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JORDY MERCER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jordy Mercer and The Late Bloomer Conundrum

In 2014 Jordy Mercer established himself as a viable starting major league shortstop. He earned his first call up in May of 2012 and split duties in 2013 with Clint Barmes, but this past season he became an everyday regular. Mercer got off to a slow start but finished strongly. He posted a triple slash line of .255/.305/.387 in 149 games. Those are decent numbers for a SS. For...
Via Hidden Vigorish
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Recaps: The Pirates Have Finally Found Their Shortstop in Jordy Mercer

The Pittsburgh Pirates may finally have a shortstop for the foreseeable future. The team hasn’t had a solid shortstop since they traded away Jack Wilson in 2009, with Wilson nearing the end of his career. They went with Ronny Cedeno, then defensive specialist Clint Barmes, before giving Jordy Mercer a shot in 2013. Mercer did well in his time at the position last year, but not...
Via Pirates Prospects
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Jordy Mercer Here to Stay?

In the preseason we at BaseballProf ranked Jordy Mercer 29th among all second basemen and 27th among all shortstops, writing the following in our 2014 Draft Guide: At 6’3, 205 lbs, Mercer has a pretty large frame that could fill out over the next few years, so a 15-20 HR season isn’t entirely out of the question. If he can drop his strikeout rate to 14-15%, he’ll look much...
Via Baseball Professor
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordy Mercer’s home run ball makes woman’s beer cup explode (video)

A woman was either in the right place at the right time or the wrong place at the wrong time — depending on one’s perspective — during Wednesday’s tilt between the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. The predicament — or benefit — prompted by the location of her seat was precipitated […] The post Jordy Mercer’s home run ball makes woman...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Home Run Explodes In Woman’s Beer Cup At Giants Game

This is easily one of the best videos/GIFs you’ll see all day. San Francisco Giants’ Jordy Mercer ripped this ball straight out of the park and a bunch of people made an attempt to catch the ball. Obviously because this lady wasn’t gong for the ball, it went straight at her. The fact that this […] The post Home Run Explodes In Woman’s Beer Cup At Giants Game appeared first...
Via Diehardsport
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordy Mercer's home run obliterates woman's beer (VIDEO)

Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer smacked a two-run homer into the left field stands during Wednesday's game against the Giants. When fans saw it coming, they put on their gloves and reached for the ball. But one woman in the front row wasn't ready for the onslaught:It was bad enough that Mercer's two-run shot gave the Pirates a 5-4 lead but wasting the woman's full cup of beer on...
Via The Other Paper
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jordy Mercer HR destroys woman’s beer

The woman in blue with the beer is in for a surprise (Credit MLB.com) Jordy Mercer hit a two run home run in the top of the fourth inning of this afternoon’s Pirates/Giants matchup. The shot gave the Pirates a 5-4 lead at the time, but that’s not where the excitement ends on this play. Watch as a woman inadvertently catches the ball in her full beer cup, soaking her and those...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates’ Jordy Mercer’s home run destroys woman’s beer (VIDEO)

Pirates infielder Jordy Mercer hit a home run Wednesday in sunny San Francisco that absolutely drank the heck out of some woman’s beer.  Peering into the sunlight, said lady (in blue) didn’t have the presence of mind to think, “hey, that ball is coming right at me. Hey, there’s no way I’m going to catch this thing.  Hey wait, I’m holding a beer.  I like beer.  I wouldn’t...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Pirates SS Jordy Mercer’s home run lands in and absolutely destroys fan’s beer

It’s probably not a good idea to attempt to catch a home run ball with one’s beer. But that’s what happened to one unlucky fan during Wednesday’s Pirates-Giants game at AT&T Park. After Pirates SS Jordy Mercer blasted a home run to put his team ahead, 5-4, a group of fans attempted to catch the ball. And one particular fan sat and watched with a beer in her hand, and...
Via The Sports Daily
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jordy Mercer is ready for everyday role

Pittsburgh Pirates: Jordy Mercer is ready for everyday roleJordy Mercer Jody Mercer turned heads last year when he emerged as the guy who could become the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting shortstop. The Taloga, Oklahoma native had a good spring training last season but failed to make the big league squad.  Mercer got a second chance later in the year with the Pirates and made the...
Via isportsweb.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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