Marte, Qualls, Walker Close to Getting Back With Pirates
Manager Clint Hurdle can sigh in relief with several players getting close to coming back to playing with the Pirates. Marte (oblique) started his rehab assignment with State College tonight, and will have it transferred to Triple-A on Wednesday. Neil Walker (low back) continues to ramp his workouts, and Chad Qualls (big toe) struck out the side in his first rehab appearance last night with Triple-A.
"The sigh of relief, I’ll probably go there when I write it in the lineup," Hurdle said. "It’s still part of the process that they’re working through. It was good to get Marte out. He did so well yesterday, we didn’t think there was anything more for him to do here. We’ll see where we go from there. Walker’s going to do more today. W...
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