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Mercer hopes to grab opportunity with Bucs

Infielder Jordy Mercer was recalled from Class AAA Indianapolis Friday when the Pirates placed second baseman Neil Walker on the 15-day disabled list with a lacerated right hand. Mercer hit a two-run home run Friday night to lift the Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals at PNC Park. He told PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko that he was happy to contribute so quickly.

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