All posts tagged "Jordy Mercer"

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    2011 Altoona Curve Preview: The Infield

    In my preview last week of the 2011 Indianapolis Indians infield, I pointed out this quote by Kyle Stark in the Altoona Mirror: It's possible, Stark said, that the entire starting infield of first baseman Matt Hague, second baseman Jordy Mercer, shortstop Chase d'Arnaud and third baseman Josh Harrison could be back...

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    2011 Indianapolis Indians Preview: The Infield

    Back in December I looked at the potential roster crunch that could take place in the Indianapolis Indians' infield in 2011.  With a group of talented young infield prospects making their way up from Altoona, and a group of off-season additions to the organization, there are far more players than available positions....

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    Who Could Reach the Majors This Year?

    Owens has a strong chance of arriving in the majors this year. Last year the Pittsburgh Pirates saw the Major League debuts of several young players.  They saw big time prospects like Pedro Alvarez and Jose Tabata reach the majors in mid-season, and stick around.  They also saw a few minor players...

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    The 2011 Indianapolis Infield

    The AAA infield is looking pretty crowded for the 2011 season. Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates added Josh Fields on a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training.  The deal is a smart move to make, as Fields will most likely compete with Andy Marte for a backup corner infield role....

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    2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Arizona Fall League Recap

    The Arizona Fall League wrapped up last week, finishing off the 2010 seasons of seven Pittsburgh Pirates prospects.  The season gets a lot of attention for being one of the most prestigious off-season leagues.  That's because the league is mostly made up of players from the AA or AAA level.  That gives...

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    Pirates Winter League Recap: 11/14-11/20

    The Arizona Fall League wrapped up this week.  Here is how the Pirates prospects fared in the final week: -Andrew Lambo played in four games this week, going 1-for-14 (.071) with a double.  Lambo finished the season with a .274/.325/.462 line on the season, with four homers in 106 at-bats. -Tony Sanchez...

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    Arizona Fall League Recap: 11/15

    Justin Wilson made his last start of the AFL season, as the Mesa Solar Sox tied 5-5: -Andrew Lambo (.302) started in right field, batting sixth.  Lambo went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI. -Jordy Mercer (.274) started at shortstop, batting ninth.  Mercer went 2-for-4 with a solo homer (1) and...

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    Pirates Winter League Recap: 11/7-11/13

    The Mesa Solar Sox went 1-4 this week, and currently sit 13-14.  Here is how the Pirates prospects fared this week: -Andrew Lambo played in four games this week, going 4-for-14 (.286) with a homer (4).  Lambo is now hitting for a .304/.354/.511 line on the season. -Tony Sanchez played in four...

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    Arizona Fall League Recap: 11/13

    Aaron Pribanic had his worst outing in the 2010 AFL season, leading to an 8-7 loss by the Mesa Solar Sox: -Andrew Lambo (.304) started in right field, batting seventh.  Lambo went 2-for-5 with a run. -Jordy Mercer (.261) started as the designated hitter, batting eighth.  Mercer went 1-for-5. -Josh Harrison (.321)...

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    Arizona Fall League Recap: 11/12

    Four Pirates prospects played, as the Mesa Solar Sox tied 2-2: -Tony Sanchez (.230) started as the designated hitter, batting fifth.  Sanchez went 1-for-4. -Jordy Mercer (.266) started at shortstop, batting sixth.  Mercer went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run, plus a throwing error. -Josh Harrison (.316) started at second base,...

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