Report: Mercer Signs With Tigers

Jordy Mercer has reportedly signed with the Detroit Tigers

Shelby Cassesse
December 12, 2018 - 4:27 pm

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PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - Former Pirates shortstop and free agent Jordy Mercer has reportedly signed with the Detroit Tigers. 

MLB Network insider Jon Heyman reports Mercer's one-year deal is worth $5.25 million plus $250,000 in incentives. 

In seven seasons with the Pirates, Mercer hit .258 with 693 hits and 55 homeruns. Last season, the 32-year-old hit .251 with 99 hits and six homeruns. 

The signing is one of several around the league as MLB winter meetings continue through Wednesday.