PITTSBURGH– The Pirates have suffered a few injuries in recent days that made way for a top prospect to make his Major League debut.
Marte, 30, was hitting a lowly .203 with 2 HR’s and 9 RBI’s at the time of the injury.
Gonzalez, 27, was also off to a slow start this season, hitting .216.
Tucker, 22, didn’t take long to make an impact at the big league level, as his first Major League hit in his first Major League game was a home run:
He posted this on his Twitter page after the game:
Now, Tucker will have an opportunity to secure his spot at the Major League level.