Great article by C. Trent.
full article:Mesoraco has fallen down prospect lists, but to the people who have seen him every day this spring, Mesoraco's strides have been huge.
"This year one of the biggest transitions I've seen in this camp and any camp is the improvements he's made defensively. Mike Stefanski and Pat Kelly get a ton of credit, but Mesoraco gets all the credit because he's made the adjustments and he works hard," said Louisville manager Rick Sweet, a former big league catcher. "I see him working in the cage, I'd get done at the end of the day and walk by the cage and he'd be in there catching off the machine. He'd catch regular strikes working on his framing, take a ball like he's blocking home plate, he'd be in there 20-30 minutes, but he's made tremendous improvement.
This is a big year for Mesoraco. If his bat can improve as much as his defense has in the last year then he'll jump right back up in the prospect rankings.