The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year, $5.25 million contract with shortstop Jordy Mercer, in accordance to a number of experiences.
The information was first reported by Fancred.
Mercer will substitute Jose Iglesias because the Tigers’ beginning shortstop. Iglesias is a free agent and is in search of extra money than the Tigers have been keen to pay. He made $6.275 million final season.
Mercer, 32, has performed his complete seven-season main league profession with the Pittsburgh Pirates and hit .251 with six dwelling runs and 39 RBIs in 117 video games final season. He has a profession batting common of .256 and has 55 dwelling runs and 277 RBIs.
Iglesias, 28, hit .269 with 5 dwelling runs and 48 RBIs in 125 video games.