Tag: Pedro Alvarez

Pirates Beat Braves 4-2 to Complete Successful Homestand

The Pittsburgh Pirates getting out to a 10-8 record to start 2013 would be far less impressive if half of those games were against,...

Pirates Notebook: First-Pitch Strikes Key for Rodriguez

Wandy Rodriguez returned from injury Friday for the Pittsburgh Pirates and promptly mowed down the hottest team in baseball. Rodriguez was sharp from theĀ beginning and...

Video: Clint Hurdle on Evan Gattis; Pedro’s Home Run

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle discusses Atlanta's Evan Gattis and his eighth inning pinch-hit home run. Pedro Alvarez speaks to the media about his fourth...

Pirates Pregame: Tabata, Not Snider, Starting in Right Field

If you follow enough of the Pirates media on Twitter, then you noticed buzz surrounding the announcement of today's lineup when it was tweeted...

McDonald Hit Hard in Pirates Loss to Cardinals

Alternate title: "Good hitters gonna hit" -- James McDonald, 4/15/2013 Today's Pirates Pregame asked the question: Which James McDonald would we see today? It did...

Pirates Notebook: Platooning Alvarez? Hurdle Says “No Way”

It was a great privilege to cover the Pirates this past weekend at Dodger Stadium. The team's offense still has to make some drastic...

Pirates Win 5-3, Wandy Rodriguez Suffers Hamstring Tightness

The Pirates finally got a few runs to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-3. Andrew McCutchen and Travis Snider both drove in two runs to...

First Pitch: When Should the Pirates Consider Pedro Alvarez a Platoon...

Back in early February, when Brandon Inge was signed, I raised the question of whether Pedro Alvarez should be a platoon player. Not much...

Pirates Shut Down by Kershaw, Shut Out 1-0

Carved. Sliced. Diced. Slashed. Controlled. Mastered. Dominated. Dismantled. You can use any verb you would like to describe what Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw did to...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Preview: 21 Questions to Answer

It's Opening Day, those two sweet words marking an event beloved by fans of all 30 teams. No more frivolous exhibition games or exaggerated...
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