Starling Marte News Archive
Marte (back) is out of the lineup Saturday against the Nationals, MLB.com's Adam Berry reports.
Marte (back) is out of the lineup Friday against the Nationals, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports.
Marte was removed from Thursday's game against the Brewers due to back tightness.
Marte left Thursday's game after apparently aggravating his recent lower back injury.
Marte is now slated to bat second Thursday against the Brewers.
Marte (back) is starting in left field Thursday against the Brewers.
Marte (back) struck out in a pinch-hitting role Wednesday, appearing for the first time since Sept. 5. "We are headed in the right direction, a better direction," manager Clint Hurdle told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "Hopefully, he will start sometime soon."
Marte (back) is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Brewers, the Pittsburgh Tribune's Travis Sawchik reports.
Marte (back) is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Brewers.
The Pirates are unsure whether Marte (back) will return before the end of the season. "We're still working through the evaluation process and identifying where is the best path with him," GM Neal Huntington told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "We felt like we were getting really close to getting him able to go compete again, and then (he had) another tough day. Now we need to take a deep breath and re-evaluate."