Jordy Mercer News Archive
Mercer (back) is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Red Sox, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports.
Mercer is a late scratch Tuesday with a tight back, the Pittsburgh Tribune's Rob Biertempfel reports.
Mercer collected three singles and three RBI across five at-bats in Friday's 7-3 win over the Cubs.
Mercer kept up his strong play Monday, going 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored.
Mercer will start at shortstop Monday and bat seventh against the Phillies.
Mercer was at bat with one out in the top of the seventh inning and the score tied 3-3 when a severe thunderstorm soaked Wrigley Field Friday afternoon. After a one hour and 52 minute rain delay, and with more rain in the forecast, the game was suspended.
Mercer clubbed his ninth home run of the year, a solo shot off Adam Wainwright in the third inning, in a 1-for-4 performance Tuesday against the Cardinals.
Mercer is batting .147 (5-for-34) with zero extra-base hits in his last 12 games dating back to Aug. 14.
Mercer is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Cardinals, MLB.com reports.
Mercer (forearm) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Braves.