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Starling Marte

Pittsburgh Pirates
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Pirates | Starling Marte fills it up

Sat, 27 Jun 2015 17:23:35 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte went 3-for-4 with an RBI, three runs scored and a steal in an 8-4 win over the Atlanta Braves Saturday, June 27.

Fantasy Tip: Marte ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) tends to be boom or bust, but his combination of power and speed gives him serious upside at FantasyScore. If Pittsburgh is facing a friendly matchup, Marte is a high-upside option that could put your lineup over the top.

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Pirates | No Starling Marte vs. Reds

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:25:22 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is not in the starting lineup Thursday, June 25. 3B Josh Harrison is starting in right field and batting first, and OF Gregory Polanco is starting in left field and batting second against Cincinnati Reds SP Anthony DeSclafani Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Marte ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) left a game last week with an ankle injury, but it is likely just a night off for the outfielder Thursday. Make sure to avoid him in FantasyScore contests and keep an eye out for updates concerning any potential injuries. Harrison ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) and Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) are worth considering for daily contests Thursday, but neither are lineup locks.

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Pirates | Starling Marte leaves game

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:39:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte (ankle) left the game Wednesday, June 17, against the Chicago White Sox due to a left ankle injury.

Fantasy Tip: Marte ($5,900; or 11.8% of cap) is a risky play in FantasyScore Thursday as he could sit out, especially with a short turnaround.

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Pirates | Starling Marte steals a pair

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:44:55 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte stole two bases and went 2-for-5 during Pittsburgh's 3-0 win over the Chicago White Sox Tuesday, June 16. Marte also scored a run.

Fantasy Tip: Marte ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) is up to 13 swipes on the season, and he now has multiple hits in five consecutive games. FantasyScore players can start him with confidence whenever Pittsburgh faces a favorable pitcher.

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Pirates | Starling Marte delivers in the 13th

Sat, 13 Jun 2015 05:04:12 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte went 3-for-7, including driving in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 13th inning during the Pirates' 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, June 12. It was Marte's 42 RBI of the season.

Fantasy Tip: Over the past 12 games, Marte's ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) batting average has slipped down to .257, as he is riding an 8-for-46 run, but his counting stats are carrying his fantasy stock. On top of the 42 RBI, Marte also has 32 runs, 12 home runs and 11 stolen bases. Expect him to work his batting average back into the .275 area, and finish the season as a five-category contributor.

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Pirates | Starling Marte ends slump

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 21:41:01 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte snapped a five-game hitless drought Friday, June 5, going 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs, three runs scored and two walks in a 10-8 win over the Atlanta Braves.

Fantasy Tip: As his .260 average suggests, Marte ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) can be inconsistent. However, he is also flirting with a 30-30 pace, and his blend of power and speed gives him a ton of upside. Marte is a high-risk, high-reward option at FantasyScore, and on the right night, he can put your lineup over the top.

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Pirates | Starling Marte shifted to two-hole

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 14:09:30 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is batting second and playing left field against Atlanta Braves SP Williams Perez Friday, June 5.

Fantasy Tip: Marte ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) has hit a funk of late and is currently riding a 6-for-48 skid, however his counting stats have still been there. He has seven runs, two home runs, seven RBI and three stolen bases during the stretch. At his cap hit, FantasyScore players should view Marte as a high-risk, high-reward play Friday and until he strings together more consistency at the dish.

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Pirates | Starling Marte taking day off

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:29:27 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, June 3. OF Jose Tabata is starting in left field and hitting sixth in the batting order against San Francisco Giants SP Tim Hudson.

Fantasy Tip: Marte is in an 0-for-20 slump currently. Tabata ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) has mostly been a pinch hitter since being recalled, and he's a crapshoot on FantasyScore. Tabata has only three hits in 14 at-bats (.214).

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Pirates | Starling Marte stays hot

Thu, 14 May 2015 14:16:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte had three hits, including two doubles with a run and RBI Thursday, May 14, during Pittsburgh's 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.

Fantasy Tip: Add those numbers to Marte's ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) solid 11-game run (five runs, two home runs, seven RBI with a .341/.404/.512 slash line) entering the game Thursday, and there is a lot to like about the young outfielder. Marte is emerging as a high-end outfield option in all formats. However, FantasyScore players aren't receiving any discount at his current cap hit, so reserving him for favorable pitching matchups is advised.

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Pirates | Starling Marte fights through injury

Tue, 12 May 2015 21:37:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte (arm) was hit on the left arm by a pitch in the fourth inning Tuesday, May 12, but remained in the game. He was hitless in two at-bats with a walk, run scored and strikeout.

Fantasy Tip: With the exception of Tuesday, Marte normally rips up Philadelphia pitching. Use him in FantasyScore at $5,200 (or 10.4% of cap) in the final two games of this series.

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