Mercer entrenched as Pirates' shortstop

Jordy Mercer hit .199 through the first 49 games last season. He bounced back with a .278 batting average, a .333 on-base percentage, 11 home runs and 19 doubles since June 2. Now that Mercer is the incumbent starter at shortstop, he hopes to build on his strong finish. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Mercer.

To hear George Von Benko's interview with Pirates' ss Jordy Mercer.


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