In the Dominican from Wednesday night, Starling Marte returned to the lineup after missing two games and went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored. He left in the sixth inning with the game well out of hand. Marte is now 8-for-29 with six RBIs in eight playoff games. His team won the game by a 9-2 score and that moved them to 7-3 in the 18 game round robin tournament.

Marte returned to the lineup Wednesday night (Photo credit: David Hague)

Gregory Polanco was originally supposed to be away from his team for six days according to his GM, Moises Alou. On Wednesday, Alou announced that Polanco will return to his team on Sunday. Polanco attended mini-camp with the Pirates and went to MLB's Rookie Career Development Program along with Jameson Taillon, Brandon Cumpton and Andrew Lambo.
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