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Starling Marte Q&A

Starling Marte

Starling Marte was called up to the Pirates in July of 2012. The young outfielder finished the remainder of the season in Pittsburgh. Playing in 47 games, Marte hit .257, he smacked five home runs to pair with six triples, three doubles and 12 stolen bases. Marte told's George Von Benko through an interpreter that he hopes an offseason of hard work pays off this season.

GVB – Did you come into spring training in good physical condition? SM – I came in shape because I just finished playing in the Dominican Republic in winter ball, and I feel pretty good. GVB – Did you have a good stint in winter ball? SM – I had a really good season, I'm still in my work routine and I'm still working hard. GVB – You got a taste of the big leagues last year, anything that you... Recommended Stories