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Pirates Injury Update: Pedro Alvarez still out with sore knee

The Pittsburgh Pirates fell to 54-49 on the season following an 8-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. The Pirates managed just four hits and scored their only run on a pinch-hit home run by Ike Davis in the ninth inning. The Pirates were without a big bat in the middle of the order, as third baseman Pedro Alvarez sat again with a sore knee. #452340462 / gettyimages.comOur...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies – Game 104

So, the Pirates are on the verge of getting swept by the Colorado Rockies.  That’s a real thing. Brent Morel started over Pedro Alvarez yesterday.  For real.  Brent Morel has gotten two starts in a row over Pedro Alvarez.  Clint Hurdle thinks that Brent Morel is a better option than Pedro Alvarez.  I’m sure some of the dumber quadrants of the fanbase agree with him but this...
Via This Is Getting Old
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Gerrit Cole, Pedro Alvarez, Clint Barmes

The Pittsburgh Pirates have stayed relatively healthy throughout 2014, but they have a few key players out at the time as they fight for a division title. Here are the latest updates on Gerrit Cole, Pedro Alvarez, and Clint Barmes via MLB.com's Stephen Pianovich.#451705896 / gettyimages.comGerrit ColePianovich reports that Gerrit Cole threw a simulated game Wednesday, throwing...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh Texas You, You Got What I Neeeed

Everyone is talking about trading Pedro Alvarez.  That’s the hot sport take on all the call in shows, on Facebook, and on Twitter. Let’s be real here. Josh Harrison is not an adequate replacement for Pedro Alvarez. Not at all. Pedro Alvarez in June and July: Report Created on Baseball-Reference.com Josh Harrison in June and July: Report Created on Baseball-Reference.com ...
Via This Is Getting Old
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Power and Patience of Pedro Alvarez

If I had to guess, I’d say that the one Pirate-related question that I get asked more than any other is some variation on this one: “Is Pedro Alvarez ever going to put everything together?” Every spring training, every Alvarez hot streak, every Alvarez slump, they all bring the same question. Before 2014, my answer to the question never varied: “Look at his strikeout rate...
Via WHYGAVS?
June 18, 2014  |  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

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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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
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