Dan Zangrilli of 93.7 The Fan reports that Jordy Mercer is likely joining the Pirates.
— Dan Zangrilli (@DanZangrilli) May 3, 2013
No word on what the corresponding move would be. The two possibilities that come to mind would be Neil Walker to the disabled list, or releasing John McDonald. I feel it’s more of the former than the latter.
Charlie Wilmoth wrote this morning about how Mercer deserves to be on the 25-man roster.
UPDATE 4:45 PM: The Pirates have announced that Neil Walker has been placed on the 15-day DL, and Jordy Mercer has been recalled. Walker’s placement was retroactive April 27th.