#pirates LF Starling Marte (concussion DL) will begin four-game rehab stint Saturday with Triple-A Indy.
Hurdle not optimistic Starling Marte will come off the DL tomorrow when he's eligible.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates placed outfielder Starling Marte on the bereavement list Wednesday because of the death or illness of a family member and called up infielder Matt Hague from Class AAA Indianapolis to take his place. Marte must spend at least three days, but no more than seven, on the bereavement..." July 10
Marte, who left Sunday's game due to hamstring tightness, is in today's lineup. Tabata (same thing) available off bench, Hurdle said.
Starling Marte said he expects to play Tuesday. Said he is had 'a little tightness' in hamstring
Andrew McCutchen (ankle) is back in the lineup for the Pirates tonight. Marte is out
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "In addition to the 31 million reasons to commit now to a contract extension, Starling Marte had a few that aren’t easily quantified. “I didn’t feel like I needed to wait because I like where I am, I have confidence where I am, I like the organization,” said Marte in Spanish, with his agent,..." March 28
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Pirates have reached a six-year contract extension with outfielder Starling Marte. The deal, confirmed by a source familiar with the negotiations, includes two club options. MLB Network Radio analyst Jim Duquette reported the deal is worth $31 million. If true, it would be twice as rich..." March 26
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Pirates are trying to sign outfielder Starling Marte to a multiyear contract, multiple sources confirmed to the Tribune-Review, but he turned down at least two offers this past winter. Marte, 25, will not be arbitration eligible until 2016 and cannot become a free agent until 2019. Although..." March 23
Starling Marte is not playing today because he is at the hospital ... with his wife. She is in labor. #Pirates
Hardball Talk "The Pirates have activated outfielder Starling Marte from the disabled list reports Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune. The 24-year-old had been dealing with a contusion on his right hand suffered on August 10 against the Rockies when he was hit by Josh Outman. Marte continued to play for..." September 07
Starling Marte will not need surgery but it will be two weeks before he said he can start swinging again. #Pirates
MLB.com "Outfielder Starling Marte appeared to be on the cusp of returning to the Pirates' lineup. Instead the club placed him on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday retroactive to Monday. Marte who has been battling a right hand contusion also suffered a sprain of the fourth MCP ligament on the..." August 24
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is not in the lineup Sunday, missing a fourth straight game with an oblique injury. Marte said, prior to Sunday's game, that his condition has improved each day, and that he was able to take some swings Sunday. When will the left fielder be back atop the..." June 16