PEDRO ALVAREZ RUMORS

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Pedro Alvarez’s Improving Eye

For the past few seasons Pedro Alvarez has been a huge tease – a solid performer, but a tease nonetheless. He has been a pain to own in head-to-head formats at times, but he’s also likely won your team’s match-ups singlehandedly a few times. Read the rest of this article by logging in or purchasing The Fix's "Front Office" package.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvarez, Pirates overcome a 4-run deficit to earn win over Cubs

The way Pirates manager Clint Hurdle sees it, Pedro Alvarez never has been better. Look past the .229 batting average, because it doesn't really tell the story. Focus instead on Alvarez's gaudy 1.027 on-base plus slugging percentage. Take note of his patience and pitch selection. Marvel at his power to all fields. “This is the best place he's been in since I've...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvarez, Pirates thump Cardinals, 12-2

The day likely will never come when Pedro Alvarez is referred to as a power/speed threat, but, for one game, he served as a passable facsimile. After hitting two home runs in his first two at-bats, Alvarez used his legs to score a run his third time up. That’s how the Pirates’ game went offensively Friday night: Power early, runners in motion late, and it all led to a 12-2 win...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvarez powers Pirates by Cardinals 12-2

PITTSBURGH -- Pedro Alvarez homered twice and scored three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 12-2 on Friday night. Alvarez hit long solo shots in the second and fourth off Shelby Miller (0-1) and broke open a close game with a rare stolen base he converted into a run that broke open a close game. Travis Ishikawa added his first major league home run in nearly...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
20 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Playoffs or bust for Pittsburgh Pirates

Big names like Pedro Alvarez must be more consistent at the plate if the Pirates are to make a serious playoff run. For the first time in two decades, Pirates fans won’t be, or at least shouldn’t be, satisfied with mediocrity. If you could get in a time machine and travel back ten, five, or heck, even one year ago and ask Bucs fans what they expected out of their favorite team...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Pirates need to add offense by the trade deadline

  Clint Barmes is struggling offensively for a second straight year   With the trade deadline rapidly approaching the Pittsburgh Pirates are faced with the decision on whether to add more depth or to ride their current roster. Last season Pittsburgh saw a complete collapse for a second straight season after the trade deadline passed. Some people questioned whether messing up the...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Mid-Season Report Card

Pedro Alvarez and the Pittsburgh Pirates have very good reasons to be all smiles Team: Pittsburgh Pirates Record: 56-37 (1.0 GB) Biggest Surprise of First Half: While the entire Pittsburgh Pirates team has been one giant surprise at how well they have played, one individual who stands out as the biggest surprise is none other than Jeff Locke. Locke started the year in the Pirates...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates fan jumps into river for Pedro Alvarez home run ball (Video)

A Pittsburgh Pirates fan named Bobby Zappala jumped off a boat into the Allegheny River fully clothed to grab a home run ball hit out of PNC Park by third baseman Pedro Alvarez during last Friday night's game. Your browser does not support iframes. The 2-run HR by Alvarez tied the Houston Astros at 4-4 in the bottom of the eighth, and the Pirates won the game in the bottom...
Via Holdout Sports
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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