Comments on: Hurdle and Alvarez Share a Bond Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:18:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: Nate Mon, 09 Jul 2012 22:12:00 +0000 I’m thinking there are numerous NL pitchers that would not like the idea of Alvarez getting comfortable and confident.