• Marte was back in the lineup on Tuesday, feeling better after receiving medical treatment for the migraine symptoms that forced him to be scratched on Monday. Marte has suffered from migraines in the past and is confident in what he needs to do to deal with them.
• James McDonald's rehab assignment for Double-A Altoona got off to a rocky start on Monday night, as the right-hander, fighting back from discomfort in his shoulder, could not get out of the first inning. Facing Richmond, he allowed three runs on two hits and four walks while making 33 pitches in two-thirds of an inning.
• Charlie Morton's return to the rehab mound was smoother, as he reached his target of five innings with Indianapolis, against Pawtucket. He was originally due for only one more rehab start, but the Pirates may decided to have him make a few more after he gave up seven hits and three walks while allowing five runs (four earned).
• Also hitting the rehab trail on Monday night was infielder John McDonald (lower back and elbow), who went 0-for-3 while starting at second base for the Indians.
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