#Pirates Mercer crumbles to ground after being clipped on right ankle by Maldonado on force out at second base.
— Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) April 18, 2014
#pirates Mercer said Maldonado's cleat caught him above right ankle. "Just bruised, no cuts, but it hurt a lot."Mercer will be checked again today to decide if he can play or not. It wouldn't be a surprise if Barmes gets the start so that Mercer can rest it for the day. Mercer is hitting .217 this season with a double & three RBI.
— Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) April 19, 2014
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