Tag: Pedro Alvarez

Pirates Come Back to Win 5-4 with Alvarez’s Bomb, Martin’s Walkoff

The Pirates took full advantage of baseball's worst team in their 5-4 comeback win Friday night, capitalizing on a pair of homer-ready fastballs and...

Pirates Pregame: Alvarez, Barmes Sit Against Gallardo

Pedro Alvarez and Clint Barmes will both sit today in favor of Brandon Inge and recently-recalled Jordy Mercer. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said the...

First Pitch: Garrett Jones/Gaby Sanchez Could be the New Moneyball

I've talked about platoons a lot this week, first questioning whether Travis Snider should be in a platoon, then pointing out all of the...

P3 Episode 3: What To Do With Alvarez, Gomez, and Mercer;...

Episode three of The Pirates Prospects Podcast can be downloaded or streamed below. This week's episode includes analysis from Tom Bragg (@TomBraggSports) and James...

First Pitch: Who Wants to Hit a Left-Hander?

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a problem. The team has four spots on the field which could require a platoon, due to the fact that...

First Pitch: Should Travis Snider Be Starting Against Left-Handers?

It's a question I get often: Why isn't Travis Snider starting against left-handers? Sometimes it's straight up. Sometimes it's wondering if he's really done...

First Pitch: Could the Pirates be 31-23 at the End of...

We heard at the start of the season how the Pittsburgh Pirates had one of the toughest early season schedules in the game. Despite...

Pirates Notebook: Five Things We Have Learned About Pirates Hitters

It's a three-word term you will hear often early in the season: small sample size. Carlos Gomez leads the NL in batting average? Small sample...

Pirates Continue Their Late Inning Hitting to Beat St. Louis 5-3

The Pirates have had a small trend this year with late inning comebacks. They've struggled against starting pitchers, but have managed comebacks against opponents...

The Bullpen Didn’t Need Burnett’s Control Issues

Looking at the stat line, A.J. Burnett didn't have a terrible start. He gave up just two runs on five hits and three walks...
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