Pirates place Marte on DL with bruised hand
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed leadoff hitter Starling Marte on
the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a bruised right hand.
Marte was injured when he was thrown out trying to steal third
base in the eighth inning of Pittsburgh’s 4-2 loss to the Arizona
Diamondbacks on Aug. 18. Marte’s right hand was stepped on during
the play. He remained in the game but hasn’t played since.
Before getting hurt Marte was batting .282 with 11 home runs and
33 RBIs. He is third in the NL with 35 stolen bases.
Andrew Lambo was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis to replace