All posts tagged "Starling Marte"

  • Analysis
    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...

  • Transactions
    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...

  • Prospect Reports
    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...

  • Prospect Reports
    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. ...

  • Prospect Reports
    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...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Doubleheaders and Good Pitching by Altoona

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  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Split Double Header With Toledo

    Game 1:  Toledo Mud Hens  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box)   Doubles figured big in the scoring in the first game of today’s double header at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.  Each team collected 3 doubles, though the Mud Hens made better use of them than the Indians did.  Both starting...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Waiting For the Appropriate Time to Call Up Starling Marte

    Before the organization decides to promote outfield prospect Starling Marte from Triple-A, they want to make sure he's ready. It has nothing to do with the trade deadline, Manager Clint Hurdle shot that theory down on Friday saying,  "I don’t think it probably has as much thump as if something’s being made...

  • Prospect Reports
    Throwing Errors In 1st Inning Hurt VandenHurk And Indians

    Toledo Mud Hens  3,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)     The Mud Hens scored early and the Indians scored late at Toledo’s Fifth-Third Field tonight, but it was the Mud Hens who came out on top.  Tribe starter Rick VandenHurk had another tough start, even though he lasted 7 innings.  Six of...

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