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Pirates | Want Starling Marte to have down time

The Pittsburgh Pirates are about to rein in OF Starling Marte, who is batting .317 with 19 RBIs in 26 games for Escogido of the Dominican Winter League. The club wants Marte to have some quality down time before spring training, and general manager Neal Huntington said Friday, Dec. 7, that the team will tell him to shut it down "sooner rather than later."

2012-12-07 19:37:39 | Source: MLB.com - Tom Singer

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