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Starling Marte Homers On First ML Pitch
Starling Marte homered on his first major league pitch, and the Pirates held on for a 5-3 win over the Astros on Thursday night, according to an ESPN.com report.
Pirates fans couldn't wait for Marte's debut, who was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis, to reach the majors, and he didn't disappoint, taking Dallas Keuchel's first pitch for a leadoff home run to left-center.