Tag Archives: Pedro Alvarez
The 2010 draft signing period just passed a week ago, and we’ve yet to see top picks Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie throw a single pitch, but that doesn’t mean… Read more
The Washington Nationals placed Adam Dunn on waivers today, which may sound like big news if you’re unfamiliar with the waiver system in August. If you are familiar with the… Read more
At the end of June, I noted a change in the swing of Pedro Alvarez. Upon his promotion to Pittsburgh, Alvarez began using a much higher leg kick than he had during his successful stint in Triple-A. At the time that the article was published, Alvarez was hitting a paltry .152/.216/.196 with 22 strikeouts in 51 plate appearances. Since that day, he is producing a scorching .339/.406/.742 clip with 7 home runs in 69 plate appearances. Did he make a mechanical adjustment?
Victories like the last two games against the Milwaukee Brewers are always enjoyable. What fan base doesn’t want to see their team win two games in a row, scoring 26… Read more