Orlando Mercado

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 9"/220

Orlando Mercado does not have any MLB stats for the 2014 season

Orlando Mercado Bio

  • Full Name: Orlando J. Mercado
  • Born: 3/13/1985 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
  • Draft: 2003, Arizona Diamondbacks, 6th rd. (186th overall)
  • High School: Antonio Luchetti, Arecibo, PR
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Awards

Orlando Mercado Awards

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Mobile SOU
2010 Mississippi SOU

PWL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Carolina LBPPR
2010 Carolina LBPPR

Orlando Mercado Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 25, 2012 Miami Marlins signed free agent Orlando Mercado.
November 2, 2011 C Orlando Mercado elected free agency.
June 16, 2011 C Orlando Mercado assigned to Arkansas Travelers from Salt Lake Bees.
June 5, 2011 Orlando Mercado assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Arkansas Travelers.
April 4, 2011 Orlando Mercado assigned to Arkansas Travelers.
February 26, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers signed C Orlando Mercado.
November 6, 2010 C Orlando Mercado elected free agency.
August 31, 2010 C Orlando Mercado assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
August 13, 2010 Orlando Mercado assigned to Mississippi Braves from Gwinnett Braves.
August 10, 2010 Orlando Mercado assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
July 31, 2010 Orlando Mercado roster status changed by Mississippi Braves.
July 15, 2010 Mississippi Braves placed C Orlando Mercado on the temporarily inactive list.
June 22, 2010 Mississippi Braves activated C Orlando Mercado from the 7-day disabled list.
June 16, 2010 Mississippi Braves placed C Orlando Mercado on the 7-day disabled list.
April 6, 2010 C Orlando Mercado assigned to Mississippi Braves from Atlanta Braves.
December 18, 2009 Atlanta Braves signed free agent C Orlando Mercado to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 C Orlando Mercado elected free agency.
July 29, 2009 C Orlando Mercado assigned to Mobile BayBears from Reno Aces.
June 23, 2009 Orlando Mercado assigned to Reno Aces from Mobile BayBears.

Orlando J. Mercado Bio Info

Resides in Arecibo, PR...Attended Antonio Luchetti HS (Arecibo, PR)...His father, Orlando Mercado, Sr., is the bullpen coach for LAA...Father played professionally for 17 seasons as a catcher, including 253 Major League games spanning eight seasons with Seattle, Texas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Oakland, Minnesota, New York Mets and Montreal...Signed by Ray Blanco (Diamondbacks). 2009 Strung together a season-high eight-game hitting streak from 4/13-5/1 (.400, 12-for-30, 4 2B, 3B, 10 RBI)...Named to the regular season Southern League All-Star team...Over 25 games in May, hit .354 (28-for-79) with 6 doubles, a homer, and 18 RBI...Hit .365 (23-for-63) with 5 doubles, a triple, homer and 34 RBI with runners in scoring position...Between Double-A Mobile and Triple-A Reno threw out 28% (19-of-68) of baserunners attempting to steal...Pitched in two games for Mobile (0-1, 6.75 ERA, 2 G, 4.0 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 1 K)...Appeared in 28 games (24 as catcher) for the Gigantes de Carolina of the Puerto Rican Winter League and hit .337 (31-for-92) with 10 doubles, 1 HR and 12 RBI. 2008 Made his first appearance as a pitcher on 7/7 vs. Jacksonville...He hit .364 (12-for-33) with 8 RBI in August...Collected a season-high three hits on 8/22, driving in two runs while scoring two. 2007 Set career-highs in walks, strikeouts, stolen bases and HBP...Strung together a 9-game hit streak from 6/16-7/5, batting .394 (13-for-33) with 2 doubles, a home run and 6 RBI...Hit home runs in back-to-back games on 8/11-12...Drove in 3 runs in back-to-back games on 4/10 and 4/14. 2006 Had 5 HR in four games from 7/6-15, driving in 9 runs...Collected 12 RBI in five games from 8/7-16, batting .318 (7-for-22) with 3 doubles and 3 HR...Hit .396 in July, collecting 4 doubles, 5 HR and 19 RBI. 2005 Matched his career-best with 4 hits on 4/12 at Lansing and again on 8/27 at Clinton...Threw out 28% (20-of-72) of would-be basestealers...Disabled from 5/16-6/29 after fracturing his right hand. 2004 Named a Northwest League All-Star...Was the circuit's toughest batter to strikeout, fanning only once every 12.25 plate appearances...Led league catchers with 38 assists...Was the league's ninth-toughest catcher to run against, throwing out 26% (14-of-53) of would-be basestealers...Recorded his first career 4-hit game on 6/19...Chosen by Baseball America as one of the Northwest League's Top 20 prospects. 2003 Following the season played winter ball for Carolina in the Puerto Rican League.