Gayo is proud of the young player he found and signed as a young teenager.
It appears the Pittsburgh Pirates and outfielder Starling Marte have reached an agreement on a contract extension.
Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman talked about Starling Marte and the Pirates with Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
The Pirates today announced the signing of 31-year-old outfielder Chris Dickerson to a minor league deal which also includes an invitation to Major League spring training as a non-roster player.
The Pittsburgh Pirates activated outfielder Starling Marte from the 15-day disabled list Saturday and also recalled right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton from Triple-A Indianapolis.
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed leadoff hitter Starling Marte on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a bruised right hand.
In a greater context, maybe Starling Marte’s most embarrassing moment as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates — and one that cost the club a pivotal game – will turn out to be a huge positive.
After a disappointing series-opening loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, Pirates hitting coach Jay Bell joins Vinnie on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The topic du jour Wednesday was a dropped fly ball by Pirates leadoff man Starling Marte that opened the door to a 4-3 come-from-behind win by the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in 14 innings Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — At 70-47 the Pirates have been a great team, but they are not necessarily a deep one, so fans surely breathed a sigh of relief when the team announced today left fielder Starling Marte will not go on the disabled list.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The silver lining to a disappointing sweep at Coors Field for the Pirates was the avoidance of potentially key injuries to third baseman Pedro Alvarez and left fielder Starling Marte.
Tab Douglas looked at the Pirates farm system as well as the big league club with Kevin Creagh of SteelCityBuzz.com.
Dexter Fowler had two hits and two RBIs and the Colorado Rockies used a big sixth inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 Saturday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have placed backup catcher Michael McKenry on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with a left knee sprain, the team announced a short while ago.
Brandon Phillips drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double on Friday night, and Mike Leake got the better of left-hander Francisco Liriano for the third time this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that tightened the NL Central.