Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:59:33 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Clint Barmes (groin) is back from the 15-day disabled list and ready to resume his utility role. The team had been using a combination of INFs Michael Martinez, Jayson Nix and Brent Morel while Barmes was away. Manager Clint Hurdle also said Monday, Aug. 25, that Barmes could see starts in the near future to spell 3B/OF Josh Harrison at third base, and SS Jordy Mercer at shortstop.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:57:28 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (forearm) said he is not 100 percent, and he doesn't expect to completely heal.
Fantasy Tip: Mercer's defense keeps him in the lineup, so playing through injury should further hinder his offensive production. You should be able to do better in the majority of leagues.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:27:50 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (forearm) is batting eighth and playing shortstop Tuesday, Aug. 19, against the Atlanta Braves.
Fantasy Tip: Return Mercer to your lineups in NL-only leagues.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:17:47 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (forearm) was not in the lineup Monday, Aug. 18, against the Atlanta Braves, missing his fourth consecutive game.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:02:41 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez is in the starting lineup against the Washington Nationals Saturday, Aug. 16, batting sixth. 2B Neil Walker and SS Jordy Mercer are not in the lineup.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:33:25 -0700
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (forearm) said there was no improvement in his forearm Friday, Aug. 15, however it was not any worse, either.
Fantasy Tip: Check back for an update on Mercer's MRI results. The severity of his injury should be revealed then.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:55:15 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (forearm) will visit with a doctor Friday, Aug. 15, because he has yet to have an MRI exam.
Fantasy Tip: Mercer remains out of the lineup tonight, so do not put him into any of your daily starting lineups.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:20:17 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (forearm) is dealing with right forearm tightness and isn't playing Thursday, Aug. 14.
Fantasy Tip: Mercer wasn't in the lineup today and might need another day or two to rest up.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:25:12 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer (undisclosed) left the game early Thursday, Aug. 14. There was no indication why from the team.
Fantasy Tip: Check back for an update and explanation on Mercer's exit.
Sun, 11 May 2014 10:22:57 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Gaby Sanchez and SS Jordy Mercer both saw action in the outfield for the first time in their major league careers Saturday, May 10, against the St. Louis Cardinals. Both players spent time in right field but neither Sanchez nor Mercer had a ball hit to them. The Pirates were shorthanded on outfielders during the game due to injuries to OFs Starling Marte (back) and Andrew McCutchen (foot).