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  • • Tigers Release Jordy Mercer, Zack Godley
    In advance of the MLB-wide roster freeze, the Tigers released veterans Jordy Mercer and Zack Godley, per Chris Hilburn-Trenkle of Baseball America. They were both in camp on minor-league pacts. Mercer, the long-time Pirates shortstop, spent the 2019 season with the Detroit organization and returned as a non-roster invitee in the past offseason. He missed a…...2020
  • • Tigers Re-Sign Jordy Mercer
    The Tigers have brought back veteran infielder Jordy Mercer on a new contract, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (Twitter link).  The deal is a minor league pact with an invitation to Detroit’s big league Spring Training camp, as per Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press (via Twitter). More analysis to come…...2020
  • • Tigers place Josh Harrison on IL, select Harold Castro
    The Tigers announced Tuesday that they’ve placed second baseman Josh Harrison on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to April 27, due to a left shoulder contusion. In his place, the club has selected the contract of infielder Harold Castro. Lefty Matt Moore was moved from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day injured list in a corresponding 40-man roster move. Harrison, 31, inked a one-year deal ...2019
  • • Tigers To Place Jordy Mercer On Injured List
    The Tigers will place shortstop Jordy Mercer on the 10-day injured list because of a right quad strain, the team announced. They’ll make a corresponding move Sunday, Chris McCosky of the Detroit News tweets. This injury continues a rough start to the season for Mercer, a longtime Pirate who joined the Tigers for a guaranteed…...2019
  • • Tigers to place SS Jordy Mercer on injured list
    The Tigers will place shortstop Jordy Mercer on the 10-day injured list because of a right quad strain, the team announced. They’ll make a corresponding move Sunday, Chris McCosky of the Detroit News tweets. This injury continues a rough start to the season for Mercer, a longtime Pirate who joined the Tigers for a guaranteed $5.25M in free agency. While the 32-year-old has never posed much of a th...2019
  • • Offseason In Review: Detroit Tigers
    This is the first post of MLBTR’s annual Offseason in Review series, in which we take stock of every team’s winter dealings. It was another low-key winter in Motown as the Tigers continued their rebuild process. Major League Signings Tyson Ross, SP: One year, $5.75MM Jordy Mercer, SS: One year, $5.25MM Matt Moore, SP: One…...2019
  • • The Detroit Tigers' offseason reviewed
    This is the first post of MLBTR’s annual Offseason in Review series, in which we take stock of every team’s winter dealings. It was another low-key winter in Motown as the Tigers continued their rebuild process. Major League Signings Tyson Ross, SP: One year, $5.75M Jordy Mercer, SS: One year, $5.25M Matt Moore, SP: One year, $2.5M Josh Harrison, 2B/3B/OF: One year, $2M Total spend: $15.5M Trades ...2019
  • • Greene, Mercer serve fans at Caravan stop
    Shane Greene and Jordy Mercer were straightening their Tigers jerseys and National Coney Island hats when they were offered some last-minute advice before their shift waiting tables at the Tigers Winter Caravan on Friday morning....2019
  • • Tigers aiming to round roster for '19 season
    The Tigers were one of the busier teams in early December with one-year contracts for Matt Moore, Tyson Ross and Jordy Mercer, but they still have work to do before Spring Training opens in February....2018
  • • Mercer embracing stopgap role with Tigers
    As a veteran shortstop on a one-year contract, Jordy Mercer knows he faces a similar situation in Detroit, where the Tigers signed him to give prospects Willi Castro and Sergio Alcantara another year to develop. Mercer embraces the role....2018

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  • • Tigers To Place Jordy Mercer On Injured List
    The Tigers will place shortstop Jordy Mercer on the 10-day injured list because of a right quad strain, the team announced. They’ll make a corresponding move Sunday, Chris McCosky of the Detroit News tweets. This injury continues a rough start to the season for Mercer, a longtime Pirate who joined the Tigers for a guaranteed…...2019
  • • Tigers to place SS Jordy Mercer on injured list
    The Tigers will place shortstop Jordy Mercer on the 10-day injured list because of a right quad strain, the team announced. They’ll make a corresponding move Sunday, Chris McCosky of the Detroit News tweets. This injury continues a rough start to the season for Mercer, a longtime Pirate who joined the Tigers for a guaranteed $5.25M in free agency. While the 32-year-old has never posed much of a th...2019
  • • Cervelli ready for game action with foot feeling better
    Pittsburgh had four players dinged up in Thursday's series finale at Marlins Park, and three of them have returned to the starting lineup. Andrew McCutchen (sore right thumb) came back Friday, Jordy Mercer (bruised left elbow) returned Saturday and catcher Francisco Cervelli was back in the starting lineup Monday night after sitting out all weekend with a badly bruised right foot....2016
  • • Jung Ho Kang Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Hand and Return
    2016
  • • Hard slide by Chris Coghlan ends Jung Ho Kang’s season
    The Pittsburgh Pirates were dealt a massive blow on Thursday when a hard slide into second base by Chris Coghlan of the Chicago Cubs injured Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang, fracturing his tibia and tearing his MCL. Jung Ho Kang has a torn MCL and fractured tibia. He will be out for the year. Kang batted .287 this year for Pirates. pic.twitter.com/LkxiOmNYAE — Baseball Tonight (@BBTN) September 1...2015
  • • Jung Ho Kang Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Knee and Return
    2015
  • • Jung Ho Kang Is Unsung Star of MLB's Loaded 2015 Rookie Class
    2015
  • • Rehab stints next for Mercer, Harrison
    Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer continue making remarkable recoveries from serious injuries, and next week they will embark on Minor League rehab assignments that will bring them a big step closer to rejoining the Bucs' playoff drive....2015
  • • Cubs Hot Streak Sets Stage for Rough Dogfight in NL Wild-Card Race
    2015
  • • Brewers trade Aramis Ramirez to the Pirates
    Having been in the for infield help after losing Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer to injuries that will likely keep both out until September, the Pittsburgh Pirates added a solid veteran presence on Thursday. Media reports indicated earlier in the day that Pittsburgh was on the verge of acquiring former All-Star third baseman Aramis Ramirez from the Milwaukee Brewers. Those reports were just officia...2015

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Jordy Mercer trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Tigers Re-Sign Jordy Mercer
    The Tigers have brought back veteran infielder Jordy Mercer on a new contract, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (Twitter link).  The deal is a minor league pact with an invitation to Detroit’s big league Spring Training camp, as per Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press (via Twitter). More analysis to come…...2020
  • • Tigers place Josh Harrison on IL, select Harold Castro
    The Tigers announced Tuesday that they’ve placed second baseman Josh Harrison on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to April 27, due to a left shoulder contusion. In his place, the club has selected the contract of infielder Harold Castro. Lefty Matt Moore was moved from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day injured list in a corresponding 40-man roster move. Harrison, 31, inked a one-year deal ...2019
  • • Greene, Mercer serve fans at Caravan stop
    Shane Greene and Jordy Mercer were straightening their Tigers jerseys and National Coney Island hats when they were offered some last-minute advice before their shift waiting tables at the Tigers Winter Caravan on Friday morning....2019
  • • Tigers aiming to round roster for '19 season
    The Tigers were one of the busier teams in early December with one-year contracts for Matt Moore, Tyson Ross and Jordy Mercer, but they still have work to do before Spring Training opens in February....2018
  • • Mercer embracing stopgap role with Tigers
    As a veteran shortstop on a one-year contract, Jordy Mercer knows he faces a similar situation in Detroit, where the Tigers signed him to give prospects Willi Castro and Sergio Alcantara another year to develop. Mercer embraces the role....2018
  • • Tigers reportedly agree to deal with Mercer
    The Tigers agreed on a contract with free-agent shortstop Jordy Mercer on Wednesday, according to a report by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman....2018
  • • Tigers To Sign Jordy Mercer
    The Tigers have reached a deal with free agent shortstop Jordy Mercer, Fancred Sports’ Jon Heyman (Twitter link).  MLB.com’s Jon Paul Morosi reported earlier today that Mercer and the Tigers were in talks. More analysis to come…...2018
  • • With Mercer a FA, Bucs face uncertainty at short
    What's one thing Jordy Mercer provided the Pirates as their Opening Day shortstop the last five years? Stability. The last three seasons, he hit between .251 and .256 while logging an OPS+ between 88 and 93. Mercer was never a star, but he was pretty close to a sure thing. Mercer is now a free agent, and the Pirates are facing an uncertain future at shortstop....2018
  • • Bucs prospect Newman debuts at shortstop
    With Jordy Mercer going on the disabled list with a left calf strain, the Pirates called up their potential shortstop of the future on Thursday. The Pirates selected the contract of infielder Kevin Newman, their first-round Draft pick in 2015, amid a series of roster moves before Thursday's series opener against the Cubs at PNC Park....2018
  • • Prospect Newman joins Bucs; Mercer to DL
    With Jordy Mercer going on the disabled list with a left calf strain, the Pirates called up their potential shortstop of the future on Thursday. The Pirates selected the contract of infielder Kevin Newman, their first-round Draft pick in 2015, amid a series of roster moves before Thursday's series opener against the Cubs at PNC Park....2018

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  • • Jordy Mercer Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Pirates
    2017
  • • Jung Ho Kang Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Hand and Return
    2016
  • • Jung Ho Kang Is Unsung Star of MLB's Loaded 2015 Rookie Class
    2015
  • • Cubs Hot Streak Sets Stage for Rough Dogfight in NL Wild-Card Race
    2015
  • • Jung-Ho Kang Among Top 20 Rookies For 2015
    Baseball America posted their list of the top 20 rookies for the 2015 season and Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang is listed as the #20 rookie. He was too old to make their prospect list(as were two other Cuban players on the list), but this particular list focuses on rookies and their performance this season. The low ranking is based partially on the fact there is no one else to compare h...2015
  • • Bleacher Report's 2015 Spring Training Preview for Dummies
    2015

Top Jordy Mercer news

  • • Bucs widen Wild Card gap to 5 1/2 over Cubs
    Jordy Mercer hit a three-run homer and Francisco Liriano tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings to power the Pirates past the Cubs, 4-0, at Wrigley Field on Saturday afternoon. With its eighth straight win, Pittsburgh moved 5 1/2 games ahead of Chicago for the top National League Wild Card spot....2015
  • • Bucs pull ahead in 12th to edge rallying Rox
    Jordy Mercer became the last starting position player to have a hit, and it came at the right time -- a two-out RBI double in the top of the 12th to give the Pirates a 9-8 victory over the Rockies at Coors Field on Wednesday night....2016
  • • V-Mart gets into swing of spring with dinger
    Francisco Cervelli and Jordy Mercer homered to power the Pirates' offense early before Alen Hanson's RBI bloop single put Pittsburgh ahead for good in the seventh, sending the Bucs to a 4-2 win over the Tigers on Tuesday in both teams' Grapefruit League opener at Joker Marchant Stadium....2016
  • • Pirates top A's, start July with a bang
    Trailing 3-0 after two innings, the Pirates buckled down, as pitcher Jeff Locke retired the last nine batters he faced and Jordy Mercer and Josh Harrison each knocked in two runs in the victory....2016
  • • Yankees struggle at plate, on mound vs. Bucs
    Pirates No. 2 prospect Austin Meadows hit a two-run double, shortstop Jordy Mercer homered and Ivan Nova pitched three innings against his former team as Pittsburgh beat the Yankees, 13-1, on Monday at LECOM Park....2017
  • • Dodgers lose Anderson, game, but keep pace in NL West
    Snakebit starter Brett Anderson's return to the Dodgers was brief and bitter, as he allowed first-inning home runs to Jordy Mercer and Sean Rodriguez before leaving with a sprained left wrist in an 11-3 loss to the Pirates on Sunday....2016
  • • Dodgers fall to Bucs, but keep pace in NL West race
    A three-run first inning was all the Pirates would need in a 5-1 win over the Dodgers that saw homers from Andrew McCutchen and Jordy Mercer....2016
  • • Tigers Re-Sign Jordy Mercer
    2020
  • • Jung Ho Kang Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Knee and Return
    2015
  • • Bucs settle with all arbitration-eligibles
    The Pirates avoided arbitration with closer Mark Melancon, shortstop Jordy Mercer, catcher Francisco Cervelli, starting pitcher Jeff Locke and relievers Tony Watson and Jared Hughes, as all agreed to one-year deals ahead of the deadline for teams and eligible players to exchange desired salary figures before hearings next month, the team announced on Friday. Locke's deal, along with catcher Chris ...2016

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  • • Bleacher Report's 2015 Spring Training Preview for Dummies
    2015

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  • • Taillon goes distance for win at Coors
    Every Pirates starting position player in Tuesday's 10-2 win at Coors Field had at least one hit, and all but one of them scored a run as the Bucs' bats came alive. Amidst a remarkably evenly distributed offensive onslaught, Starling Marte and Jordy Mercer stood out for their multi-hit performances and for each hitting one of Pittsburgh's three homers on the night. The offense backed a stellar per...2018
  • • Cards pack 2B punch, tie Bucs for 3rd in Central
    The Cardinals mashed their way to victory behind 14 hits on Saturday against the Pirates. Jose Martinez -- a late addition to the lineup -- doubled twice, and Jedd Gyorko followed each time with an RBI double. Jordy Mercer and Adam Frazier jolted Pittsburgh with clutch RBI hits in the fourth inning, but the Bucs' bats went silent against the St. Louis bullpen. Matt Carpenter put a bow on the win w...2018
  • • Cards pack 2B punch, tie Bucs for 3rd in Central
    The Cardinals mashed their way to victory behind 14 hits on Saturday against the Pirates. Jose Martinez -- a late addition to the lineup -- doubled twice, and Jedd Gyorko followed each time with an RBI double. Jordy Mercer and Adam Frazier jolted Pittsburgh with clutch RBI hits in the fourth inning, but the Bucs' bats went silent against the St. Louis bullpen. Matt Carpenter put a bow on the win w...2018
  • • Bell's pop could bolster offense all season
    Pirates manager Clint Hurdle hasn't settled on a lineup yet, but he has a few ideas. He knows shortstop Jordy Mercer will hit eighth. The pitcher will bat ninth, albeit not when the Bucs begin the season with a designated hitter in Detroit on March 29. And Hurdle said he has first baseman Josh Bell "anchored" in the cleanup spot, where he spent most of his solid rookie season....2018
  • • Cutch, Mercer lead Pirates' offense vs. Giants
    Nearly everyone played a part in the Pirates' 10-3 win over the Giants on Monday night at AT&T Park, but a pair of big swings by Andrew McCutchen and Jordy Mercer defined the current depth of Pittsburgh's lineup....2017
  • • Bucs' 10th-inning rally sinks Reds in slugfest
    Sean Rodriguez, Francisco Cervelli and Jordy Mercer were a combined 0-for-12 after nine innings Friday night. But the bottom of the Pirates' lineup pulled it together in extras, engineering a 10th-inning rally and leading the Bucs to a 9-7 win over the Reds at Great American Ball Park....2016
  • • Cervelli ready for game action with foot feeling better
    2016
  • • Jung Ho Kang Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Hand and Return
    2016
  • • Bucs pull ahead in 12th to edge rallying Rox
    2016
  • • Mercer-vs.-lefty could be preview of season
    Nobody has told Jordy Mercer he'll be the Pirates' leadoff man against left-handed pitchers this season, he said, but his spot on Friday night's lineup card, in a 6-3 loss to the Red Sox, may have said enough....2016

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