Mercado is out of the starting lineup Thursday against the Mets.
Greg Allen will start in center field and hit second against right-hander Noah Syndergaard. Mercado is 8-for-21 with a home run, three RBI, three runs scored and two stolen bases during his last five starts. The young outfielder is slashing .282/.325/.456 in 212 plate appearances against righties.
Mercado is not starting Wednesday against the Mets.
Mercado will give way to Greg Allen in center field Wednesday after starting the past three games and going 5-for-12 with a home run and two stolen bases.
Mercado went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI, a walk and two stolen bases Sunday during an 8-4 victory against the Yankees.
The 24-year-old liked hitting at Yankee Stadium, as he went 6-for-9 (.667) with three extra-base hits in the weekend series at the Bronx. The successful weekend has raised his August average to .262. Overall, he's batting .285 with 10 home runs, 35 RBI, 52 runs and 11 steals in 305 at-bats this season.
Mercado went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, a walk and two runs Saturday in the Indians' 6-5 loss to the Yankees.
Mercado's production had been trending down at the beginning of the month, but he's started to heat up a little with two-hit games in each of his last two starts. He'll look to maintain that momentum in the series finale Sunday, when he'll bat second and start in left field.
Mercado is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Yanees.
Mercado has a .519 OPS over 15 games in August, so he'll sit for the second straight game. Greg Allen earned another start in center field after going 4-for-5 with four runs scored, a home run and four RBI in Thursday's contest.
Mercado is not in Thursday's lineup against the Yankees.
Mercado will sit after going just 2-for-14 over the last three games with four strikeouts. Greg Allen will start in center field, batting second.
Mercado is not in Sunday's lineup against the Twins.
He is hitting .184 with one home run and zero steals in 10 games this month. Greg Allen will start in center field and hit second.
Mercado is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Rangers, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
Mercado will head to the bench for the second half of Wednesday's twin bill after going 0-for-3 during Game 1. Greg Allen is starting in center field in this one.
Mercado went 4-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI in Saturday's 9-1 win over the Royals.
The center fielder continues to be a threat from the top of the order, slashing .339/.391/.613 through 16 games since the All-Star break with four homers, three steals, 11 runs and 13 RBI. In his first big-league season, Mercado is establishing himself as an everyday player and a very able replacement for Michael Brantley as a five-category fantasy producer in the Cleveland outfield.
Mercado went 2-for-4 with a walk, a triple, a home run, two runs scored and two RBI in Monday's 7-3 win over the Blue Jays.
The 24-year-old has been on a tear since the All-Star break. Over his last 11 games, Mercado is slashing .368/.442/.763 with four homers, three steals, eight runs and 11 RBI, and he's been one of the main engines powering Cleveland's charge up the standings.
Mercado went 5-for-5 with a double, two RBI, a stolen base and two runs scored Friday night against the Royals.
The Royals were unable to keep Mercado off the basepaths in the series opener, as he delivered an RBI double to left in the third inning followed by an RBI single to left in the sixth. He's now 11-for-26 with three home runs and eight RBI in eight games since the All-Star break, so he's evidently seeing the baseball well to kick off the second half.
Mercado went 1-for-2 with two walks, a stolen base and a two-run home run Tuesday against the Tigers.
For the second consecutive night, Mercado delivered both a home run and stolen base. His production began in the first frame when he stole his eighth base of the season. Just one inning later, he took Ryan Carpenter deep for his seventh homer of the season. After looking out of the sorts at the plate to begin July, Mercado has come alive for the Indians' first two games against Detroit and is now hitting .286/.340/.470 across 204 plate appearances for the season.
Mercado went 3-for-5 with two solo home runs and a stolen base in Monday's 8-6 win over the Tigers.
Mercado hadn't gone deep or swiped a bag since mid-June so he broke both droughts in one game. The rookie outfielder has six homers and seven stolen bases with a .785 OPS in his first 200 career plate appearances.
Mercado is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
The recent All-Star break didn't prove to be the solution to Mercado's recent woes at the plate, as he went 1-for-7 with a walk and two strikeouts while starting the first two games of the series. Mercado, who is off to a 1-for-25 start to June, still looks decently secure in his everyday role, though he could cede occasional starts to Greg Allen while he works through the slump.
Mercado is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Reds.
The speedy rookie will take a seat in the Indians' final game before the All-Star break while Greg Allen checks in as the Tribe's center fielder. Mercado has gone 0-for-18 while starting the Indians' past four games, dropping his season average from .314 to .281.
Mercado will start in center field and bat second Thursday against the Royals.
The rookie has gone hitless in nine at-bats over the first two games of the series, but he looks like he'll remain locked in as the club's No. 2 hitter while maintaining a solid .296/.345/.451 slash line through his first 177 plate appearances in the majors. He'll at least benefit from a plus matchup in the series finale with righty Homer Bailey (4.87 ERA, 1.40 WHIP in 17 starts this season) on the mound for Kansas City.
Mercado went 2-for-5 with a triple, a walk, two stolen bases and three runs scored Tuesday against the Rangers.
Mercado made an immediate impact on the contest, hitting his first major-league triple in the first inning against Adrian Sampson. He also contributed on the basepaths, stealing both second and third base in the fourth inning. He now has six stolen bases for the season and has paired that with an impressive .308/.362/.495 line across 118 plate appearances.
Mercado went 3-for-4 with a double, four RBI, a walk, a stolen base and a run scored Sunday against the Tigers.
Mercado accounted for half of Cleveland's offensive attack in the series finale, plating one run in the third, two in the fourth and another in the sixth on a double to left field. The 24-year-old has now registered three straight multi-hit performances, raising his batting average to .306 over 26 games this season.
Mercado went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in an 8-4 victory against the Yankees on Saturday.
For the second time in three days, Mercado has gone deep. He's on a modest four-game hitting streak, but behind that run, his average is back to .300. Mercado has seven extra-base hits, including three homers, seven RBI, 17 runs and two steals in 70 major-league at-bats this season.
Mercado is not in the lineup Thursday against the Twins, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Mercado will take a seat on the bench after starting the past four games and going just 2-for-15 (.133) with a 1:4 BB:K during that stretch. In his absence, the Indians will go with an outfield consisting of Jordan Luplow, Leonys Martin and Tyler Naquin from left to right.
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