Starling Marte Stats

Starling Marte was born on Sunday, October 9, 1988, in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic. Marte was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 26, 2012, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Starling Marte baseball stats page.

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"That was a swing that touched a lot of people. Starling has been a special player all the way up. He's been a lot of places and a lot of people have had the opportunity to watch him. We've got an entire minor league system and an academy in the Dominican Republic pulling for him. So (it was) really cool, really cool." - Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle (AP Wire, 07/26/2012, Starling Marte homers on 1st major league pitch as Pirates upend Astros , Source )

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Starling Marte Autograph on a 2012 Bowman Platinum Baseball Card (#AR-SM)

Starling Marte Autograph on a 2012 Bowman Platinum Baseball Card (#AR-SM)

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Birth Name:
Starling Javier Marté ( Twitter : @Starlingmart )
Nickname:
Tato
Born On:
10-09-1988  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Pirates Latin American Headquarters (El Toro, Dominican Republic)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
07-26-2012 (Age 23)
Last Game:
Still Active
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

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Starling Marte Pitching Stats

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Starling Marte Hitting Stats

2012 24 Pirates 47 167 18 43 3 6 5 0 17 8 0 50 2 2 3 5 .257 .300 .437
2013 25 Pirates 135 510 83 143 26 10 12 0 35 25 2 138 6 1 24 6 .280 .343 .441
2014 26 Pirates 135 495 73 144 29 6 13 0 56 33 0 131 0 0 17 5 .291 .356 .453
2015 27 Pirates 153 579 84 166 30 2 19 0 81 27 3 123 3 5 19 14 .287 .337 .444
2016 28 Pirates 129 489 71 152 34 5 9 1 46 23 5 104 1 0 16 8 .311 .362 .456
2017 29 Pirates 77 309 48 85 7 2 7 0 31 20 0 63 0 2 8 5 .275 .333 .379
2018 30 Pirates 145 559 81 155 32 5 20 1 72 35 2 109 1 3 8 11 .277 .327 .460
2019 31 Pirates 132 539 97 159 31 6 23 0 82 25 1 94 2 4 16 15 .295 .342 .503
8 Years 953 3,647 555 1,047 192 42 108 2 420 196 13 812 15 17 111 69 .287 .341 .452

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Starling Marte Fielding Stats

2012 Pirates CF 4 1 39 3 0.8 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.08
2012 Pirates LF 43 38 1,014 69 1.6 66 63 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.76
2013 Pirates CF 13 6 209 19 1.5 18 17 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .947 2.33
2013 Pirates LF 124 113 3,115 187 1.5 181 176 5 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .968 1.57
2014 Pirates CF 28 16 484 28 1.0 27 27 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .964 1.51
2014 Pirates LF 114 107 2,831 160 1.4 155 151 4 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .969 1.48
2015 Pirates CF 18 10 309 27 1.5 26 25 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.27
2015 Pirates LF 141 133 3,559 196 1.4 195 180 15 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .995 1.48
2016 Pirates CF 16 9 289 28 1.8 28 28 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.62
2016 Pirates LF 114 111 2,900 189 1.7 185 168 17 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .979 1.72
2017 Pirates CF 25 19 568 60 2.4 59 57 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.80
2017 Pirates LF 56 56 1,428 106 1.9 106 100 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
2018 Pirates CF 139 136 3,589 352 2.5 349 338 11 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .991 2.63
2019 Pirates CF 130 128 3,424 310 2.4 305 297 8 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.41
LF Totals 592 558 14,847 907 1.5 888 838 50 19 2 n/a n/a n/a .979 1.61
CF Totals 373 325 8,911 827 2.2 815 792 23 12 6 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.47
8 Years 965 883 23,758 1,734 1.8 1,703 1,630 73 31 8 n/a n/a n/a .982 1.94

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Starling Marte Miscellaneous Stats

2012 Pirates 12 5 .706 3 0 0 33.4 3.3 9.8 - - -
2013 Pirates 41 15 .732 2 8 0 42.5 3.7 14.6 - - -
2014 Pirates 30 11 .732 7 1 0 38.1 3.8 8.8 - - -
2015 Pirates 30 10 .750 2 6 0 30.5 4.7 7.1 - - -
2016 Pirates 47 12 .797 6 1 0 54.3 4.7 10.6 - - -
2017 Pirates 21 4 .840 1 1 0 44.1 4.9 10.0 - - -
2018 Pirates 33 14 .702 6 0 0 28.0 5.1 7.8 - - -
2019 Pirates 25 6 .806 1 2 0 23.4 5.7 6.6 - - -
8 Years 239 77 .756 28 19 0 33.8 4.5 8.7 - - -

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Starling Marte Miscellaneous Items of Interest

2012 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 $484,000.00 - -
2013 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 $500,000.00 - -
2014 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 $500,000.00 - -
2015 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 $1,333,333.00 - -
2016 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 $3,333,333.00 Stats -
2017 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 $5,333,333.00 - -
2018 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 $7,833,333.00 - -
2019 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 $10,333,334.00 - -
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Did you know that Starling Marte joined both the Home Run in First At-Bat "club" and Home Run With First Pitch "club" when he made his Major League debut on July 26, 2012 (courtesy of Dallas Keuchel )? Too easy? Only Marte and Kaz Matsui ( April 6, 2004 ) were at their first at-bat, homered with the first pitch, AND , it was actually the first pitch of the entire game! An anecdote:

"The closer I got (to his first game), the more I thought about it," Marte said through interpreter Luis Silverio. "I thank God for this opportunity with the Pirates. I hope it's going to be a long career, 15 or 20 years."

Marte's mother died when he was 10, so he was raised by his grandmother. She was the first one he called to share the happy news.

"She was pretty proud. She was crying," he said. "Then I started calling friends, girlfriends and everybody else."

Girlfriends? As in, more than one?

"Well ... he's an honest kid," Silverio said with a laugh.

Source of Excerpt: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Biertempfel, Rob. July 26, 2012. Marte homers, Pirates win in rookie's debut. Full Story .

Starling Marte is the first graduate of the Pittsburgh Pirates Latin American training facility ( Park Details ) to reach the major leagues. The Academy appeared to help Marte on his journey to the big leagues as Baseball America ( Source ) ranked Marte as the Pittsburgh Pirates #6 prospect after the 2009 season (and Best Outfield Arm), #4 after the 2010 season (and Best Outfield Arm as well as Best Athlete), and #4 again after the 2011 season (Best Outfield Arm a third time, Best Athlete a second time, and Best Hitter for Average).

In 2015, Starling Marte (left field) was selected as the Wilson Defensive Player of The Year , given to only one player at every position who is the best defensive player in Major League Baseball.

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