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  1. Alvarez done at 3B?

    AJ Mass

    The Pittsburgh Pirates started Pedro Alvarez at first base on Monday -- the first time in his career he manned the position -- and on Tuesday, they didn't start him at all. Not having Alvarez at the hot corner may indeed be the trend gong forward for...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  2. Oswaldo Arcia is worth a look

    Eric Karabell

    We spent the first two days of this week in this space discussing struggling lefty power hitters in Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton and Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Pedro Alvarez. Let's talk about someone playing well for a change. Minnes...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  3. Pirates must rely on big reinforcements

    Christina Kahrl

    This is a big week for the Pittsburgh Pirates, perhaps even a defining week. Monday night's loss to the Atlanta Braves was their sixth straight. They're now two games back in the wild-card standings, with the Braves between them and the Cardinals and...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  4. Pirates moving Alvarez?

    AJ Mass

    In his major league career, Pedro Alvarez has never played any other position in the field but third base. However, that may soon change as the Pittsburgh Pirates are planning to move Alvarez across the diamond. Alvarez has committed more errors t...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  5. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  6. Fantasy podcast: Goldschmidt goes down

    David Schoenfield

    I joined Tristan Cockcroft on Monday's Fantasy Focus podcast. The big news was Paul Goldschmidt's injury. Who are some viable first-base options? We discuss that along with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, Stephen Strasburg, Mookie Betts, Monday's ga...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  7. Could Alvarez move to first base?

    Doug Mittler

    At first, it looked like a platoon. Now Pedro Alvarez has officially been displaced as third baseman of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Alvarez made his major league-leading 24th error in Saturday's loss to the Diamondacks, and all but three of his error...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  8. Pirates switching to 3B platoon?

    AJ Mass

    The starting lineup for the Pittsburgh Pirates has been missing the name Pedro Alvarez for the last three games, with Josh Harrison and Brent Morel finding themselves on the field at the hot corner in his place. All three of those games came against ...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Mets 5, Pirates 3

    Adam Rubin

    PITTSBURGH -- The 2014 season is halfway in the books. The Mets grabbed an early five-run lead against Gerrit Cole in his return from the disabled list and held on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Saturday at PNC Park. Wearing throwback uniforms...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  10. Alvarez's 3-run homer helps Pirates beat Rays 8-1

    Alvarez's 3-run homer helps Pirates beat Rays 8-1

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  11. Castro powers Cubs past Pirates 6-3

    Castro powers Cubs past Pirates 6-3

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 20, 2014
  12. Cole and Pirates beat Padres 4-1

    Cole and Pirates beat Padres 4-1

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  13. Andrew McCutchen's HR, pair of doubles help Pirates stop Zack Gre...

    Slumping Andrew McCutchen hit his first home run in over a month, doubled twice and scored two runs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Sunday and take three of four from the defending NL West champions.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  14. Series preview: Mets vs. Pirates

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesThe Mets face Brandon Cumpton, Edinson Volquez and Charlie Morton at Citi Field.METS (22-27, fourth place/NL East) vs. PITTSBURGH PIRATES (22-27, fourth place/NL Central) Monday: RHP Jacob deGrom (0-2, 2.77) vs. RHP Brandon Cumpton (0-...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  15. Alvarez's single lifts Pirates over Cardinals 4-3

    Alvarez's single lifts Pirates over Cardinals 4-3

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 10, 2014
  16. Blue Jays-Pirates Preview

    Blue Jays-Pirates Preview

    Preview | May 02, 2014