 (73-for-245) with 12 doubles, 16 home runs and 48 RBI. 2011 Signed with the Braves as a minor-league free agent prior to the season...Hit an organization-best 26 home runs and 99 RBI, while also ranking seventh among Braves minor leaguers in batting average (.297)...Led the Southern League in RBI (99) and games played (137) while also ranking among SL leaders in home runs (third, 26), total bases (third, 265), extra-base hits (third, 64), OPS (third, .906), hits (fourth, 148), doubles (fifth, 37), runs (tied-fifth, 82) and slugging (fifth, .531)...Garnered Southern League Player of the Week honors for the week ending 7/11 (.462, three 2B, two HR, nine RBI, nine R)...Named to the Southern League Post-Season All-Star team thanks to an impressive second half in which he batted .320 (83-for-259) with 23 doubles, 17 home runs, 64 RBI and 52 runs...Appeared in 62 games for Aguilas del Zuila of the Venezuelan Winter League during the offseason, hitting .282 (64-for-227) with 20 doubles, 10 home runs and 49 RBI. 2010 Spent the year as a member of the Royals organization...Hit a combined .276 (119-for-431) with 16 home runs and 69 RBI during stints with Wilmington and Northwest Arkansas. 2009 Missed the entire first half of the season due to injuries, not debuting until early July for the Gulf Coast Braves... played in just 36 combined games at three levels...Competed for Aguilas del Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season and hit .292 with a league-leading 14 home runs and 41 RBI in 57 games, leading his club to the playoffs while being named both the MVP and the Rookie the Year, the first player to accomplish both in the same season....Followed his spectacular regular season in the Winter League by hitting .370 with 5 doubles, 5 home runs and 16 RBI in 14 playoff games, as Aguilas fell shy of the Championship series. 2008 Played in a Myrtle Beach (Advanced-A) team-high 131 games...Led all of minor league baseball with 47 doubles and ranked second with 73 extra-base hits...His 47 doubles and 93 runs also led the Braves organization and the MB Pelicans...Also led Myrtle Beach in hits, home runs, at-bats (519) and hit by pitches (13)...Led the Carolina League with 21 home runs (third among Braves minor leaguers), 47 doubles (first among Braves minor leaguers) and 93 RBI (second among Braves minor leaguers), 73 extra-base hits, was third with 142 hits and fourth with a .505 on-base percentage...Tied for seventh among Braves farmhands with 142 hits and was eighth with an .829 OPS...Named to the mid-season and postseason CL All-Star team...Batted .284 (85-for-299) before the break and .259 (57- for-220) after the break...Reached base safely in 27 consecutive contests via hit or walk, 5/15-6/11...Hit .314 (37-for-118) with 14 doubles, two triples, six home runs, and 25 RBI in 29 May contests en route to being named by the Braves organization as the Myrtle Beach Player of the Month...Had a 13-game hitting streak 5/29-6/11 (.308, 16-for-52)...Hit .310 (18-for-58) during a 13-game hitting streak 5/14- 27...Hit in 14 straight contests, 4/29-5/13 (.386, 22-for-57)...Had a double in eight consecutive contests, 5/1-9...Named the CL Player of the Week, week ending 5/4, after posting a .448 average with six doubles, three home runs and 13 RBI, including a career-high six-RBI game on 5/3 at SAL... 2007 Hit a combined .321 (79-for-246) with nine home runs and 48 RBIs in 65 combined games between Class A Rome and Rookie-level Danville. ... Had four consecutive two-hit games from Aug. 21-24 with Rome. ... Went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs on Aug. 24 as the designated hitter. ... Collected 37 hits in 29 games with Danville. ... Hit first and second home runs of the season on June 20-21. ... Went a career-high 6-for-6 with two triples, two RBIs and four runs scored on July 5. 2006 Batted .296 with four homers, 25 RBIs and 29 runs scored in 50 games with Rookie League Danville. ... Hit .455 with two homers and four RBIs in the Appy League Championship Series, a two-run shot in Game 1 and a solo shot in Game 3. 2005 Hit .223 with seven homers and 22 RBIs in 44 games with the Gulf Coast League Braves...Finished third in the GCL in home runs. 2004 Batted .347 with three homers and 16 RBIs in 29 games with the Dominican Summer League Braves. ... Was a DSL All-Star. 2003 Hit .238 with 10 RBIs in 44 games with the Dominican Summer League Braves.