Pirates' Starling Marte put on DL

Updated: August 19, 2012, 2:49 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed outfielder Starling Marte on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right oblique muscle.

Marte, who is hitting .253 with four homers and 10 RBIs, was injured beating out a bunt single in the fifth inning of Saturday's 5-4 loss at St. Louis.

Outfielder Jose Tabata has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. He started in left field and was in the leadoff spot in Sunday's game at St. Louis.


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