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Starling Marte

27-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2016 Stats

AVG

.327

HR

3

RBI

13

R

16

SB

7

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

When Marte hit 12 homers in his first 57 games it appeared yet another breakout was on the horizon for the 5-tool star. Alas, a hand injury and an assortment of other nagging ailments slowed Marte’s p...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 185   DOB: 10/9/1988   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Starling Marte Contract Information:

Agreed to a six-year, $31 million contract with the Pirates in March of 2014.

May 2, 2016  –  Starling Marte News

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Marte went 2-for-5 with an RBI Sunday, lifting his batting average to .327.

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Starling Marte Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 21 R GUL 8 28 26 6 9 5 3 0 2 5 4 1 1 6 0 0 1 .346 .393 .692 1.085
2010 21 A+ BRA 60 253 222 41 70 21 16 5 0 33 22 8 12 59 2 2 15 .315 .386 .432 .818
2011 22 AA ALT 129 572 536 91 178 58 38 8 12 50 24 12 22 100 1 2 11 .332 .370 .500 .870
2012 23 A STA 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2012 23 AAA IND 99 431 388 64 111 46 21 13 12 62 21 12 28 91 2 3 10 .286 .347 .500 .847
2012 23 MAJ PIT 47 182 167 18 43 14 3 6 5 17 12 5 8 50 2 2 3 .257 .300 .437 .737
2013 24 MAJ PIT 135 566 510 83 143 48 26 10 12 35 41 15 25 138 6 1 24 .280 .343 .441 .784
2014 25 AAA IND 3 12 12 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 .083 .083 .167 .250
2014 25 MAJ PIT 135 545 495 73 144 48 29 6 13 56 30 11 33 131 0 0 17 .291 .356 .453 .809
2015 26 MAJ PIT 153 633 579 84 166 51 30 2 19 81 30 10 27 123 3 5 19 .287 .337 .444 .781
2016 27 MAJ PIT 26 116 107 16 35 13 10 0 3 13 7 2 3 23 0 0 6 .327 .379 .505 .884
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3-Year Averages     141 581 528 80 151 48 28 6 14 57 33 12 28 130 3 2 20 .286 .344 .441 .786
Career  (View All)     496 2,042 1,858 274 531 174 98 24 52 202 120 43 96 465 11 8 69 .286 .343 .448 .791

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Starling Marte Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 2 ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .327 .379 .505 .884
May. 1 Cin 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .327 .375 .510 .885
Apr. 30 Cin 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 .323 .374 .515 .889
Apr. 29 Cin 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .373 .531 .904
Apr. 28 @Col Did not play.
Apr. 27 @Col 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .326 .367 .522 .889
Apr. 26 @Col 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .322 .366 .529 .895
Apr. 25 @Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .329 .375 .512 .887
Apr. 24 @Ari 6 2 4 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .381 .526 .907
Apr. 23 @Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .351 .500 .851
Apr. 22 @Ari 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .370 .529 .899
Apr. 21 @SD 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .328 .377 .531 .908
Apr. 20 @SD 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .322 .375 .525 .900
Apr. 19 @SD 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .390 .537 .927
Apr. 17 Mil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .347 .407 .551 .958
Apr. 16 Mil 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .347 .407 .551 .958
Apr. 15 Mil 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .348 .400 .543 .943
Apr. 14 Det 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .378 .512 .890
Apr. 13 Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .375 .528 .903
Apr. 12 @Det 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .389 .576 .965
Apr. 11 @Det 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .375 .448 .823
Apr. 10 @Cin 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .292 .370 .417 .787
Apr. 9 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .364 .421 .785
Apr. 8 @Cin 4 1 3 0 0 1 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .333 .444 .533 .977
Apr. 6 StL 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .182 .308 .182 .490
Apr. 5 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .111 .000 .111
Apr. 3 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 25 5 8 1 0 1 2 0 6 1 2 3 0 0 .320 .393 .480 .873
Last 14 Days 58 10 18 6 0 1 5 1 13 3 2 3 0 0 .310 .355 .466 .821
Last 30 Days 107 16 35 10 0 3 13 3 23 7 2 6 0 1 .327 .379 .505 .884

Starling Marte: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 26 25 3
2015 151 141 18
2014 131 114 28
2013 130 124 13
2012 45 43 4

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Starling Marte Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016153000.267.333.646
2015126176185.246.421.717
201489141105.303.427.781

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201692133137.337.533.923
201545367136325.298.450.798
201440659124625.288.458.814

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016425032.310.381.789
201526742103716.292.457.804
20142703652714.289.430.772

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201665113105.338.585.943
20153124294414.282.433.760
20142253782916.293.480.852
Starling Marte Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 21 R GUL 28 26 3.6% 21.4% 0.17 77% .389 .346
2010 21 A+ BRA 253 222 4.7% 23.3% 0.20 73% .429 .117
2011 22 AA ALT 572 536 3.8% 17.5% 0.22 81% .392 .168
2012 23 A STA 5 5 0% 60% 0.00 40% .000 .000
2012 23 AAA IND 431 388 6.5% 21.1% 0.31 77% .347 .214
2012 23 MAJ PIT 182 167 4.4% 27.5% 0.16 70% .339 .180
2013 24 MAJ PIT 566 510 4.4% 24.4% 0.18 73% .364 .161
2014 25 AAA IND 12 12 0% 41.7% 0.00 58% .143 .084
2014 25 MAJ PIT 545 495 6.1% 24% 0.25 74% .373 .162
2015 26 MAJ PIT 633 579 4.3% 19.4% 0.22 79% .336 .157
2016 27 MAJ PIT 116 107 2.6% 19.8% 0.13 79% .395 .178
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3-Year Averages     581 528 4.8% 22.4% 0.22 75% .357 .155
Career     2,042 1,858 4.7% 22.8% 0.21 75% .357 .162

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2016 Stat Review for Starling Marte    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.327 AVG
ELITE
79% Contact Rate
WEAK
.395 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.505 SLG
ELITE
.178 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.13 BB/K
TERRIBLE
2.6% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
19.8% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.884 OPS
ELITE
.379 OBP
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Starling Marte: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Marte (hand) will start in left field and bat cleanup Sunday against the Reds.

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Marte was hit by a pitch on his hand Saturday, though he stayed in the contest.

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Marte is not in the lineup Thursday against the Rockies, Stephen Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Marte hit his third homer -- and first since April 12 -- in Tuesday's 9-4 win over Colorado on Tuesday.

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Marte, who stole his NL-leading sixth base Monday, is 4-for-9 with a triple against Tuesday starter Jorge De La Rosa.

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Marte went 4-for-6 with a double, two RBI, two runs scored and a walk in Sunday's win over Arizona.

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Marte (hand) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Padres, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Marte (hand) served as a defensive replacement Sunday, playing one inning in left field and one in center field.

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Marte (hand) is expected to rejoin the Pirates lineup Tuesday against the Padres, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Marte (hand) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers.

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Marte's status for Sunday's game against the Brewers is uncertain due to a sore right hand, MLB.com's Adam Berry reports.

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2016

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2015

Marte slightly improved upon his numbers from his first full season in 2014, slashing .291/.356/.453 with 13 homers and 30 stolen bases in 545 plate appearances. When Pittsburgh moved him out of the leadoff spot to seventh in order, he strung together four multi-hit performances in the next seven games and never looked back. His RBI total improved from 35 to 56 (year over year) and he ended up batting mostly fifth against left-handed pitching. A .373 BABIP appears ripe for regression, but he's never dipped below a .333 BABIP in six pro seasons. Marte, who signed a six-year, $31 million extension in March of 2013, played a more-than-capable center field when Andrew McCutchen went on the DL. After bottoming out June 8 with a .230 batting average, the 26-year-old hit .338/.397/.529 in 305 plate appearances. Provided he stays healthy -- he's been hit by 41 pitches the last two seasons -- expect another strong campaign from Marte.

2014

A finger injury suffered Aug. 19 prematurely ended Marte's breakout season -- he saw just 27 of his 510 at-bats after the injury. The 25-year-old batted .280/.343/.441 with 12 homers, 35 RBI and 41 stolen bases (in 56 attempts). He ranked second in the NL with 24 Hit-By-Pitches. His 10.2 UZR and 20.1 UZR/150 ratings were the best among qualified NL left fielders. Despite a horrendous 25:138 BB:K ratio, Marte offset that number with a .363 BABIP -- which was actually his second lowest mark in five pro seasons. Expect more of the same from Marte in 2014. At some point, the team might move Marte out of the leadoff spot, but only if an adequate replacement can be found.

2013

Marte's offensive ceiling may be as high as another other Pirates positional player not named Andrew McCutchen. His first foray with the Bucs proved to be a bumpy ride, but he gave glimpses of why the organization values him highly. The outfielder, who homered on the first big-league pitch he ever saw in Houston, never played above Double-A prior to 2012. WIth Triple-A Indy, Marte hit .286/.347/.500 with 13 triples, 12 homers and 21 steals in 99 contests. A season after winning a Double-A batting title, not even a 28:91 BB:K ratio could hold him down. Marte then hit six triples, five homers and stole 12 bases in 47 games for Pittsburgh, despite an oblique injury. Plate discipline will likely always be an issue for the free swinger. He heads into 2013 as the odds-on starter left fielder, but he will be pushed by the several others and Pittsburgh management showed in 2012 that it can be quick to pull the trigger on a struggling left fielder -- see Alex Presley. The scenario for a breakout season is real, but the chance that he gets sent back to Triple-A for additional seasoning is also a distinct possibility. Marte represents a high-risk, high-reward offering, especially in one-year leagues.

2012

Marte made his Double-A debut in 2011 to the tune of a .332/.270/.500 slash line in 536 at-bats. Coming off a broken hamate bone in 2010, Marte showed a bit of the power (12 homers) that makes him the closest prospect Pittsburgh has to a five-tool talent. The 22-year-old righty hit 38 doubles, eight triples, stole 24-of-36 bags and hit .332. Marte lacks plate discipline (22:100 BB:K ratio) and it will be interesting to see how he fares against Triple-A pitching. Oddly, he hit .346 against righties (in 405 at-bats) and .288 (in 125 at-bats) versus lefties. It wouldn't be surprising to see him in a big league uniform by September, if not sooner.