Starling Marte stole his 19th and 20th bases to get to second place in the NL. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
Starling Marte did not do it all by himself Wednesday night, but he did do it all.
The Pirates' left fielder notched four hits for the first time in his young-but-exciting career, stole two bases and scored all four times he got on base to lead the Pittsburgh offense to a 12-8 victory over the defending champion San Francisco Giants.
"It goes back to pitch selection," manager Clint Hurdle said. "Trying to maintain discipline throughout the at-bat, and [Marte] was able to do a much better job of that. The top of the order was really special tonight."
Marte's leadoff contributions were part of the top third of the Pirates' lineup demolishing Giants left-hander Barry Zito, go...
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