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Marte (arm) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Red Sox, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

Marte sat out the Pirates' last three games after being hit by a pitch Thursday, but he will return to action following a team off day Monday. Marte will man left field and bat sixth against Red Sox starter Anthony Ranaudo.

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Marte (elbow) struck out in a pinch-hitting appearance Sunday.

The fact he was able to pinch-hit is a good sign for fantasy owners in Week 25. There are no guarantees he'll be back starting in left field Tuesday, but it looks like he return to regular action in the coming days.

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Marte (arm) is not in the lineup Sunday for the third straight day.

Marte remains sidelined as a result of being hit by a pitch in Thursday's game. Travis Snider will get another start in left field in Marte's place.

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Marte (arm) will not be in the lineup Saturday against the Cubs, Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

Specifics regarding Marte's injury remain somewhat scarce, as it's currently just being labeled as left arm discomfort. However, Marte will miss a second straight start Saturday and is without a timetable for a return to the lineup. He will be available as a pinch runner.

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Marte (arm) is out of the lineup Friday against the Cubs.

Marte left Thursday's game due to discomfort in his left arm, and it appears the injury will hold him out Friday as well. Travis Snider will start in left field and bat seventh for the Pirates with Marte out.

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Updating a previous report, Marte left Thursday's game due to discomfort in his left arm.

Marte will continue to undergo treatment, but consider the outfielder day-to-day for the time being. If he's unavailable for the series opener against the Cubs, look for Jose Tabata or Gregory Polanco to see extra playing time, although the club doesn't appear to be overly concerned at the moment.

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Marte left Thursday's game after he was hit by a pitch in the first inning, Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

Marte was hit roughly in the forearm area, but it's difficult to tell exactly what's ailing him based on the replay. The team will likely update his status prior to the end of Thursday's game. In the meantime, Gregory Polanco entered the game to play right field, moving Travis Snider over to left to replace Marte.

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Marte had a nice day at the plate Monday, going 3-for-5 with two RBI and a home run.

Marte has been scalding hot at the dish of late, cracking seven hits in his last three games to raise his batting average up to .279. The outfielder has shown a nice balance of speed and power this year, hitting 11 home runs and stealing 25 bases.

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Marte hit his 10th home run of the year, while going 1-for-4 with two RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Cardinals.

Although he had a solid performance Tuesday, it has been rough for Marte all season long while battling injuries and inconsistency. He now has a modest .273/.346/.429 slash line in 410 at-bats this year.

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Despite going hitless in his last seven at-bats, Marte is batting .349/.419/.590 in 93 August plate appearances.

A 29:111 BB:K ratio in 2014 hasn't slowed the outfielder, who's put up an OPS (.775) in line with his career average. Marte has hit four of his nine homers in the last 13 games and continues to give fantasy owners help in the steals category with 25 stolen bases in 33 attempts.