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Starling Marte

26-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2015 Stats

AVG

.283

HR

15

RBI

63

R

72

SB

25

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 l...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 184   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.

August 22, 2015  –  Starling Marte News

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Marte mashed a walkoff homer Saturday -- his 15th dinger of the season -- en route to a 2-for-4 performance against the Giants.

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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 120 499 456 72 129 41 24 2 15 63 25 9 22 104 2 4 15 .283 .334 .443 .777
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3-Year Averages     105 429 390 58 110 36 19 7 10 36 27 10 22 106 2 1 14 .282 .342 .444 .786

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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
Aug. 28 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .283 .334 .443 .777
Aug. 27 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .337 .447 .784
Aug. 26 @Mia 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .340 .451 .791
Aug. 25 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .342 .454 .796
Aug. 24 @Mia 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .292 .344 .458 .802
Aug. 23 SF 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .291 .342 .459 .801
Aug. 22 SF 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .290 .341 .459 .800
Aug. 21 SF 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .340 .450 .790
Aug. 20 SF 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .289 .341 .453 .794
Aug. 19 Ari 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .338 .451 .789
Aug. 18 Ari 7 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .336 .448 .784
Aug. 17 Ari 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .337 .444 .781
Aug. 16 @NYM 5 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .338 .443 .781
Aug. 15 @NYM 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .337 .439 .776
Aug. 14 @NYM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .339 .442 .781
Aug. 13 @StL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .339 .442 .781
Aug. 12 @StL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .339 .442 .781
Aug. 11 @StL 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .341 .444 .785
Aug. 9 LAD 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .285 .340 .441 .781
Aug. 8 LAD 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .284 .335 .442 .777
Aug. 7 LAD 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .286 .336 .445 .781
Aug. 5 ChC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .289 .337 .450 .787
Aug. 4 ChC 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .337 .452 .789
Aug. 3 ChC Did not play.
Aug. 2 @Cin 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .335 .449 .784
Aug. 1 @Cin 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .336 .448 .784
Jul. 31 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .292 .340 .455 .795
Jul. 30 @Cin 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .292 .339 .457 .796
Jul. 29 @Min 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .290 .336 .456 .792
Jul. 28 @Min Did not play.
Last 7 Days 29 5 6 1 0 1 3 1 6 1 1 1 1 0 .207 .250 .345 .595
Last 14 Days 60 13 16 3 1 2 6 1 10 3 1 2 2 0 .267 .292 .450 .742
Last 30 Days 105 23 27 6 1 2 11 4 16 6 1 7 2 1 .257 .322 .390 .712

Starling Marte: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 119 111 15
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
201589145144.281.483.816
201489141105.303.427.781
20139220365.402.5871.053

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201535958104821.290.443.785
201440659124625.288.458.814
20134186392936.254.409.724

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152203993314.314.500.864
20142703652714.289.430.772
20132414251417.286.427.781

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152283362911.263.404.721
20142253782916.293.480.852
20132694172124.275.454.787
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 499 456 4.4% 20.8% 0.21 77% .338 .160
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3-Year Averages     429 390 5.1% 24.7% 0.21 73% .365 .162

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2015 Stat Review for Starling Marte    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.283 AVG
GOOD
77% Contact Rate
WEAK
.338 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.443 SLG
GOOD
.160 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.21 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.4% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
20.8% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.777 OPS
GOOD
.334 OBP
GOOD

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Starling Marte: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Marte went 2-for-3 with two steals and two runs against the Giants on Thursday.

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Marte went 2-for-7 with a homer, an RBI and two runs Tuesday against Arizona.

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Marte (hand) went 2-for-5 with a triple and an RBI on Sunday against the Mets.

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Marte (hand) is back in the lineup Sunday against the Mets, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Marte (hand) is out of the lineup Saturday, Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports.

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Marte (hand) is out of the lineup Friday, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Marte (hand) entered Thursday's game as a pinch-runner and then played left field in the ninth inning.

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Marte (hand) is out of the lineup Thursday against the Cardinals.

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Manager Clint Hurdle said Marte left Wednesday's game with left hand discomfort. "It happened Tuesday night," Hurdle told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "There was a twinge. It's a weird kind of thing. It doesn't show up all the time. It showed up tonight, repeatedly."

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Marte exited Wednesday's game with left hand discomfort.

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Marte has exited Wednesday's game in the third inning with an apparent hand injury, Stephen Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.