Starling Marte post fifth straight multi-hit game

Starling Marte extended his hitting streak to 10 games, going 2-4 with a double, RBI in the Pirates 6-3 win over the Phillies. It was Marte’s fifth straight multi-hit game and has doubled in four straight games. ┬áMarte is now batting .286/.356/.447 in 120 games this season and .362 since August 1. 9/10 vs Phillies

Starling Marte at least a couple weeks away from returning to lineup

Starling Marte (.282 – 11 HR – 33 RBI) was placed on the 15-day DL last week, retroactive to August 19th, but Marte’s return to the lineup is going to be longer than the 15-day stint. Marte does not need hand surgery but he said today that it will be two weeks before he can