Jordy Mercer

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Noah Hiles
June 21, 2018 - 9:55 pm
“It’s kind of just the way it has been going for the past six years,” said Mercer. “I stay with my approach, knowing that it’s going to eventually change and try not to get worked up over not getting off to a hot start. It’s such a long season; we still have four months to go so it was just a...
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Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang (27) fields a ground ball against the Washington Nationals during the first inning at PNC Park.
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Josh Rowntree
June 21, 2018 - 12:14 am
While the Pirates offense could use a shot of life, Jung Ho Kang may not necessarily be the best option. At least not right now. Before reporting left wrist discomfort Wednesday, Kang had begun to step up his production at the plate for AAA Indianapolis. Kang has six hits in his last eleven at-bats...
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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Trevor Williams (34) pitches to Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames (7) during the fourth inning at PNC Park.
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Josh Rowntree
June 18, 2018 - 11:37 pm
Following, as he described it, the toughest stretch of his professional career, Pirates starter Trevor Williams put up his second-best start of the season in Pittsburgh’s 1-0 win over NL Central leader Milwaukee Monday night at PNC Park. "Baseball kicks your ass,” Williams said. "The highs are so...
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June 13, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Jordy Mercer homered and had three RBIs, Jameson Taillon pitched seven effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided a sweep with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
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May 07, 2018 - 9:09 am
The Milwaukee Brewers bring out the best in Chad Kuhl.
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April 04, 2018 - 4:08 pm
The Pirates (4-0) close out their 2-game series with the Minnesota Twins (2-2) Wednesday night at PNC Park at 6:05 pm. On the injury front, Shortstop Jordy Mercer who is progressing after injuring his hand diving back into first base Monday afternoon. "It's just all about getting the swelling down...
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Joe Musgrove close up
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Jeff Hathhorn
April 02, 2018 - 6:38 pm
Already behind with right shoulder discomfort early in camp, Pirates right-handed starter Joe Musgrove went on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to March 30th. Pirates Director of Sports Medicine Todd Tomczyk said he was diagnosed as a muscle strain by team doctor Patrick DeMeo after feeling he...
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Josh Harrison
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 27, 2018 - 8:30 am
The latest mystery from Pirates camp is what the starting lineup will be in Detroit on Thursday. It’s made more difficult to figure out as they will use a designated hitter for the first of only eight times this season. So with the roster paired down, here is what the lineup looks like in the...
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Steven Brault
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Jeff Hathhorn
March 23, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Steven Brault said he was told at the start of camp he could be moved to the bullpen, on Friday Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Brault and Tyler Glasnow would be long relievers. “Every man out there works in a chain to get the ball to Rivero when we are ahead,” Hurdle said. “When we are not, they...
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Jim Colony
March 10, 2018 - 4:24 pm
The Pirates split the squad and got splintered – 14-1 by the Braves at LECOM Park and 13-5 by the Orioles in Sarasota. In Bradenton, Trevor Williams breezed through the first 3 innings but in the 4th gave up an RBI double to Johan Camargo then a 2-run bomb to Dustin Peterson. “Out of the hand it...
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