What should the Pirates do with Jordy Mercer when Neil Walker returns?
Neil Walker is starting a rehab assignment with the Altoona Curve on Thursday, and could be in line to rejoin the Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend. Walker being out has created an opportunity for Jordy Mercer to get some playing time in the majors. So far, Mercer is 3-for-15 with a double and a home run in that time. Mercer also had a .333/.404/.448 line in 109 plate appearances in Triple-A before coming up, with an impressive 11% walk rate and a low 15.6% strikeout rate.
"Jordy's done some really good things here in a short period of time at the major league level. He did some great things in Spring Training. And he's done some really good things in Triple-A," Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington said on Su...
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