Tag: Pedro Alvarez

Pirates Notebook: Pitching Blanks Cardinals; Weekend Rotation Set

The Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff shined at PNC Park on Wednesday night. Wandy Rodriguez and the bullpen blanked St. Louis, which extended their consecutive scoreless streak...

First Pitch: An Alvarez Hot Streak Would Be Great Right Now

If there's one thing we've learned this year about Pedro Alvarez, it's that he doesn't just have one good game. He's been a very...

Pirates Notebook: Alvarez Locked in at the Plate; McDonald Needs to...

When Pedro Alvarez is locked in at the plate, watch out. That was no more evident than on Tuesday night at PNC Park. Alvarez...

Alvarez Showing Good Signs After Lengthy Session With Hurdle

A 162 game season is a lengthy one. Staying consistent throughout the entire year is tough. There's hot streaks and slumps, and Pedro Alvarez...

Pirates Notebook: Locke Shines in 2012 Debut, But His Role is...

Jeff Locke was impressive in his 2012 debut for the Pirates on Thursday at PNC Park. The left-hander, who was recalled on Wednesday, was...

Pirates Notebook: Early Season Bedard Shows Up in Pirates Win

Erik Bedard had two solid outings out of the chute of the All-Star break. The left-hander struggled in the month of June and beginning of July...

Pirates Notebook: McKenry Taking Advantage of Opportunities

During the 2011 offseason, Michael McKenry went down to the Fall Instructional League to work on his hitting with Manager Clint Hurdle. Working with...

Pirates Notebook: Karstens Getting Back to Last Season’s Form

Jeff Karstens has been working hard to get back to his 2011 form. After missing two months of the season on the disabled list...

Pirates Notebook: Pitching Struggles Against Milwaukee, Presley Set For Rehab Assignment

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle shuffled the rotation for the second half of the season and gave the first start to James McDonald. And based...

Hurdle and Alvarez Share a Bond

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle knows the challenges of high expectations. They were put on him when he was drafted in the first round (ninth...
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