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Report: Pittsburgh Pirates Looking For Young, Controllable Catcher For Outfielder Starling Marte

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)-- As the MLB Winter Meetings continue, there is now at least one goal from the Pirates brought to the light.

MLB Insider Jon Heyman reports that the Bucs want a catcher for the former All-Star outfielder.

"Pirates goal in Marte talks: young, controllable catcher"

Heyman says the Mets are still a trade partner option.

"Starling Marte continues to be available. Mets haven't totally ruled it out even after Marisnick pickup. Will meet here with Pitts."

Marte admitted to reporters that a trade would be welcomed on his end, and he alluded that the Mets would be a landing spot he would like.

Other teams reportedly interested in Marte's services include the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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