Luis Mercado#77 SP | Bats: R, Throws: R | Pittsburgh PiratesBirth DateJuly 27, 2050 (Age: 25)BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DRHt / Wt6' 1", 187 lbs.Experience1 year, 0 days (Pro: 6 years)Contract1yr, 300k - thru 2076
Pitching
Ovr
vs L
vs R
Tal
Stuff
6
6
6
7
Movement
5
5
5
5
Control
8
7
8
8
Stamina
Speed
# Pitches
GB%
7
93-95
4
53%
Fastball
Curveball
Forkball
Changeup
8
7
6
4
Last Game
0

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11
Apr 2, 2076 1:05 pm at Busch Stadium
Career
H/9
BB/9
HR/9
K/BB
8.2
2.0
1.2
3.5
ERC
PiPA
BA
OPS
GB%
SB%
3.58
3.50
.243
.704
49.0%
55.6%
Stats
STATSGGSWLSERAIPHRERHRBBKHLDCGSHOWHIPBAA
2074 Season (AA)10102203.4560.0502323314490001.07.222
2074 Season (AAA)14115113.0573.2602825919500111.07.217
2075 Season 4103123.6895.18740391321730001.13.243
Career 4103123.6895.18740391321730001.13.243
Recent Development
AgeDateRatingTalOvrVsLVsR
253/15/2076Ground Pct53% 
253/2/2076Infield Range
251/11/2076Ground Pct54% 
2412/25/2075Control
2412/25/2075Ground Pct52% 
249/22/2075Fastball
249/6/2075Pitcher
248/13/2075Control
248/5/2075Control
247/4/2075Control
Player Intangibles
Health
Status
Local Pop
Nat Pop
Durable
Healthy
Well Known
Well Known
Leader
Loyalty
Winning
Greed
Intelligence
Work Ethic
High
Average
Very High
Average
Average
Low
10 Game Log
DateTypeOpponentResultIPHRERHRBBKPitDecERA
3/13Spr@ CINL 2-44.0311107501.93
3/6Spr@ SFW 11-50.200000060.00
News
DateArticle
6/12/2074Bad Behavior Costs Davis and Mercado
8/1/2072Mercado Nabs NL #1 Pitcher Award
7/13/2072Mercado Pitches Gem against Myrtle Beach
7/3/2072Mercado Whips Oneonta
5/13/2071Mercado Blanks Indians
9/1/2070Northwest League Picks Best Starter in August
8/19/2070Canadians Mercado Dominates Snappers
8/14/2070Mercado Too Tough, Blanks Myrtle Beach
League Prospect History
YearAgeBest Rank
2067162905
2068172806
2069182274
2070191060
207120575
207221306
207322209
207423157
207524172
Team Prospect History
YearAgeTeamBest Rank
206716Oakland106
206817Oakland92
206918Oakland85
207019Oakland47
207120Oakland26
207221Oakland15
207322Oakland13
207423Oakland10
207524Pittsburgh7
Position Prospect History
YearAgePosBest Rank
206716RHP811
206817RHP800
206918RHP704
207019RHP440
207120RHP277
207221RHP157
207322RHP114
207423RHP66
207524RHP73
History
PLAYER HISTORY
04/19/2067 Signed a minor league contract out of Dominican Republic with the Oakland Athletics organization.
01/01/2068 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (6); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (5).
01/01/2069 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (6); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (5).
01/01/2070 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (7); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 2 (6).
09/01/2070 Wins the SA NL Pitcher of the Month Award.
05/13/2071 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Spokane Indians with 3 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
01/01/2072 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (7); Movement: 4 (6); Control: 4 (7).
07/03/2072 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Oneonta Tigers with 8 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/13/2072 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans with 10 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
08/01/2072 Wins the SA NL Pitcher of the Month Award.
01/01/2073 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (7); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 6 (7).
05/31/2073 Was selected to the 2073 Single A All-Star Game.
01/01/2074 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 7 (7).
06/12/2074 Suspended 9 games after ejection following a brawl.
07/17/2074 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Iowa Cubs with 3 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
12/27/2074 Drafted in the rule 5 draft (Round 1, Pick 17, 17th overall Pick) by the Pittsburgh Pirates, from the Oakland Athletics.
01/01/2075 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 7 (7).
11/29/2075 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $300,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2076 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 8 (8).