Pirates Outfielder Starling Marte Suspended for 80 Games

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Pirates Outfielder Starling Marte Suspended for 80 Games

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Starling Marte, an All-Star outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, was suspended 80 games after testing positive for nandrolone, a performance-enhancing drug.

Marte, 28, has emerged as one of baseball’s brightest all-around young talents in recent years. He hit .311 with an .818 on-base-plus-slugging percentage and 47 stolen bases last season, winning his the second Gold Glove of his career.

“Neglect and lack of knowledge…

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