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Starling Marte

Pittsburgh Pirates
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Pirates | Starling Marte sitting Thursday

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:49:50 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is out of the lineup Thursday, April 28, with OF Matt Joyce hitting cleanup. C Francisco Cervelli also has the day off, which bumps 2B Josh Harrison up to fifth, and C Chris Stewart is hitting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Joyce has a .333-2-7 line and is a solid plug-and-play in Coors Field against Tyler Chatwood. J-Hay is on fire and is a daily consideration. Stewart is a basement flyer because of the park.

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Pirates | Andrew McCutchen sitting out

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:01:43 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen is not in the starting lineup against Colorado Rockies SP Chad Bettis Monday, April 25. OF Starling Marte will start in center field, while OF Matt Joyce will start in left field and is batting second in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Joyce has been used mostly as a pinch hitter this season but does have a .300 average over the first few weeks of the season. Joyce could be a desperation option in some daily fantasy leagues, but owners should be able to find better options in most leagues.

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Pirates | Four hits for Starling Marte

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:04:29 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte went 4-for-6 with a double, two RBI, two runs scored and a walk in a 12-10 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, Apri 24.

Fantasy Tip: Marte is hitting .333, and he is currently on pace to approach 100 RBI, 100 runs and 40 steals. He is blossoming into an elite fantasy outfielder.

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Pirates | Starling Marte's hand not an issue

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 16:34:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte (hand) appeared as a defensive replacement in the eighth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, April 17, one day after being hit by a pitch in the right hand.

Fantasy Tip: While Marte didnít start, the fact that he was able to enter for defensive purposes likely means he will be back in the lineup sooner rather than later.

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Pirates | Starling Marte resting Sunday

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 09:29:13 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is out of the lineup against Milwaukee Brewers SP Zach Davies Sunday, April 17. OF Matt Joyce will play right field and bat cleanup, with OF Gregory Polanco sliding over to left field and batting sixth.

Fantasy Tip: Remove Marte from all fantasy lineups Sunday. Joyce is 3-for-12 with a double, home run and four RBI and should be considered as a value play in daily contests this afternoon.

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Pirates | Starling Marte pops second homer

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:26:01 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte hit his second home run of the year Tuesday, April 12, versus the Detroit Tigers. He finished the afternoon 2-for-4 with a run scored, two RBI and he also added a double.

Fantasy Tip: Marte is up to .333/.389/.576 and appears to be fulfilling the investment owners made in him on draft day. The 27-year-old has exhibited monster potential before and he looks to be comfortably on track towards a big season. At the very least, he does look like he'll notch his first career 20/20 campaign.

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Pirates | Starling Marte hits slam Friday

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:53:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte went 3-for-4 with his first career grand slam in a victory over the Cincinnati Reds Friday, April 8.

Fantasy Tip: Marte is batting .333 through his first 15 at-bats of the regular season. He should be viewed as an OF1 in mixed fantasy leagues due to his combination of power and speed.

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Pirates | Starling Marte pulled early

Sat, 26 Mar 2016 20:22:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte (quadriceps) was removed from a spring training game Saturday, March 26, because of tightness in his right quadriceps.

Fantasy Tip: His removal from the game sounds like a precaution more than anything. Marte is an across-the-board contributor, and his combination of power and speed makes him an OF1 candidate.

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Pirates | Starling Marte enjoys batting cleanup

Wed, 07 Oct 2015 15:20:09 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is 21-for-40 over his past nine starts hitting fourth. Marte is batting fourth against Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Fantasy Tip: Marte ($5,700, 11.4% of cap) is a high-end fantasy option in all formats, but it is an incredibly daunting matchup against Arrieta ($8,700, 17.4% of cap) Wednesday. FantasyScore players should view Marte as a high-risk, high-reward play in contests.

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Pirates | Starling Marte on a roll

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:43:02 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is currently 4-for-4 in the game Thursday, Sept. 24, and he is 13-for-19 in the series against the Colorado Rockies and 16-for-31 on the road trip.

Fantasy Tip: Ride the wave on FantasyScore with Marte ($5,600, 11.2% of cap) while he's seeing the ball well.

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