All posts tagged "Pedro Alvarez"

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    Alvarez Starts With GCL Pirates

    The Pirates have optioned SS Pedro Ciriaco to AAA Indianapolis.  This opens a roster spot for OF Alex Presley, who will be officially called up on Tuesday (the Pirates have a day off on Monday).  UPDATE:  Presley has officially been called up, and will join the Pirates in Toronto.

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    Tribe Rox PawSox With Wild Bottom Of The 9th

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    Josh Harrison's throw to Brian Friday at second base was not in time to beat Pawtucket base runner Ryan Lavarnway.






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    Promotions For Harrison, Curry, And Brown

    IMG_5688In the wake of more injuries, the Pirates have called infielder Josh Harrison up from the Indians.  

    Harrison has played both second and third base for the Tribe this season.  In 37 games, Harrison...

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    PawSox Pitching Shuts Down Tribe

    Pawtucket Red Sox  9,  Indianapolis Indians  2
     

    IMG_5140The Pawtucket Red Sox had enough of losing to the Indians, and enough of losing at home.  They had lost 8 of their last 9 home games, including the...

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    Tribe Bullpen Quiets Yankees

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Scranton /Wilkes-Barre Yankees  3
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    IMG_5741The Indians' bullpen shut down the Yankees' bats in the second half of the game, as the Tribe took the first game of this 4-game series at PNC Field...

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    Pirates Take Final Warm-Up

    Pirates  4,  Phillies  1

    The Pirates appreciated the warmer temperatures this afternoon -- warmer than last night, anyway.  They held the Phillies to just 2 hits, and starter Charlie Morton gave up only one unearned run in 5 innings, as they won the second of two pre-season games in...

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    Pearce Is On, Pirates Win On Error

    Pirates  5,  Rays  4
    The Pirates won on a walk-off error in the bottom of the 9th inning this afternoon in Bradenton.  Pittsburgh had been leading 4-3 going into the top of the 9th, but a solo homer by Rays' John Jaso tied the score, and made reliever Chris Leroux...

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    Crotta Gives Up A Run, More Reassignments

    Yankees  4,  Pirates  2
    Reliever Mike Crotta, who had not given up a run up 'til today, surrendered his first spring training run this afternoon in Tampa.  Crotta came on to pitch the final inning, with the Yankees already ahead 3-2.  He gave up a single, a sacrifice bunt, and...

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    Walker Goes 4-For-4 But Pirates Fall

    Orioles  11,  Pirates  7
    The Orioles pounded out 15 hits, including 3 homers, to the Pirates' 8 hits (and 4 home runs) this evening, as the Pirates lost in Sarasota, Florida.  2B Neil Walker took care of half of the hits and half of the homers for the Pirates --...

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    Homers for Alvarez and McCutchen In Pirates’ Loss

    Astros  10,  Pirates  6
    The Astros and the Pirates had a hit-fest this afternoon in Bradenton, combining for 30 hits (14 for the Pirates).  But even with a solo homer by 3B Pedro Alvarez and a 2-run blast by CF Andrew McCutchen, it wasn't enough for the Pirates to take...

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