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Marte went 1-for-4 Wednesday, but saw his batting average fall to .296, his lowest mark since April 8.
McCutchen went 1-for-4 and was caught stealing Wednesday against the Tigers.
Mercer made his first start in three days Wednesday against Detroit, going 1-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base.
McDonald (back/elbow) is 0-for-7 in his first two rehab starts for Triple-A Indianapolis, and didn't play in Wednesday's game.
Heredia made his third appearance in extended spring training on Tuesday, working three innings and throwing 48 pitches.
Bell went 2-for-4 Wednesday night for Low-A West Virginia, hitting his seventh homer of the year and driving in two.
Walker went 2-4 Wednesday with a solo home run Wednesday against Detroit.
Burnett allowed three earned runs on five hits over six innings but did not factor into the decision Wednesday against the Tigers.
Morton (elbow) is expected to throw around 80 pitches in his next rehab start Sunday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Taillon, 21, has a 2.91 ERA and 63:22 K:BB ratio through 55.2 innings for Double-A Altoona.