Weighing risk versus reward on a young catcher depends on league size and eligibility rules. For those in one-catcher formats, the fungibility of the position lends itself towards more risk if letting the position drift. In two catcher leagues, having one solid catcher and one with potential upside makes sense. Residing on the radar at catcher for years it seems, Francisco Mejía should be in line for an expanded role with the Padres but it remains to be seen. He appeared in 79 games last season but only accrued 244 plate appearances with 27 runs, eight home runs, 22 RBI and a stolen base with a .265/.316/.438 slash line.

However, those aspiring for upside will point out his second half surge during which Mejia hit a robust...