Comments on: Pirates Notebook: Hurdle Believes Marte Could Be a Dynamic Leadoff Hitter Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:14:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: leadoff Sat, 09 Mar 2013 15:26:14 +0000 I have been advocating for the last couple of years that I think that Marte is the best talent the Pirates have at this time and I don’t think he has done anything to change my mind. I also think that when Polanco gets here that player with the least talent in the outfield may be McCutchen, I realize that talent does not always translate into production.
Marte could hit his way out of the leadoff spot much like McCutchen did.
I like McPherson in the starting rotation for the Bucs this year, I think in ST in his case it just a matter of locating his pitches, that will come, there could be two spots open in the rotation instead of one depending on what they do with Karstens, so both Locke and McPherson might make it.

By: Lee Young Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:25:07 +0000 I am excited about Marte’s footure.