Oscar Mercado Age: How Old Is Oscar Mercado?

Oscar Mauricio Mercado is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Cleveland Guardians. He is Colombian-American. At the 2017 World Baseball Classic, he was a member of the Colombian national baseball team.

Mercado was born in the Colombian city of Cartagena. Oscar Sr. was a soccer player who also worked as a general contractor.

Oscar Mercado
Oscar Mercado

Juan, his older brother, and Nathalia, his twin sister, are his siblings. When he was seven years old, his family immigrated to the United States on his father’s work visa and resided in Tampa, Florida.


In Tampa, Florida, Mercado attended Gaither High School.


He is committed to play baseball for Florida State University in college.

Mercado was taken in the second round of the 2013 MLB draft by the St. Louis Cardinals, with the 58th overall pick. He received a $1.5 million signing bonus when he joined the Cardinals.

Mercado made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Cardinals of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League, batting.209 in 42 games with one home run and 14 runs batted in (RBIs).

He hit.224 with three home runs, 25 RBIs, and 26 stolen bases in 60 games for the Johnson City Cardinals of the Advanced Rookie-level Appalachian League in 2014, and .254 with four home runs, 44 RBIs, and 50 stolen bases in 117 games for the Peoria Chiefs of the Class A Midwest League in 2015.

He made the conversion from shortstop to outfielder for the Palm Beach Cardinals of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League in 2016.

How Old Is Oscar Mercado?

Oscar Mercado is 27 years old. He was born on December 16, 1994.