Baseball Player

Jordy Mercer

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Age 37
Birthday August 271986
Birth Sign Virgo
City OK
Country United States
Profession Baseball Player

Jordy Mercer is a famous Baseball Player, born on August 27, 1986 in United States. As of December 2022, Jordy Mercer’s net worth is $5 Million. He was a shortstop and closer for the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Parents Rick Mercer, Tammy Mercer
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Spouse Kasey Mercer
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Jordy Mercer Biography

Shortstop who made his MLB debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012 and represented the United States in the Pan American Games. Jordy Joe Mercer (born August 27, 1986) is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Detroit Tigers organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Tigers. Prior to beginning his professional career, he played college baseball for Oklahoma State University. He has also competed for the United States national baseball team in international competition. Mercer bats and throws right-handed..

He was born and raised in Taloga, Oklahoma.

Mercer attended Taloga High School in Taloga, Oklahoma. Mercer earned All-State honors in high school and played three seasons starting at shortstop for the Elk City Travelers of Oklahoma amateur baseball organization. Out of high school, the Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Mercer in the 26th round (796th overall) of the 2005 Major League Baseball draft. Mercer did not sign, as he did not feel ready for professional baseball. Mercer attended Oklahoma State University–Stillwater, where he played baseball for the Oklahoma State Cowboys baseball team in the Big 12 Conference. At Oklahoma State, Mercer was a shortstop and pitcher, serving as the team’s closer. He was named to the Big 12 All-Star Team as a utility player in 2006 and 2008. He set the Oklahoma State record for saves.

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In the summer of 2007, following his sophomore year at Oklahoma State, Mercer joined the U.S. national baseball team. He competed in the 2007 Pan American Games, winning silver, and 2007 World Port Tournament, winning silver.

Jordy Mercer Net Worth

Jordy Mercer is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Jordy Mercer‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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He was All-State at Taloga High School in Oklahoma.

In the summer of 2007, following his sophomore year at Oklahoma State, Mercer joined the U.S. national baseball team. He competed in the 2007 Pan American Games, winning silver, and 2007 World Port Tournament, winning silver.

The Pirates drafted Mercer in the third round, with the 79th overall selection, of the 2008 MLB draft, choosing him as a shortstop. He began his professional career that season with the State College Spikes of the Class-A Short Season New York–Penn League, before he was promoted to the Hickory Crawdads of the Class-A South Atlantic League. In 2009, Mercer played for the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Class-A Advanced Carolina League, finishing fifth in the Carolina League and second in the Pirates’ farm system with 83 runs batted in (RBI). He was promoted to the Altoona Curve of the Double-A Eastern League in 2010. He began the 2010 season with Altoona, before receiving a promotion to the Indianapolis Indians of the Triple-A of the International League. The Pirates added him to their 40-man roster after the 2011 season to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.

Mercer competed for the U.S. team in the 2011 Pan American Games, winning silver. He also competed for the U.S. in the 2011 Baseball World Cup.

Who is Jordy Mercer dating?

According to our records, Jordy Mercer married to Kasey Mercer. As of May 2022, Jordy Mercer’s is not dating anyone.

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Mercer was named the new Pirates starting shortstop for the 2014 season, with Clint Barmes becoming his backup. In his first full season as a starter, Mercer hit .255 with 12 home runs and 55 RBIs in 149 games.

Jordy Mercer Height

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Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Jordy Mercer celebrates birthday on August 27 of every year.

On May 3, 2013, Mercer was called up from Indianapolis and led the Pirates to a 3–1 victory over the Washington Nationals with a two-run home run. On May 11, 2013 he had his first multiple home run game with two home runs against the New York Mets. Mercer was sent back to Indianapolis when Neil Walker was activated from the disabled list on May 13. Mercer was recalled on May 15 when John McDonald was placed on the disabled list.

What happened Jordy Mercer?

Nationals’ Jordy Mercer: Joins Washington Mercer signed a minor-league deal with the Nationals on Friday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports. The 34-year-old appeared in nine games between the Tigers and Yankees last season, going 4-for-20 with two runs scored.

Is Jordy Mercer still playing baseball?

On April 5, 2022, Mercer announced his retirement from professional baseball.

Did Jordy Mercer retire?

Veteran infielder Jordy Mercer took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce that he’s retiring after a decade-long career at the big league level. “Thank You baseball!” wrote Mercer. “Thank you for the opportunity and love you have given me. I hope I loved you back just as much.

Who did Jordy Mercer play for?

All teams

What college did Jordy Mercer go to?

Oklahoma State University

Mercer competed with Korean rookie Jung-ho Kang for playing time in 2015. On July 19, 2015, Mercer suffered a leg contusion and sprained medial collateral ligament after being slid into a second base by Brewers outfielder Carlos Gómez. Mercer’s season was cut short to 116 games, hitting .244 with 3 home runs.

In 2016, he played in 149 games, establishing career highs in at bats (519), runs (66), RBIs (59) and walks (51). The following season, Mercer hit a career high 14 home runs in 145 games. In 2018, Mercer was placed on the disabled list on August 16 due to a calf injury. He ended the season playing in 117 games, hitting .251 with 6 home runs.

On December 14, 2018, he signed a one-year $5.25 million deal with the Detroit Tigers. On April 13, 2019, he was placed on the injured list with a right quad injury. He was recalled on April 30, but went back on the injured list May 8 and did not return to major league action until July 1. Mercer was solid at the plate over the last two months of the season, hitting .342 in August and .302 in September, to finish the 2019 season at .270. He also had 9 home runs and drove in 22 runs in 256 at-bats. Mercer became a free agent following the 2019 season. On January 30, 2020, the Tigers signed Mercer to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. Mercer was released by the Tigers prior to the 2020 season in March. Mercer re-signed with the Tigers on a minor league pact shortly after his release.

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