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Jordy Mercer & Jameson Taillon Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day

  • David Gonos

Tuesday, Sept. 19, was Talk Like a Pirate Day – and who better to talk like a pirate than actual Pirates! From Pittsburgh!

To celebrate the occasion, Captain Morgan teamed up with Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer to gift teammates with personalized bottles of Original Spiced Rum.

Check out his tweet with a photo of him and pitcher Jameson Taillon striking the Captain Morgan pose:

Jameson also posted a photo of his personalized bottle on Instagram and Twitter, thanking Jordy for the bottle.

Also, check out Captain Taillon’s Instagram post here, along with this tweet:

Interestingly, Mercer is just six runs batted in from setting a new career-high in Arrrrrrrrrgh-Bis (54), after he knocked in 59 runs last year.

David Gonos

David Gonos has been writing about sports online since 2001, including,,, and