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Mercer And Team USA Ready To Begin World Cup/Pan Am Tournament

Mercer And Team USA Ready To Begin World Cup/Pan Am Tournament

Jordy Mercer is playing on Team USA

Team USA will play their first game in the World Cup/Pan Am tournament on Sunday evening in Panama City, Panama.  The team features Pirates' farmhand infielder Jordy Mercer, who split the 2011 season between the Altoona Curve and the Indianapolis Indians.  Also on Team USA is catcher Travis d'Arnaud, brother of Pirates' Chase d'Arnaud.  Travis d'Arnaud played at the AA level in the Blue Jays' organization in 2011.  Former Pirates' farmhand RHP Todd Redmond, who pitched for the AAA Charlotte Knights (White Sox) in 2011 is also on the team.

Team USA faced off against Team Canada in three warm-up/exhibition games last week.  In the first game, which went only 7 innings, the teams played to a 1-1 tie.  Todd Redmond pitched 3 scoreless innings in his st...

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