Pirates activate Marte from concussion DL

Pirates activate Marte from concussion DL

<p>The Pittsburgh Pirates activated outfielder Starling Marte from the seven-day concussion disabled list prior to Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins.</p>

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates activated outfielder Starling Marte from the seven-day concussion disabled list prior to Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins.

Marte was placed on the DL on July 23, a few days after being hit in the head by a fastball in a game against the Colorado Rockies.

The 25-year-old is hitting .255 with five home runs and 34 RBI over 86 games this season, his third with the Pirates.

To make room on the roster, the Pirates placed Pedro Alvarez on the bereavement list.

Alvarez is batting .234 with 15 homers and 49 RBI in 104 games.

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