Tag: Pedro Alvarez

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Preview: The Infield

With Opening Day less than a week away and Spring Training coming to a close in Florida, it seems like an appropriate time to...

First Pitch: Platooning Pedro Alvarez

My initial approach with the Brandon Inge news tonight was the same as any minor league signing: acknowledge that it happened and move on....

Is Cost Certainty Better Than Roster Flexibility?

Is it better to have cost certainty or payroll flexibility when building a team?

Pirates Decline Option for Rod Barajas; Pick Up Option for Pedro...

The Pittsburgh Pirates today exercised the $700,000 option for third baseman Pedro Alvarez for the 2013 season, while declining catcher Rod Barajas' $3.5 M...

The Pirates Have Spent Big in the Draft, But Has it...

Last week, during the round table discussion at Bucs Dugout, a question was raised about how each team's draft results compare to their total...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Season Recap: Third Base

When Pedro Alvarez was struggling in spring training -- the third baseman hit just .170 over the 19 games -- many fans were passionate...

Pirates Notebook: Alvarez Seeking Consistency Moving Forward

Pedro Alvarez has had four multi-homer games this season, and his two long ball performance showed off his impressive power at Wrigley Field on...

Pirates Notebook: Should McDonald Skip A Start in the Rotation?

The second half of the season for James McDonald continues to be a struggle. McDonald has had just two solid starts for the Pirates...

Pirates Notebook: Streak Gets to Six; Karstens Moved to Bullpen

The Pittsburgh Pirates losing streak reached a season-high six games on Wednesday after falling 2-1 to Cincinnati. While the pitching staff kept the club in...

Pirates Notebook: Holt, McCutchen Pick Up Four-Hit Nights

Since Brock Holt joined the big league club, the infielder has created a spark at the top of the lineup. Holt picked up two...
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