Jordy Mercer
2B | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 3, #79, Pittsburgh Pirates | Oklahoma State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 127 118 13 30 2 9 0 .254 .307 .364 .671
10 Seasons 3416 3104 330 796 66 308 13 .256 .315 .386 .701
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .254 2 9 0 .671
10 Seasons .256 66 308 13 .701

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 28 1603 328 7 2.1 1.6 87.2 107.8 8.3 32.6 .262 .362 .265 .294 .334 29.3 17.0 6.3
2016 29 2292 445 10 2.2 1.7 86.9 106.4 11.1 27.9 .245 .349 .304 .294 .307 26.3 14.2 8.7
2017 30 2187 416 13 3.1 2.3 85.8 106.3 9.1 35.3 .254 .374 .308 .299 .323 32.4 15.8 9.1
2018 31 1677 311 15 4.8 3.4 87.6 110.1 13.1 40.8 .264 .386 .296 .310 .362 31.8 20.0 7.3
2019 32 1082 199 13 6.5 4.8 86.9 107.5 13.2 37.2 .260 .443 .313 .314 .379 36.2 21.3 4.8
2020 33 98 18 0 0 0 80.7 103.3 10.8 16.7 .223 .246 .224 .256 .235 16.7 9.1 9.1
2021 34 540 84 3 3.6 2.4 86.7 106.4 13.2 42.9 .239 .351 .294 .284 .355 33.3 26.8 7.1
Player 9479 1801 61 3.4 2.5 86.8 110.1 10.8 34.3 .255 .374 .297 .300 .335 30.5 17.5 7.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 51.2 19.8 25.3 3.7 36.0 38.4 25.6 3.0 39.6 19.8 29.0 4.0 2.1 1.6
2016 49.9 19.8 24.3 6.1 31.0 37.8 30.3 4.0 37.8 23.8 23.4 3.8 2.2 1.7
2017 48.1 21.6 26.0 4.3 36.8 41.6 21.6 6.0 35.1 22.4 27.9 5.0 3.1 2.3
2018 38.9 21.9 32.8 6.4 43.4 38.3 18.3 2.6 29.3 25.4 32.5 4.8 4.8 3.4
2019 43.2 19.1 26.6 11.1 36.2 43.7 20.1 4.5 31.2 24.1 25.1 8.5 6.5 4.8
2020 61.1 11.1 11.1 16.7 33.3 44.4 22.2 5.6 38.9 22.2 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
2021 38.1 19.0 33.3 9.5 41.7 34.5 23.8 7.1 25.0 21.4 34.5 8.3 3.6 2.4
Player 46.6 20.4 26.9 6.1 36.5 39.4 23.9 4.3 34.7 22.9 27.8 5.0 3.4 2.5
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.5 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 4-Seamer -1.3 -3 228 42.2 46 .256 .326 .303 14.7 19.6 17.0 .261 .387 .304 38.2
2021 Slider 1.0 1 147 27.2 33 .310 .483 .385 38.5 39.4 26.0 .185 .265 .258 25.0
2021 Sinker 0.2 0 59 10.9 14 .231 .231 .243 11.5 7.1 9.1 .339 .430 .356 33.3
2021 Changeup -0.1 0 55 10.2 20 .250 .450 .343 24.1 20.0 19.0 .290 .486 .330 31.3
2021 Curveball -2.7 -1 24 4.4 9 .125 .125 .178 40.0 44.4 50.0 .120 .137 .179 25.0
2021 Cutter -6.9 -2 24 4.4 4 .000 .000 .000 55.6 75.0 50.0 .027 .032 .024 0.0
2021 N/A 30.6 1 3 0.6 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 0.0 .334 .654 .411 100.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.9 0 37 37.8 10 .250 .250 .320 0.0 0.0 0.0 .179 .204 .277 12.5
2020 Slider -0.3 0 17 17.3 5 .200 .200 .180 37.5 40.0 25.0 .132 .137 .121 33.3
2020 Sinker -4.5 -1 16 16.3 3 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .314 .347 .300 33.3
2020 Cutter -6.6 -1 13 13.3 1 .000 .000 .000 40.0 0.0 0.0 .243 .243 .228 0.0
2020 Curveball 1.1 0 8 8.2 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .502 .561 .472 0.0
2020 Changeup -3.3 0 7 7.1 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .184 .191 .185 0.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.8 -3 394 36.4 92 .318 .557 .416 12.4 15.2 14.0 .319 .559 .378 48.6
2019 Slider -0.4 -1 221 20.4 55 .212 .269 .237 33.8 36.4 24.1 .185 .242 .212 18.8
2019 Sinker -0.2 0 193 17.9 58 .327 .527 .399 6.7 5.2 10.0 .300 .554 .372 38.5
2019 Changeup 1.1 1 94 8.7 29 .148 .296 .253 44.9 31.0 32.1 .209 .321 .255 11.1
2019 Curveball 1.2 1 93 8.6 18 .278 .500 .331 36.0 38.9 22.6 .230 .507 .302 36.4
2019 Cutter -1.2 -1 82 7.6 18 .188 .188 .228 25.0 22.2 16.0 .188 .240 .240 33.3
2019 Splitter 1.8 0 3 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer -1.3 -7 550 32.8 156 .236 .457 .320 15.7 19.2 22.1 .276 .468 .352 49.6
2018 Slider -1.0 -4 384 22.9 87 .205 .277 .232 32.9 26.4 18.7 .203 .283 .234 13.3
2018 Sinker 0.5 2 365 21.8 99 .276 .345 .330 10.1 11.1 15.3 .300 .411 .353 31.2
2018 Curveball 1.9 3 177 10.6 39 .282 .385 .321 39.4 30.8 23.5 .260 .327 .254 25.9
2018 Changeup 0.4 0 109 6.5 24 .333 .417 .329 35.6 25.0 17.6 .262 .313 .250 11.1
2018 Cutter -1.3 -1 76 4.5 20 .316 .421 .340 27.3 20.0 16.0 .267 .309 .277 6.7
2018 Splitter -5.2 -1 13 0.8 2 .000 .000 .000 16.7 50.0 33.3 .433 .527 .420 100.0
2017 4-Seamer -1.9 -14 760 34.8 200 .257 .415 .333 13.6 15.5 15.3 .291 .457 .346 43.8
2017 Sinker 1.5 7 471 21.5 121 .333 .523 .402 5.5 5.0 6.5 .275 .405 .324 35.2
2017 Slider -0.8 -3 405 18.5 94 .200 .259 .249 24.6 27.7 15.8 .205 .245 .243 13.6
2017 Curveball 0.6 1 217 9.9 42 .220 .415 .299 23.4 16.7 10.4 .213 .276 .222 17.6
2017 Changeup -2.4 -4 149 6.8 35 .147 .235 .179 27.7 25.7 20.0 .193 .262 .211 20.0
2017 Cutter 2.6 3 116 5.3 34 .300 .533 .396 13.0 11.8 14.8 .236 .397 .317 26.9
2017 Splitter 1.0 0 40 1.8 11 .200 .500 .264 11.1 18.2 13.3 .277 .493 .315 33.3
2017 Knuckleball 8.7 1 8 0.4 3 .333 .333 .300 33.3 33.3 100.0 .150 .175 .138 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 68 263 -2 -1 1 1 -1
2013 366 1,396 0 -8 4 6 1
2014 547 2,021 -2 -20 3 6 -14
2015 424 1,578 -11 -17 10 4 -13
2016 576 2,260 -15 -8 9 11 -3
2017 541 2,167 -10 -25 15 11 -8
2018 427 1,674 -14 -8 6 9 -7
2019 271 1,082 2 -14 5 5 -3
2021 127 540 -4 -5 3 3 -3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1,603 50.2 58.2 89.5 29.6 68.2 41.5 16.5 43.9 16.8 8.7 70.7
2016 2,292 48.7 60.2 89.9 27.6 72.8 41.4 17.1 43.5 15.0 7.1 65.0
2017 2,187 48.1 61.1 91.1 23.8 67.9 43.0 14.6 41.9 15.6 7.2 71.8
2018 1,677 49.9 60.9 86.1 27.8 58.8 41.2 16.9 44.2 22.2 8.5 64.1
2019 1,082 49.3 56.3 87.3 27.1 61.7 38.9 12.9 41.5 21.2 7.4 66.3
2020 98 42.9 59.5 92.0 19.6 54.5 41.8 13.6 36.7 19.4 11.2 27.3
2021 540 49.1 60.8 87.6 25.1 50.7 41.9 11.0 42.6 23.5 7.8 69.0
Player 9,479 49.0 59.8 89.0 26.8 65.8 41.5 15.6 43.0 17.9 7.8 67.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2015 27 64 28 20 43 16 16 26 58 23 60 35 78 47 72
2016 17 30 11 13 44 15 11 16 49 10 83 59 92 58 65
2017 18 40 18 16 47 20 17 14 49 32 74 58 89 73 62 87
2018 34 69 30 20 56 21 26 28 74 23 54 35 63 52 64 96
2019 53 40 30
2020 15 38
2021 42 39
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 20.7 11 9.2 2 4 5 6 54.5
2017 20.8 14 14.0 0 10 11 6 42.9
2018 20.0 6 5.9 0 4 4 3 50.0
2019 21.1 9 8.6 0 6 4 6 66.7
2021 21.7 2 2.4 0 1 2 1 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 11 9 11 9 8 11 7 9 11 12 8 9 7 9 10 10 9 9 9 11 12 6 7 8 9 10 11 9 8 8 11
2017 14 14 20 12 13 14 12 14 16 15 11 15 11 11 13 14 13 18 12 14 19 11 12 17 15 13 16 11 14 13 18
2018 6 6 8 5 6 7 5 7 7 6 6 5 4 6 6 7 7 6 6 7 7 5 5 5 5 7 5 4 5 4 7
2019 9 13 9 7 8 9 7 12 8 6 8 9 6 7 6 9 7 13 6 7 9 8 7 8 10 9 10 7 12 8 12
2021 2 1 4 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 3
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.2 86.9 -0.3 85.8 -1.1 87.6 1.8 86.9 -0.7 80.7 -6.2 86.7 6
Launch Angle 8.3 11.1 2.8 9.1 -2 13.1 4 13.2 0.1 10.8 -2.4 13.2 2.4
Barrel % 2.1 2.2 0.1 3.1 0.9 4.8 1.7 6.5 1.7 0 -6.5 3.6 3.6
Hard Hit % 29.3 26.3 -3 32.4 6.1 31.8 -0.6 36.2 4.4 16.7 -19.5 33.3 16.6
Sweet Spot % 32.6 27.9 -4.7 35.3 7.4 40.8 5.5 37.2 -3.6 16.7 -20.5 42.9 26.2
xBA .262 .245 -0.017 .254 0.009 .264 0.01 .261 -0.003 .223 -0.038 .239 0.016
BA .244 .256 0.012 .255 -0.001 .251 -0.004 .27 0.019 .2 -0.07 .254 0.054
xwOBA .294 .294 0 .299 0.005 .31 0.011 .315 0.005 .256 -0.059 .284 0.028
wOBA .265 .304 0.039 .308 0.004 .296 -0.012 .314 0.018 .224 -0.09 .294 0.07
xSLG .362 .349 -0.013 .374 0.025 .386 0.012 .445 0.059 .246 -0.199 .351 0.105
SLG .32 .374 0.054 .406 0.032 .381 -0.025 .438 0.057 .2 -0.238 .364 0.164
K% 17 14.2 -2.8 15.8 1.6 20 4.2 21 1 9.1 -11.9 26.8 17.7
BB% 6.3 8.7 2.4 9.1 0.4 7.3 -1.8 4.8 -2.5 9.1 4.3 7.1 -2
Swing % 43.9 43.5 -0.4 41.9 -1.6 44.2 2.3 41.4 -2.8 36.7 -4.7 42.6 5.9
Whiff% 16.8 15 -1.8 15.6 0.6 22.2 6.6 21 -1.2 19.4 -1.6 23.5 4.1
In Zone % 50.2 48.7 -1.5 48.1 -0.6 49.9 1.8 49.3 -0.6 42.9 -6.4 49.1 6.2
Out of Zone % 49.8 51.3 1.5 51.9 0.6 50.1 -1.8 50.7 0.6 57.1 6.4 50.9 -6.2
Out of Zone Swing % 29.6 27.6 -2 23.8 -3.8 27.8 4 27 -0.8 19.6 -7.4 25.1 5.5
First Pitch Swing % 16.5 17.1 0.6 14.6 -2.5 16.9 2.3 12.9 -4 13.6 0.7 11 -2.6
First Pitch Strike % 60.2 61.6 1.4 55.6 -6 63.3 7.7 60.1 -3.2 40.9 -19.2 54.3 13.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 553 3 0.5 .303 .672
2017 R 540 1 0.2 .312 .000
2018 R 427 6 1.4 .295 .416
2019 R 271 32 11.8 .310 .337
2020 R 22 3 13.6 .176 .527
2021 R 127 20 15.7 .297 .282

Pitch Tempo