Jordy Mercer could be joining the Pirates.

Dan Zangrilli of 93.7 The Fan reports that Jordy Mercer is likely joining the Pirates.

https://twitter.com/DanZangrilli/status/330379233136373761

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....

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