Starling Marte robbed Brandon Snyder of extra bases with a beautiful diving catch
The results of Cactus and Grapefruit League Spring Training games don't carry over to the regular season.
But, don't tell Starling Marte that wins and losses don't matter in Spring Training. With the Pirates down, 2-1, in the fourth inning of Wednesday afternoon's game against the Rays, Marte went all out to rob Rays first baseman Brandon Snyder of an extra-base hit:
The baseball season is a long grind from the start of Spring Training in the winter to the end of the Postseason in the fall, but, as Marte showed with this catch, that grind is made up of a series of short, exciting bursts.