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Marte batted fifth in the order with a lefty on the mound Thursday, going 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles against the Marlins.

Marte owns a career .947 OPS (in 192 at-bats) against southpaws and figures to bat in the middle of the order versus lefties with Andrew McCutchen and Neil Walker both out. The outfielder has four hits in 11 at-bats since returning from a concussion three games ago.

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Marte (concussion) went 1-for-4 with a run Tuesday night against the Marlins.

The left fielder saw his first action since July 21 and played center for the ninth time in 2014 with Andrew McCutchen (left side) sidelined. Marte batted leadoff with a lefty on the mound.

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Marte (concussion) has been reinstated from the disabled list, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

As expected, Marte will return Tuesday after completing a four-game rehab stint at Triple-A. With Andrew McCutchen dealing with an oblique injury, Marte's return couldn't come at a better time for the Pirates. Pedro Alvarez was placed on the bereavement list Tuesday to clear a spot for Marte.

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Marte (concussion) is expected to come off the DL on Tuesday, according to ROOT Sports in Pittsburgh.

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Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Tuesday that he's "not optimistic" Starling Marte (concussion) will be activated from the disabled list when first eligible on Wednesday.

Marte appears to be feeling better, but he could go out on a rehab assignment before returning. The outfielder has been on the disabled list for the past week following post-concussion symptoms.

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Pirates placed OF Starling Marte on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Marte was expected to be disabled after taking a pitch to the helmet during Friday's game. Concussions are tricky, so it's near impossible to estimate how long Marte might be shelved. Brent Morel was recalled in his absence.

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The Pirates will place Starling Marte on the disabled list prior to Wednesday's game.

Marte took a fastball off his helmet on Friday, and although he was cleared off a possible concussion and played Monday, it appears he's had a setback. The Pirates should provide more on his status later Wednesday. Brent Morel will take his spot on the roster.

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Starling Marte (head) is back in Monday's lineup against the Dodgers.

Marte left Friday's game after he was hit in the head by a pitch, but he drew a walk as a pinch-hitter on Sunday and will make his return to the starting lineup Monday. He's hitting second against Hyun-Jin Ryu.

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Starling Marte (head) drew a walk as a pinch-hitter in the Pirates' win over the Rockies on Sunday.

It was a pretty strong indication that he won't need a disabled list stint. Marte took a fastball off his helmet on Friday night, but a concussion has been ruled out.

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Starling Marte returned to action on Sunday July 20.