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