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Updated: Andrew McCutchen has fractured rib; Pirates recall Starling Marte, place Pedro Alvarez on the Bereavement List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled Starling Marte from his rehab stint and reinstated him from the 7-day DL. The team has also placed Pedro Alvarez on the Bereavement List.
There is no official word from the team yet on Andrew McCutchen but it’s believed he might not go on the DL initially.
Updated 3:30 p.m.
Andrew McCutchen been diagnosed with an avulsion fracture involving the costochondral cartilage of the left 11th rib, according to the Pirates. He will not be placed on the DL right away but internally the Pirates expect McCutchen to miss at least 2-3 weeks. McCutchen, though, remains hopeful of not having to do on the DL. “It’s healing right now as we speak,” McCutchen said in the Pirates clubhouse.
PIRATES LINEUP VS MARLINS
1. Starling Marte, CF
2. Jordy Mercer, SS
3. Josh Harrison LF
4. Gaby Sanchez, 1B
5. Neil Walker, 2B
6. Jayson Nix, 3B
7. Gregory Polanco, LF
8. Chris Stewart, C
9 Charlie Morton, P

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