Tag Archives: Starling Marte

Posted on April 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Pittsburgh Pirates are about to experience their first bit of adversity in 2018. On Monday, the Pirates placed second baseman Josh Harrison on the 10-day. On Sunday, Harrison suffered a fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand after getting hit by Marlins ace Jose Urena. […]

Posted on March 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Outside of the Miami Marlins, few teams did more during the offseason to hurt their chances of competing in 2018 than the Pittsburgh Pirates. The club traded away Andrew McCutchen and ace Gerrit Cole. Will those moves doom the Pirates to a lost 2018 season or can […]

Posted on September 5, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Pittsburgh Pirates have reportedly given manager Clint Hurdle a four-year extension. Both Hurdle and the Pirates have declined to confirm the extension. But the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that Hurdle and the team have a deal in place for Hurdle to remain manager of the Pirates through […]

Posted on May 17, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Pittsburgh Pirates just can’t catch a break in 2017. One player has been lost for half the season with a PED suspension, one player is unable to get a visa to enter the country, and one of their starting pitchers has been sidelined with testicular cancer. […]

Posted on April 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended by Major League Baseball for 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. According to the MLB Commissioner’s Office, Marte tested positive for Nandrolone, a banned substance. Marte will begin serving his suspension immediately. He won’t be able to […]

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