Pittsburgh Pirates show well in MLB Network Top 10 lists
Sep 16, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Starling Marte (6) hits a solo home run against the Boston Red Sox during the sixth inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Starling Marte came in at number 4 on The Sredder’s list as you’ll see below. For a complete breakdown on how much I love Marte’s ceiling, click here. One third or what is arguably the best outfield in the National League (if not the majors), Marte has also steadily climbed his way to these type of lists. From MLB.com:
What excites me and others most about Marte is how versatile he is. Able to bat anywhere from 2nd to 6th in the order, Marte gives you speed on the base paths, good defensive ability, and increasingly clutch hitting. His ceiling is the highest of anyone on the Pirates right now not named Andrew. He is increasing his plate discipline with each at-bat, and we can see the maturation happening right before our eyes. Don’t be surprised if he is #1 on this list within the next two years.
When it comes to deciding the next Pirate to make a top 10 list, Pittsburgh’s own is not to be ignored.
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