Tag: Pedro Alvarez

Pirates Playoff Odds Fall to 86 Percent After Two Series Losses

Even though a 2-4 week is not a precursor to COLLAPSE 3.0: THE COLLAPSENING, every loss affects the Pirates' chances of making the playoffs. With...

McCutchen, Grilli, Locke, Alvarez Named to All-Star Game

The Pittsburgh Pirates had four players named to the 84th All-Star Game at New York's Citi Field, the franchise's most since having four selected...

Pirates Notebook: Candidates Await All-Star Selection Show

The Pittsburgh Pirates will be a little busy when the All-Star Game rosters are unveiled at 6:30 p.m. on FOX. The Bucs face the...

First Pitch: Could the Pirates Have Five All-Stars This Year?

I don't usually follow the All-Star Game that much. Part of that is probably because there hasn't been much reason to follow the game...

Pedro Alvarez’s 21st Homer Powers Bucs to 6-5 Win

One way to break out of a team-wide offensive slump: Collect 11 hits off John Lannan. Sure you need to find your nearest John...

Pirates’ Defensive Shifts: The Hidden Secret Behind Baseball’s Best Team

It's Saturday in Pittsburgh, a hot but tolerable 76-degree evening with a late sunset. Tonight, a full PNC Park will watch Dan Fox beat...

Alvarez, Jones Homer to Beat Brewers, Set Franchise Record with 50th...

From Pedro Alvarez homering into the Allegheny River to Garrett Jones homering into the center field bushes, the Pirates got the natural environment involved...

Alvarez Becoming More Complete Player with Work on Defense

Pedro Alvarez has been heating up at the plate in recent weeks and has entered the discussion for a spot on the National League...

Pirates Playoff Odds: Sweep Catapults Bucs Over 75 Percent

Five weeks ago, the Pirates' chances of reaching the playoffs were at 40 percent. Since then, Pittsburgh has gone 22-13 and improved their average...

Pirates Beat Angels in 10-9 Thriller: What We Learned

It would be difficult to describe all the important events of the Pirates' 10-9 extra-innings victory to sweep the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim....
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