Jordy Mercer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Source: Pirates, Jordy Mercer agree to terms on 2016 contract

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates and shortstop Jordy Mercer agreed to terms on a contract for 2016 worth $2,075,000, according to a source. By agreeing to terms, the Pirates and Mercer avoided exchanging desired salary figures at today’s 1 p.m. deadline and going to an arbitration hearing. " January 15

  • Mercer, Harrison likely to return vs. Giants, creating left-side logjam

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Clint Hurdle knows he is within days of directing traffic on the left side of the infield. The Pirates manager knows he is several dozen hours from dealing with a good problem. Hurdle revealed updated timetables Thursday for the return of Josh Harrison (thumb surgery) and Jordy Mercer (knee..." August 21

  • Mercer talks to Brewers' Gomez, sees no need for retaliation

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Jordy Mercer was half-asleep Monday night when he got a phone call from a number he didn’t recognize. “Hey, it’s Carlos Gomez,” said the voice on the other end. “I was like, ‘What? Really?’” Mercer said Thursday, speaking publicly for the first time since Gomez’s takeout slide Sunday led to..." July 24

  • Jordy Mercer out six weeks with leg contusion and MCL sprain

    Hardball Talk "UPDATE: The Pirates placed Jordy Mercer on the 15-day disabled list with a lower leg contusion and MCL sprain. As expected, Brent Morel has been called up from Triple-A Indianapolis. 9:08 AM: Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer was injured in yesterday’s loss to the Brewers when Carlos..." July 20

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    Travis Sawchik @Sawchik_Trib

    Jordy Mercer is headed back to Pittsburgh to be examined by team doctor. Hurdle did not have/reveal initial diagnosis

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    Travis Sawchik @Sawchik_Trib

    Mercer clutching left knee after Carlos Gomez took him out with slide as he tried to break up double play ... about 20 feet in front of bag

  • Jordy Mercer carted off after Carlos Gomez collides with him

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer was carted off the field Sunday after a collision with the Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez, who was attempting to break up a double play. The players collided in the second inning when Mercer was in front of the second base bag, attempting to tag Gomez,..." July 19

  • Having his job in peril nothing new to Pirates shortstop Mercer

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "On Wednesday, with scouts focused on Phillies ace Cole Hamels, who is thought to be the top pitcher available on the trade market, Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer smashed a Hamels fastball over a thatched-roof bar beyond the left-field fence at Bright House Field. The shot traveled more than 400..." March 12

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    Bill Brink @BrinkPG

    Hurdle: Mercer will get treatment and attempt baseball activities. Might be available off the bench later tonight.

  • McCutchen, Mercer lead Pirates to 5-4 win over Rangers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates have relied most of this season on a shutdown bullpen to make up for a lackluster offense. Those roles were reversed Tuesday night. The offense built a big enough lead to protect against a shaky bullpen as the Pirates held on to beat Texas 5-4 at Rangers Ballpark in..." September 11

  • Jordy Mercer returns in hurry

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Jordy Mercer had only a few hours to unpack his bags before the Pirates beckoned him back to the majors. This time, he hopes he can settle in for a little bit longer. Two days after optioning Mercer to the minors, the Pirates recalled the infielder Wednesday and placed backup shortstop John..." May 16

  • Pirates activate Walker, option Mercer to Indianapolis

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates activated second baseman Neil Walker from the disabled list and optioned infielder Jordy Mercer to Class AAA Indianapolis, the team announced this afternoon. Walker was placed on the disabled list after sustaining a deep cut to his right hand, an injury that occurred April 26 when..." May 13

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