Tag: Pedro Alvarez

Pirates Notebook: Lincoln Learning New Role in Bullpen

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Right-hander Brad Lincoln made two starts with Triple-A Indianapolis, where he posted a 2.25 ERA with no walks and nine strikeouts...

Pirates Confident in Alvarez, Batting him Cleanup

PITTSBURGH, Pa.  -- Third baseman Pedro Alvarez has continued to climb his way up in the lineup. After starting the season batting seventh, Alvarez...

Bedard Strikes Out 11 and Alvarez Homers in 6-3 Win Over...

The Pittsburgh Pirates avoided the sweep and won game three at Busch Stadium on Thursday afternoon, 6-2, against the St. Louis Cardinals. Lefty Erik...

First Pitch: Won’t Say I Told You So On Alvarez

Throughout Spring Training, Pedro Alvarez was putting up some horrible numbers. He seemed lost at the plate, often working with three different batting stances...

Walker and McCutchen’s Power Outage

With April 2012 now come and gone, Andrew McCutchen enters May with zero home runs.  This marks the first month in his career that...

Poor Day From Pirates Defense Leads to 4-3 Loss

The Pittsburgh Pirates (9-12) lost 4-3 to the Atlanta Braves (14-8) at Turner Field on Sunday in the third game of four-game set. Right-hander Kevin...

Pirates Notebook: The Bats of Alvarez, Tabata Are Taking Big Steps...

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Third baseman Pedro Alvarez has been putting in early work in the cages, working on his swing with hitting coach Gregg...

First Pitch: Alvarez Crushing Off-Speed Pitches

Pedro Alvarez hit two home runs today, both of which came on off-speed pitches. That's been the case with all of his home runs...

Bats Come Out Swinging in Game Two of Doubleheader

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- In game one of the doubleheader on Wednesday at PNC Park, the club was only able to plate one run off...

Avert your eyes: The Pirates’ anemic offense

Here are the Pirates' everyday position players, sorted by 2012 wOBA. Position Player PA wOBA CF Andrew McCutchen 62 .361 1B Garrett Jones/Casey McGehee 33/37 .319/.298 LF Alex Presley 58 .283 2B Neil Walker 54 .248 3B Pedro Alvarez 38 .175 RF Jose Tabata 50 .172 C Rod Barajas 35 .137 SS Clint Barmes 49 .132 The most...
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