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Starling MarteTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Years: 2012-2018
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PositionsLF-619, CF-545, OF-139, RF-27Position when DraftedLFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStarling Javier Marte
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 9,1988 [30.068]PlaceSanto Domingo,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2006 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Signing Bonus$85,000Signing ScoutsRene GayoJosue HerreraService Time4.163 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-PIT-#6 ... 2011-PIT-#4 ... 2012-MLB-#73 ... 2012-PIT-#4
MLB DebutJuly 26,2012 [23.290]
OrganizationsPIT [10] Awards7
TBC Player ID152824Retrosheet IDmarts002MLBAM ID516782
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed96Power50Contact57XBH36RBIs45Runs63Hitting87Durability53Team.524Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-rf-cf2027100000000100000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2009West Virginia PowerSALApit15cf-rf20542214169953342471255120202.312.377.439.8169717247.400.127.258.3614.8622.274.581.2173.6724.64
2009Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-cf20120200010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.000.8950.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         572304271953352471256120202.309.371.430.8019917256.393.121.248.3554.6921.884.671.1776.6723.94
2010Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-cf21826693025411610000.346.393.6921.08518528.389.346.500.4633.5721.436.007.1413.0055.56
2010Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit15cf216022241701650332281259152205.315.386.432.8189621253.424.117.234.3654.7423.324.920.000.0030.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         6824847791952382691365162205.319.387.460.84711426281.421.141.262.3754.6323.135.000.71124.0032.91
2011Altoona CurveEastAApit6cf22129536911783881250241222100111239.332.370.500.87026858572.390.168.231.3773.8517.484.552.1044.6732.58
2012State College SpikesNYPLA-pit-2315000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2012Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit6cf2399388641112113126221122891102353.286.347.500.84719446431.344.214.309.3596.5021.113.252.7832.3341.44
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         100393641112113126221122894102353.282.343.494.83719446436.341.212.305.3556.4221.563.362.7532.7541.44
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6lf234716718433651712585032205.257.300.437.7377314182.333.180.269.3164.4027.476.252.7533.4032.56
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6lf241355108314326101235411525138246126.280.343.441.78422548566.363.161.261.3444.4224.385.522.1242.5033.57
2014Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit24lf25312011000000500001.083.083.167.2502112.143.084.083.1070.0041.670.000.000.00100.00
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6lf25135495731442961356301133131170005.291.356.453.80922448545.373.162.267.3596.0624.043.972.3938.0833.33
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6lf261535798416630219813010271231935314.287.337.444.78125751633.333.157.238.3374.2719.434.563.0030.4730.72
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6lf2712948971152345946471223104160158.311.361.456.81722348529.379.145.264.3504.3519.664.521.7054.3331.58
2017Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit2lf28310220000100200000.200.200.200.4002010.250.000.100.1750.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2017Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit15o289364121013302820001.333.400.444.84416240.407.111.250.3705.0020.004.002.5036.0016.67
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         124661410134021020001.304.360.391.75118250.371.087.217.3314.0020.005.002.0046.0014.29
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6lf2877309488572731214206380205.275.333.379.71211716339.324.104.223.3125.9018.583.152.0644.1418.82
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit629145559811553252072331435109813211.277.327.460.78725757606.312.183.279.3375.7817.993.113.3027.9536.77
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter82131084588881613685338214711717189512141254.286.341.443.78413762823400.346.157.258.0005.0321.124.202.5036.5631.76
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter36914652504548931301889940773305159821.310.363.474.8376951501607.381.164.257.0004.7920.544.291.8748.8333.04
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1114366812423131365241230104122355.284.345.486.83121249483.345.202.298.0006.2121.533.472.6933.5439.52
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter129536911783881250241222100111239.332.370.500.87026858572.390.168.231.0003.8517.484.552.1044.6732.58
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6423443741650342381261152205.316.384.427.81110021265.423.111.226.0004.5323.025.080.000.0028.38
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter542214169953342471255120202.312.377.439.8169717247.400.127.258.0004.8622.274.581.2173.6724.64
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1033793025411710000.273.314.545.85918535.292.272.394.0002.8620.007.005.7116.5055.56
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter82131084588881613685338214711717189512141254.286.341.443.78413762823400.346.157.258.0005.0321.124.202.5036.5631.76
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626139017532717674214341421923211.286.341.443.78427256671.346.157.258.0005.0321.124.202.5036.5631.76
Average Minor - Per 162 games16264311019939141383431834145222449.310.363.474.83730566706.381.164.257.0004.7920.544.291.8748.8333.04

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit20RF1--6---661.0006.00------250.01.7
2009Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit20CF1--21--331.0003.00------250.01.7
2009West Virginia Power SALApit20CF36--7724-8379.9522.19------5466.726.3
2009West Virginia Power SALApit20RF19--5133-5754.9472.84------5435.213.9
2009Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit20CF1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2010Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit21CF7--16-1-1716.9412.29------887.511.9
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21CF50--101962116110.9482.20------6083.336.2
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21RF2--4---441.0002.00------603.31.4
2011Altoona Curve EastAApit22CF129--3081884334326.9762.53------129100.091.5
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit23CF76--183411188187.9952.46------9976.852.8
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit23LF16--354-139391.0002.44------9916.211.1
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit23RF5--13---13131.0002.60------995.13.5
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23LF43383386333-6966.9571.530.20-----4791.526.5
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23CF41133---331.0000.750.23-----478.52.5
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24LF124113103817656-187181.9681.460.17-----13591.976.5
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24CF136691711-1918.9471.380.26-----1359.68.0
2014Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit25LF2--9---991.0004.50------366.71.4
2014Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit25CF1--2---221.0002.00------333.30.7
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25LF11410794315145-160155.9691.360.16-----13584.470.4
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25CF281616127-1-2827.9640.960.17-----13520.717.3
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26LF1411331186180151-196195.9951.380.16-----15392.287.0
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26CF1810103251112726.9631.440.25-----15311.811.1
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27LF1141119661681742189185.9791.620.19-----12988.470.8
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27CF1699628---28281.0001.750.29-----12912.49.9
2017Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit28LF3--4---441.0001.33------3100.02.3
2017Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit28LF6--81--991.0001.50------966.74.2
2017Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit28CF1--2---221.0002.00------911.10.7
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28LF56564761006--1061061.0001.890.22-----7772.734.6
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28CF25191895721-6059.9832.360.31-----7732.515.4
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29CF13913611963381032351348.9912.500.29-----14595.986.9
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF13913611963381032351348.9912.500.29-----14595.986.9
MLB Totals for LF - 6 season(s)-   LF592558494783850192907888.9791.500.18-----5920.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 7 season(s)-   CF24319718274951473516509.9862.090.28-----2430.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF13913611963381032351348.9912.500.29-----1390.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF78--187411192191.9952.45------780.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF24--525-157571.0002.38------240.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF5--13---13131.0002.60------50.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF129--3081884334326.9762.53------1290.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF51--102962117111.9492.18------510.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--4---441.0001.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF2--4---441.0002.00------20.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF36--7724-8379.9522.19------360.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF19--5133-5754.9472.84------190.00.0
Rk Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF8--1811-2019.9502.38------80.00.0
Rk Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1--6---661.0006.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit20-------11--
2009West Virginia Power SALApit20-------3619--
2009Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit20-------1---
2010Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit21-------7---
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21-------502--
2011Altoona Curve EastAApit22-------129---
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit23------16765--
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23------434---
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24------12413---
2014Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit25------21---
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25------11428---
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26------14118---
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27------11416---
2017Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit28------3----
2017Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit28------61---
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28------5625---
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-------139-139-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2136130000000000000.500.500.5001.000306.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2267010000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2012Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2312257131034210600000.520.520.9201.44023425.625.400.4400.0024.000.0012.008.3330.77
2013Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB242162102033014251801001.323.373.468.84129668.455.145.2587.3526.473.600.000.0030.00
2013Pittsburgh PiratesWild CardMLB2415121000000000000.400.400.6001.000315.400.200.2000.000.000.000.000.0050.00
2013Pittsburgh PiratesDiv SeriesMLB24519110011101510001.053.143.211.3544121.000.158.2634.7623.815.004.7619.00100.00
2014Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB251652101820273201030001.346.382.500.88226455.400.154.1730.0018.180.003.6426.0022.22
2014Pittsburgh PiratesWild CardMLB2514010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2015Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB262268122341275111410001.338.357.515.87235770.404.177.2501.4320.0014.002.8634.0030.43
2015Pittsburgh PiratesWild CardMLB2614000000000100001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2016Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2717455140127410320004.311.340.489.82922347.300.178.2440.006.380.004.2622.5021.43
2017Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB281130462015203510001.200.294.367.66111334.208.167.3338.8214.711.672.9430.0050.00
2018Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB291753101831367021300001.340.364.604.96832755.405.264.4343.6423.646.505.4517.6738.89
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs125348591161561337277117071009.333.366.523.88918234367.389.190.2793.0019.076.363.5426.7729.31
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 3 yrs313131000000200001.231.231.308.5394113.273.077.0770.0015.380.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs519110011101510001.053.143.211.3544121.000.158.2634.7623.815.004.7619.00100.00

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011Double-A All-Star (OF) ... Eastern League All-Star Team (OF) ... Eastern League Rookie of the Year ... Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Player of the Year4
2012International League All-Star Team (OF)1
2015National League Gold Glove (Left Field)1
2016National League Gold Glove (Left Field)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-05-26CFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.229Team Roster on 2018-05-26
2018-05-18CFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right oblique strain29.221Team Roster on 2018-05-18
2017-07-18CFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from suspension28.282Team Roster on 2017-07-18
2017-07-14CFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-Restricted--Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab28.278Team Roster on 2017-07-14
2017-07-10CFPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-Restricted--Assigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehab28.274Team Roster on 2017-07-10
2017-07-05CFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-Restricted--Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab28.269Team Roster on 2017-07-05
2017-07-02CFPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-Restricted--Assigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehab28.266Team Roster on 2017-07-02
2017-04-18CFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-RestrictedOff-RosterSuspended 80 games for violating MLB drug policy28.191Team Roster on 2017-04-18
2016-10-02CFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.358Team Roster on 2016-10-02
2016-09-30LFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Lower back tightness27.356Team Roster on 2016-09-30
2016-05-20LFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leave27.223Team Roster on 2016-05-20
2016-05-16LFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave27.219Team Roster on 2016-05-16
2014-08-05LFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.300Team Roster on 2014-08-05
2014-08-02lfPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YDL-7InjuredAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab25.297Team Roster on 2014-08-02
2014-07-23lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Concussion25.287Team Roster on 2014-07-23
2014-07-17lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from Bereavement List25.281Team Roster on 2014-07-17
2014-07-09lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on Bereavement list25.273Team Roster on 2014-07-09
2014-03-27lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 6-year contract for 2014-2019 ($31m) Extension.Options years for 2020-2021 25.169Team Roster on 2014-03-27
2013-09-07lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.333Team Roster on 2013-09-07
2013-08-25lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right hand contusion [Sliding into third base]24.320Team Roster on 2013-08-25
2013-03-05lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5m)24.147Team Roster on 2013-03-05
2012-09-08lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL23.334Team Roster on 2012-09-08
2012-08-22lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right oblique23.317Team Roster on 2012-08-22
2012-07-26lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Indianapolis (AAA)23.290Team Roster on 2012-07-26
2012-03-18CFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Indianapolis (AAA)23.160Team Roster on 2012-03-18
2012-03-03lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.5m)23.145Team Roster on 2012-03-03
2011-11-18lfPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Altoona (AA)23.040Team Roster on 2011-11-18
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2006Pittsburgh Pirates-1785,000-------85,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2012Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll23480,000-76049-2,954,887480,000565,0002012-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.5m)
2013Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24500,000-62528303,023,990490,0001,065,0002013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5m)
2014Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25516,000-56821373,256,497500,0001,581,0002014-03-27 - Signed to 6-year contract for 2014-2019 ($31m) Extension.Options years for 2020-2021
2015Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll261,333,3333.0744920513,571,283507,5002,914,333
2016Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll273,000,0004.0731616643,498,245507,5005,914,333
2017Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll285,000,0004.1632441173++3,651,709535,00010,914,333
2018Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll297,500,000-152481++4,360,045545,00018,414,333
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red