Starling Marte RUMORS & NEWS

  • Starling Marte to be activated today after PED suspension

    Hardball Talk "Pirates outfielder Starling Marte will return from his 80-game PED suspension today. Yesterday he faced the press. He apologized for letting his team and the fans down, bus still says that he isn’t sure what substance got him suspended. He tested poisitive for Nandrolone, but claims he did not..." July 18

  • Pirates plan to keep Andrew McCutchen in center field when Starling Marte returns

    CBS Sports "On Sunday, Pirates outfielder Starling Marte will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with the high Class A Bradenton Marauders, the team announced. Marte is currently serving an 80-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. He is eligible to return on July..." July 02

  • Pirates' Marte to begin rehab assignment as PED ban nears end

    CBS Sports "Marte (suspension) is scheduled to begin a minor-league rehab assignment with High-A Bradenton on Sunday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. Marte is eligible to return from his suspension July 18, so he'll spend the next few weeks tuning up in the minors. " July 02

  • Starling Marte suspended 80 games for positive PED test

    USA Today "Starling Marte, an All-Star outfielder emerging as one of the game’s top all-around talents, was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for nandrolone, a devastating blow for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Marte, 23, won a Gold Glove in 2016 and compelled the Pirates to..." April 18

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