All posts tagged "Jordy Mercer"

  • Prospect Reports
    Mud Hens Slip Past Indians To Open The Series

    Toledo Mud Hens  4,  Indianapolis Indians  3 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians’ 9-inning rally was cut short, as the Toledo Mud Hens slipped past the Tribe by just one run at Victory Field tonight.  Rudy Owens made a solid start for the Indians, but it was not enough to hold off the...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Win Series With Hit-O-Rama, 10th Save For Wood

    Indianapolis Indians  9,  Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees  8 (Box)   The Indians and the Yankees traded the lead back and forth while combining for 23 hits, until the Indians ended up on top for the win at Victory Field tonight.  That gives the Indians a 3-1 win of this 4-game series with the Yankees,...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians’ Winning Streak Ends With A Shutout

    Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre Yankees  4,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ended both their own 6-game losing streak and the Indianapolis Indians’ 7-game winning streak by shutting out the Indians at Victory Field this afternoon.  Four Yankees’ pitchers contributed to the shut-out, allowing the Tribe only 7 hits and 3 walks. ...

  • Analysis
    Jordy Mercer Adjusting to Lack of Playing Time

    PITTSBURGH, PA -- When Jordy Mercer was promoted to Pittsburgh from Triple-A on May 29, he earned it. The rookie infielder hit for a .303/.379/.417 line in 175 at-bats with Indianapolis and was used as a pinch-hitter the same day he flew in from the minors. The 25-year-old struck out swinging, but...

  • Analysis
    Hague and Mercer Make it to Bigs After Five Years of Ball Together

    Hague and Mercer playing at Triple-A this season. When shortstop Jordy Mercer took the field on Wednesday for his first big league start, the 25-year-old saw a very familiar face across the diamond in fellow rookie Matt Hague. Mercer and Hague have always dreamed of one day making it to the Major Leagues....

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Burnett Making an Impact On and Off the Mound

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — After another strong outing from veteran A.J. Burnett on Wednesday, the right-hander dropped his ERA down to 3.60 on the 2012 season. But because of one rough outing, Burnett’s impact on and off the mound is even better if you dig a little deeper. Burnett got charged with 12...

  • Prospect Reports
    Owens Strikes Out Seven And Clement Homers In Indians Win

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Durham Bulls  1 (Box)   The two starting pitchers combined for 15 strikeouts at Victory Field tonight.  Even though Bulls’ starter Chris Archer had 8 strikeouts to the Tribe’s Rudy Owens’ 7, it was Owens who earned the win, his 3rd of the season.  Owens also made a pair...

  • Analysis
    Mercer Joins the Pirates, But Barmes Still the Shortstop

    Jordy Mercer PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Infielder Jordy Mercer arrived to the clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon at PNC Park just an hour before the club was set to take batting practice. Surrounded by media, the 25-year-old was all smiles as he tried to put into words what getting called up to the Majors felt...

  • Transactions
    Jordy Mercer Recalled from Triple-A; Navarro Optioned

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pittsburgh Pirates promoted infielder Jordy Mercer to the Majors on Tuesday. In order to make room for Mercer on the 25-man roster, infielder Yamaico Navarro was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis. Mercer, 25, hit .358 avg with six doubles, a homer and nine RBI in the month of May...

  • Prospect Reports
    Four Home Runs Lead Indians To A Win

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Durham Bulls  4 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians scored 7 runs in the 9th inning of last night’s game in Louisville, and tonight, they started up right where they left off, defeating the Durham Bulls at Victory Field.  They began by scoring in each of the first three innings,...

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