Orlando Mercado

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Orlando Mercado Rodriguez

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 195 lb.

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Since his playing career ended, catcher Orlando Mercado has been a coach in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization. He was a player/coach for the Vancouver Canadians in 1994, then a coach with the AZL Angels (1995-1996), Midland Angels (1997) and Butte Copper Kings (1998-1999). From 2000 to 2002 he was the bullpen catcher for the Angels, and was the bullpen coach from 2003 to 2010. In 2011-2013 Mercado was the Angels' minor league catching coordinator. He moved to the New York Yankees' chain as a coach for the Trenton Thunder in 2014.

Mercado is the father of Orlando Mercado Jr.

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