All posts tagged "Starling Marte"

  • Analysis
    Pirates Hoping Starling Marte Can Help Fill The Corner Outfield Void

    The Pirates are hoping Starling Marte can fill the inconsistent production from their corner outfield positions this season. The Pittsburgh Pirates have struggled with consistency coming from their corner outfield positions and the leadoff spot in the lineup so far in 2012. The production they've had in left has combined for just...

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    Starling Marte Has Been Ready And Waiting

    Starling Marte stands in front of his motto. The Starling Marte era is about to begin for the Pittsburgh Pirates, which means that many more of you will be getting to see what I have been lucky enough to be watching all season: an outstanding player who can be a star for...

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    First Pitch: Why I Don’t Think the Pirates Are Done After Marte Promotion

    After it was announced that Starling Marte would be promoted tomorrow, I started getting the following question on Twitter: Do you think the Pirates will make any more moves now that Starling Marte is up? My answer: yes. My reasoning: look at the pitching. The pitching staff has been strong this year....

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    Errors And Former Tribe Pitcher Defeat Indians

    Pawtucket Red Sox  4,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)     Starling Marte may have just played his last game as an Indianap0lis Indian, at least for a while, and it would have been nice to send him off with a win.  Unfortunately 3 Indian’s errors and an excellent start by former Indy...

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    It’s Starling Marte Time: What to Love and What to Fear

    Starling Marte will arrive tomorrow. We can put the #FreeStarlingMarte hash tags away. Mission accomplished. I've been saying one thing about Marte since his hot streak at the end of June: let's be patient. Everyone wanted to call him up after he exploded for nine games at the end of June. My...

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    Starling Marte Will Join the Pirates in Houston Tomorrow, Meek Demoted

    Per Kristy Robinson on Twitter, the Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to call up outfielder Starling Marte tomorrow. Marte is hitting for a .286/.348/.500 line this year in 384 at-bats in Triple-A. UPDATE: Evan Meek has been demoted and the Pirates have officially announced the move.... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers...

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    Wilson And Relievers Make Indians’ 3 Early Runs Hold Up

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Pawtucket Red Sox  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians scored 3 runs early in tonight’s game against the Pawtucket Red Sox at Victory Field.  Starting pitcher Justin Wilson threw 5 scoreless innings, and relievers Daniel McCutchen and Doug Slaten took it the rest of the way, making those 3...

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    14 Innings And A Weird Finish Give Indians The Win

    Indianapolis Indians  2,   Toledo Mud Hens  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians won their third game in a row tonight, beating the Toledo Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.  The game took 14 innings and 4 hours 22 minutes, and the final out was made on a very unusual play. ...

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    Morales’ Homer Gives Indians A Come-From-Behind Win

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Toledo Mud Hens  6 (Box)   A 3-run homer by C Jose Morales in the 8th inning gave the Indians the lead, and eventually the win, to defeat the Toledo Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio tonight.  The two teams combined for 25 hits, with 14...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Will We See Marte This Year?

    Starling Marte isn't helping his case to get called up to the majors any time soon. The outfielder is currently slumping, with a .190/.298/.429 line in 42 at-bats over his last 12 games. That slump includes a 33% strikeout rate and an 11% walk rate. From the looks of that line, it...

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