Found June 17, 2013 on Baseball News Source:
Suffice it to say that Starling Marte is a huge part of the Pittsburgh Pirates resurgence into prominence in 2013 with his offense. Marte is hitting .287/.355/.422 with, Six home runs, 19 RBI and 20 stolen bases through 64 games, but there’s another part of his game that makes you want to stop and take notice.Tonight against Cincinnati Marte made a sensational catch running down a line drive off the bat of Brandon Phillips to steal an extra-base hit from the Reds second baseman.As the video shows Marte laid out running towards the line tonight to catch for the third out of the inning. Enjoy.
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