All posts tagged "Jordy Mercer"

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Correia Adjusts in Spot Start; Presley in Triple-A to Get More At-Bats

    It’s been two weeks since the last time Kevin Correia made a start for Pittsburgh. He was moved into the bullpen when the club acquired Wandy Rodriguez a few days before the trade deadline. Correia made one appearance during that span in relief, where he struggled and allowed four earned over two frames,...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Karstens Getting Back to Last Season’s Form

    Jeff Karstens has been working hard to get back to his 2011 form. After missing two months of the season on the disabled list with a right shoulder injury, Karstens has shown over his last four starts that he’s getting there. Karstens tossed seven scoreless frames in the Pirates 3-0 shutout over...

  • Transactions
    Alex Presley to the 7-Day DL, Jordy Mercer Recalled

    PITTSBURGH, PA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Alex Presley on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 4 with a concussion and recalled infielder Jordy Mercer from Triple-A Indianapolis. Presley suffered the injury in the first inning on Tuesday after a diving play. With two outs, Jed Lowrie hit a single...

  • Prospect Reports
    Locke and Clement Lead Indians To 8th Consecutive Win

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Louisville Bats  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians provided some fireworks at Victory Field tonight, as a preview of the post-game stadium and city fireworks.  Indians’ batters belted out four home runs, with 1B Jeff Clement contributing two of them.  Starter Jeff Locke earned his 7th win of the...

  • Injury Updates
    Jordy Mercer in Pittsburgh, But Who Will He Replace?

    After Wednesday's game, infielder Jordy Mercer was in the Pirates clubhouse. Mercer said he arrived to Pittsburgh this morning due to Alex Presley suffering from concussion-like symptoms. Presley was replaced by Gorkys Hernandez in the bottom of the fifth inning on Tuesday. Presley suffered the injury after a diving play in the...

  • Prospect Reports
    Big Hits In The 5th Lead Indians Past Toledo

    Indianapolis Indians  9,  Toledo Mud Hens  6 (Box)   A 5-run 3rd inning gave the Indianapolis Indians the spark they needed to push past the Toledo Mud Hens this afternoon at Victory Field.  The Indians’ win tied up the series at one game each, with two more left to play.  Each member...

  • 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...

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