Marlins’ Starling Marte, José Ureña hurt against Yankees

Marlins' Starling Marte, José Ureña hurt against YankeesMarlins' Starling Marte, José Ureña hurt against Yankees

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Miami Marlins’ Starling Marte (6) ducks after being hit by a pitch that knocked off his helmet as New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez, center, and home plate umpire CB Bucknor (54) dodge the ball during a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="NEW YORK (AP) — Miami outfielder Starling Marte and right-hander Jose Urena left Sundays’ regular-season finale against the New York Yankees after getting hurt in the early innings.” data-reactid=”32″>NEW YORK (AP) — Miami outfielder Starling Marte and right-hander Jose Urena left Sundays’ regular-season finale against the New York Yankees after getting hurt in the early innings.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Marte was hit on the front of his helmet by Clarke Schmidt's 94 mph fastball in the second inning. The pitch knocked off the helmet. Marte stayed down for a few minutes and was replaced by Lewis Brinson.” data-reactid=”33″>Marte was hit on the front of his helmet by Clarke Schmidt’s 94 mph fastball in the second inning. The pitch knocked off the helmet. Marte stayed down for a few minutes and was replaced by Lewis Brinson.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Urena, a candidate for Miami's postseason bullpen, was hit on his pitching hand by a 103.9 mph line drive from AL batting leader DJ LeMahieu with one out in the third. Urena crumpled over in pain, stayed down in front of the mound before exiting the game. He was replaced by Daniel Castano.” data-reactid=”34″>Urena, a candidate for Miami’s postseason bullpen, was hit on his pitching hand by a 103.9 mph line drive from AL batting leader DJ LeMahieu with one out in the third. Urena crumpled over in pain, stayed down in front of the mound before exiting the game. He was replaced by Daniel Castano.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Miami acquired Marte from Arizona on Aug. 31. He is hitting .245 with four homers and 13 RBI in 28 games with the Marlins.” data-reactid=”39″>Miami acquired Marte from Arizona on Aug. 31. He is hitting .245 with four homers and 13 RBI in 28 games with the Marlins.

Urena was among 18 Marlins sidelined with COVID-19 early this season. He is 0-3 with a 5.40 ERA in five starts since his season debut Sept. 7.

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