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The Phillie Phanatic was out to do his usual routine prior to tonight's game between the Nationals, but there was one problem: His ATV, known as his trademark mode of transportation, stalled out on the field .
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The route he took to get here may lead you to believe otherwise. Even when his batting average at Triple-A Durham dipped to .242 in late May, with no promotion in sight, his ownership rate never fell below 71 percent.
This is about as frustrating as losses get. The Pirates went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position tonight against Mike Leake, Tony Cingrani, and Aroldis Chapman.
Outfielder Starling Marte was back in the Pirates' starting lineup on Monday after missing time with discomfort in his left rib cage.
However, with a bevy of young prospects in the minor leagues, could Pittsburgh be back to their winning ways for good? We saw what the Pirates were capable of doing in the first half last year, only to falter in the second half.
RHP Jeanmar Gomez will make a third rehab start for Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday and is scheduled to pitch five innings and be on a 75-pitch limit.
Not only is the 24-year-old set to make his Major League debut as he starts for the Pirates at PNC Park, but he'll be matched up against Clayton Kershaw.
For those of you who don't follow the minor leagues, Stetson Allie has been one of the best players in his league this year.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are currently twelve games over .500, and their offense has been up and down.
Starling Marte's hopes of building on his first career four-hit game were spoiled a couple of hours prior to the start of Thursday night's game, when he was a late scratch from the Pirates lineup due to discomfort in his left rib-cage area.
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy and reliever George Kontos have been suspended after Kontos threw at Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen on Tuesday night.
The very fact that an article like this can even be attempted to be written is proof something is amiss this summer.
We need something in between the MLB All-Star Game and the MLB Futures Game to showcase young talents like Starling Marte and Kyle who have already made it to the big leagues but aren't yet popular enough for the Mid-summer Classic.
Starling Marte had a career-high four hits and scored four times and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 12-8 on Wednesday night.