Pittsburgh Pirates
2015 Avg.
.284
 
Career Avg.
.282
Name  Starling Marte
Born  10/9/1988
Height  6-1
Weight  185
Number  6
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/14/2015 5:35:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte was 3-for-4 with an RBI and run in the, 4-2, loss to the Phillies on Thursday.
Insight: Marte had a pair of doubles, including an RBI-double in the ninth. He is hitting .287/.341/.525 with eight home runs and 25 RBI in 122 at-bats this season.
 
5/11/2015 12:09:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte hit a three-run homer Monday versus Philadelphia.
Insight: It gave the Pirates the lead in the third, and they never looked back. It was Marte's lone hit in four at-bats, and he is now batting .277 with eight homers and 24 overall.
 
5/10/2015 12:09:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is back in the lineup on Sunday versus the Cardinals.
Insight: Marte left Saturday's game due to dizziness, but he is apparently good to go on Sunday. He will bat fourth versus the lefty Tyler Lyons. Marte leads the Pirates with 21 RBI.
 
5/9/2015 8:44:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte left Saturday's game against the Cardinals with "severe dizziness" according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Insight: Marte struck out in both his at-bats before Sean Rodriguez replaced him in left field. Marte is having a solid season, hitting .269 with 21 RBI. Consider him questionable for Sunday.
 
5/5/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte hit a line drive solo home run to right field for the Pirates only run in the, 7-1, loss to the Reds on Tuesday.
Insight: Marte was 1-for-2 with the solo bomb that was just a bullet to right, but Pittsburgh can't get any offense going. They have scored one run in each of their last four games, all losses. The Pirates have picked a bad time for the offense to stop hitting as they have dropped six of the last seven to division rivals. Marte is hitting .264 with seven home runs and 18 RBI in 91 at-bats this season.
 
Hot4/23/2015 12:05:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte left Wednesday's game after being hit on the hand by a pitch and is out for Thursday's game against the Chicago Cubs.
Insight: X-rays were negative, but he still might need a couple of days off. Too bad, Marte was pounding the ball this week, going 8-for-20 with four homers, 10 RBI and a 1.455 OPS since Friday.
 
Hot4/23/2015 9:56:00 AM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte left Wednesday's game after being hit on the hand by a pitch and is questionable for Thursday's game against the Chicago Cubs.
Insight: X-rays were negative, but he still might need a couple of days off. Too bad, Marte was pounding the ball this week, going 8-for-20 with four homers, 10 RBI and a 1.455 OPS since Friday.
 
4/22/2015 9:16:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte left Wednesday's game after being hit on the hand by a pitch.
Insight: He was hit in the third, but stayed in the game until the fifth. Consider Marte day-to-day for now.
 
4/17/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte hit a monster home run for his second of the season as Pittsburgh beat Milwaukee, 6-3, on Friday.
Insight: Marte has really struggled to start the year, but manager Clint Hurdle mixed up his order and moved Marte down, which seemed to work. Marte went 2-for-4 with a two-run bomb that went close to 450 feet. Marte is hitting .152 with four RBI, so maybe this game gets him going.
 
Cold4/14/2015 3:26:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Marte has gone hitless in his last two games and is batting just .115 on the season, so he's getting a day off. His career OPS is 78 points higher in the second half, so fantasy owners shouldn't panic over his slow start. He's a top outfielder who gives fantasy owners 30-plus steals and double-digit home runs.
 
4/8/2015 11:30:00 AM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is a lifetime .217 hitter with eight strikeouts in 23 at-bats in 23 at-bats versus Red starter Mike Leake.
Insight: The Sports Network expects Marte to have a big season after he hit .348 in the second half last season, but he should probably be avoided on Wednesday. Marte was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts on Opening Day.
 
4/6/2015 10:42:00 AM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is an ugly 1-for-20 (.050) with six strikeouts against Reds starter Johnny Cueto.
Insight: Marte's numbers have improved each season and he hit .291 with 13 HR, 56 RBI and .808 OPS. He also stole 30 bases last season, but this unfavorable matchup should probably be avoided.
 
Cold9/13/2014 4:33:00 PM
Description: Pirates outfielder Starling Marte is not in the starting lineup again on Saturday.
Insight: Marte has been out with a sore elbow since a pitch hit him in his left elbow on Thursday. X-rays were negative, which is obviously a good thing. Marte could possibly pinch run against the Cubs Saturday.
 
Cold8/31/2014 9:26:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte is hitless in 14 at-bats against Reds ace Johnny Cueto.
Insight: Marte is batting .337 over the past four weeks even though he's just 3-for-16 this week. Avoid him Sunday.
 
Hot8/24/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte has gone 26-for-70 (.371) with six doubles, a triple, four homers, 10 RBI and four steals in August.
Insight: Marte went 1-for-3 with a homer and two RBI Sunday at Milwaukee. He was hitting .255 with a .713 OPS when he went on the DL with a concussion, but he's up to .276 with a .782 OPS after Sunday's game.
 
Hot8/23/2014 9:45:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte went 2-for-3 with a walk, a steal and three runs scored Friday against the Brewers.
Insight: Marte has batted .371 with 10 extra-base hits, eight RBI, 17 runs and three steals since he returned from a concussion. He's raised his average from .255 to .274 and his OPS from .713 to .775 in that span.
 
Hot8/22/2014 11:28:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte is a career 3-for-19 (.158) hitter against Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo.
Insight: Marte had a six-game hitting streak before going 0-for-4 on Thursday against the Braves. He is still hitting .393 in his last seven games.
 
Hot8/18/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte went 3-for-4 with a double and two solo homers Monday against Atlanta.
Insight: Marte has been remarkably hot since he returned from a concussion. going 19-for-51 (.373) with six doubles, a triple, three homers, eight RBI, 13 runs and two steals in 14 games.
 
Hot8/15/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte hit his first homer since June 13 Friday against the Nationals.
Insight: Marte has gone 13-for-39 (.333) with four doubles, a homer, five RBI, two steals and nine runs since he returned from a concussion on Aug. 5.
 
Hot8/11/2014 10:49:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte has gone 9-for-25 (.360) with three doubles and a triple since he returned from a concussion.
Insight: Marte went 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk, three RBI, two runs and a steal Monday against the Tigers.