Sport Pirates' Starling Marte dealing with oblique injury, DL stint unlikely

00:45  17 may  2018
00:45  17 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Pirates send Starling Marte to DL; call up No. 2 prospect Austin Meadows

  Pirates send Starling Marte to DL; call up No. 2 prospect Austin Meadows Austin Meadows was the No. 9 overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft.Starting with the bad, Pittsburgh has put star outfielder Starling Marte on the 10-day disabled list with a strained oblique. The 29-year-old has been dealing with the injury for a little while and left after one at-bat Wednesday.

Starling Marte 2018 player profile, game log, season stats, career stats, recent news If you play fantasy sports, get Wade Miley ( oblique ) placed on disabled list. Brewers activate closer Corey Knebel off DL . Pirates placed RHP Nick Burdi on the 60-day disabled list with a right elbow injury .

Pirates outfielder Starling Marte was forced to leave Wednesday night's 3-2 win over the White Sox with left ankle pain, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. Phelps is the third Mariners pitcher in the past year to suffer a serious injury soon after

Pirates outfielder Starling Marte gave fans and fantasy owners some good news Wednesday after a 3-2 win over the White Sox.

Marte, who left Tuesday's game after one at-bat and missed Wednesday's win, said he's dealing with an oblique injury but likely won't need a stint on the disabled list.

a close up of a man swinging a baseball bat: Starling Marte © (Getty Images) Starling Marte

The Pirates (25-17) have been one of the surprise teams in MLB this season. Marte, with his .308/.366/.503 slash with six home runs, 19 RBIs and 10 stolen bases has been one of their most explosive offensive talents.

After Wednesday's win, Pittsburgh moved into a half-game lead in the tough National League Central. The Pirates have won seven out of their last eight games, but need Marte back soon to keep momentum.

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