Tag: Jordy Mercer

Pirates Tender Contracts to All Four Arbitration Eligible Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates tendered contracts to all four of their arbitration eligible players on Friday night. Pitchers Gerrit Cole, Felipe Rivero, George Kontos and...

2017 Recaps: With Prospects on the Way, Jordy Mercer’s Time as...

The Pirates could do a lot worse than having Jordy Mercer as their starting shortstop. Mercer entered the 2017 season as the starter for the...

Jordy Mercer Taking More of a Leadership Role With the Younger...

PITTSBURGH — As I’ve been writing about what Pirates players hope to accomplish in the final weeks of the 2017 season, for the most...

Pirates Notebook: Jordy Mercer Has Become One of the Best Eighth...

PITTSBURGH — Jordy Mercer is hitting seventh in the Pirates’ lineup on Friday against the San Francisco Giants, but he’s become one of the...

Jordy Mercer Continues His Hot Stretch, But Pirates Can’t Find Additional...

PITTSBURGH — Jordy Mercer hit a solo home run on Sunday, his sixth of the season. It was the only offense the Pirates could...

First Pitch: From Walt Weiss to Clint Barmes to Jordy Mercer...

BRADENTON, Fla. - When Clint Hurdle was the manager in Colorado around 2003-2004, he watched Clint Barmes make his transition to the major leagues, getting...

Pirates Avoid Arbitration with Jordy Mercer, Gerrit Cole and Juan Nicasio;...

After agreeing to terms with Drew Hutchison and Jared Hughes last night on a one-year deal, the Pittsburgh Pirates came into Friday morning with four...

Upcoming Pirates Off-Season Transactions: The Non-Tender Deadline

This Friday is the non-tender deadline in baseball, making it one of the final league-wide transaction deadlines that could impact free agency. Teams must...

First Pitch: How Can the Pirates Improve Their Defense in 2017?

It's pretty obvious that the Pirates need to upgrade their pitching this off-season. Their starting rotation under-performed on a widespread level in 2016, with...

2016 Shortstop Recap: Jordy Mercer’s Days as a Pirates Starter Look...

Yesterday I broke down Josh Harrison's season, noting that he excelled defensively, added some value on the bases, and didn't provide much value on...

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Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...