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PEDRO ALVAREZ RUMORS

Pedro Alvarez hits HR into boat on the fly (Video)

Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez hit a home run out of PNC Park and into a small boat parked along the edge of the Allegheny River in the bottom of the fourth inning of Tuesday's game against Minnesota.The solo HR by Alvarez traveled about 450 feet and landed in the boat on the fly. A passer-by saw the baseball land and hopped into the boat to grab the souvenir for...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pedro Alvarez Hits A HR Out Of PNC Park And Into The Allegheny River

Technically, Pedro Alvarez‘s home run didn’t make it do the Allegheny River because it landed on a boat docked right outside the stadium. Nonetheless, on a night that has seen 23 home runs thus far, this one was a jaw-dropper. The Pirates first basemen turned on a 2-0 pitch from Ricky Nolasco in the bottom of the 4th inning for his 7th home run of the year. The Pirates announced...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: what to do with Pedro Alvarez?

After transitioning from third base over to first base this offseason, Pedro Alvarez began the season on a bit of a hot streak. Over the past month and a half however he has declined substantially and it is time for the organization to decide what their plans for the future are regarding Alvarez. While the Pirates have control over Alvarez until 2017, this year might be as good a...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Alvarez’s Power Essential for Pirates’ Success

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez connects on a two-run single against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) The Pittsburgh Pirates are not a power team. They get their share of home runs, sure, but the Bucs’ long ball totals aren’t owed in particular to any one person. In 2014, nine...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Garritt Cole Causes 1B Pedro Alvarez to be Credited With An Error

Gerritt Cole can throw some serious heat. So when he turns and tries to pick off a base runner at first it stands to reason that he is going to throw as fast as he can. Apparently his pick-off throw to Pedro Alvarez was a little too hard Wednesday night. The ball tore right threw Alvarez's glove meaning the base runner was not only safe, but he had an easy run to second.For not making...
Via FatManWriting
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: opening week recap

The 2015 season kicked off this past week and the Pirates have rebounded nicely after a rough start. After the first two series the Bucs sit at 2-4. While it is still early and the sample size is small, there are some things to keep an eye on as the season progresses. Hopefully a return to PNC Park will give the Pirates a much needed spark. The opening series in Cincinnati is one...
Via isportsweb.com
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: The future of Pedro Alvarez

Pedro Alvarez throwing up the Zoltan sign (Photo Courtesy of USA TODAY) The Pittsburgh Pirates avoided arbitration with Pedro Alvarez signing him to a 1-year deal worth $4.25 million dollars, a hefty raise over his 2013 $700,000 earnings. After hitting a career-high 36 home runs, Alvarez has rightfully earned his raise. Pittsburgh controls the slugger’s rights through 2016, but...
Via isportsweb.com
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: First base rumors

Ike Davis (Photo Courtesy of Andrew Mills/ The Star Ledger) Winter meetings have come and gone, and several names like James Loney are off the market. While the Pittsburgh Pirates still are in need of a first baseman. Garrett Jones has signed with the Miami Marlins after the Pirates designated him for assignment in November. What other options remain? Ike Davis seems to be the...
Via isportsweb.com
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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