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24 Pedro Alvarez 3B

Pittsburgh Pirates

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
58%24%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
39818.23156468
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014PIT122398469218564511383.312.405.231

Player Updates

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Pirates Pedro Alvarez experimenting with new stance
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

The Pirates are making an adjustment to infielder Pedro Alvarez's stance to help improve his offensive output. 

Working with hitting coach Jeff Branson, Alvarez is resting his bat on his shoulder before starting his swing, instead of holding it off the shoulder. 

“We're trying to ... figure out ways to get him relaxed at the plate and take the tension out of him at the plate,” Jeff Branson said, per Travis Sawchik of Trib Total Media. “You'll see him start on the shoulder and take it off when he's ready to hit."

It seems to be working. Alvarez is hitting .381 this spring, with two home runs and eight RBI. 

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Pirates 1B Pedro Alvarez returns from elbow injury Thursday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez returned to the spring lineup Thursday against the Red Sox after missing a few days due to a hyperextended elbow. He was hitless in two at-bats.

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Pirates 1B Pedro Alvarez (elbow) expected back Thursday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said first baseman Pedro Alvarez (elbow) is expected to return to game action Thursday against the Red Sox, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

"Pedro was given a very aggressive workout today and the reports came back that he's fine and ready to go," Hurdle said.

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Pirates' Pedro Alvarez dealing with hyperextended elbow
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez suffered a hyperextended elbow and will miss a few games while recovering, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Alvarez indicated that the elbow is fine and the Pirates said he can work out as tolerable. The former third baseman is spending his first spring training at first base and said last week he feels comfortable with the shift.

Alvarez hit .231/.312/.405 with 18 home runs, 56 RBI and eight stolen bases in 398 at-bats.

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Pirates' Pedro Alvarez feeling comfortable at first
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Pirates infielder Pedro Alvarez is feeling comfortable at first base, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

After playing third the past couple of seasons, Alvarez will transition to first base full-time in 2015. The 28-year-old is still getting used to the position, but he seems comfortable with the change.

"It’s just a matter of getting used to seeing the field from that point of view, get the reps in so that the responsibilities that come with playing the position become second nature," he said. "That’s just with time and repetitions."

Alvarez hit .231/.312/.405 over 398 at-bats last season. 

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Third Basemen 34 49 25.02
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs San Francisco1521 .188 .333 .133
vs Cueto (Career)3060 .200.265.200
vs RHP3187816 .330 .440 .245
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
8/19ATL1000000
8/22@MIL1000000
8/23@MIL3222411
8/24@MIL3100011
8/25STL4121100
8/26STL3000000
9/5@CHC1000000
Two Week Schedule
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5
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@Cin
4:10 pm
Tickets
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7:10 pm
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9
@Cin
12:35 pm
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@Mil
8:10 pm
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11
@Mil
7:10 pm
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12
@Mil
2:10 pm
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Det
1:35 pm
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Det
7:05 pm
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Det
7:05 pm
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Mil
7:05 pm
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Mil
7:05 pm
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Fantasy Points by Week
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26

15

6

19

19

6

11

16

21

13

6

26

2

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0
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008PIT0000000000 --- --- ---
2009PIT0000000000 --- --- ---
2010PIT95347428916643711900 .326 .461 .256
2011PIT742351845419248010 .272 .289 .191
2012PIT1495256412830855718010 .317 .467 .244
2013PIT15255870130361004818620 .296 .473 .233
2014PIT122398469218564511383 .312 .405 .231
Total 5922063240484104324211678123 .307 .435 .235
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2010PIT3B9494276611981717 .938
2011PIT3B6662214551451415 .935
2012PIT3B145143364732642723 .926
2013PIT3B150148458723592727 .941
2014PIT1B5532311041.000
2014PIT3B9995327692332525 .924
Total  55954716713611200110111 .934
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2008PIT00000000
2009PIT00000000
2010PIT21116020018
2011PIT9168012111
2012PIT251245301610
2013PIT222264404716
2014PIT131161002612
Total 9068989192157
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013PIT62046372700 .348 .800 .300
Total 62046372700 .348 .800 .300
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009AA-Altoona6022242741801340345910 .419 .590 .333
2009AFA-Lynchburg6624338601411455377011 .342 .486 .247
2010AAA-Indianapolis Indians6624242671541353326844 .363 .533 .277
2011R-GCL Pirates11000000----00 .000 .000 .000
2011AAA-Indianapolis Indians35125163251519224201 .365 .432 .256
2011AFA-Bradenton Marauders6162300123500 .381 .375 .188
Total 2348491402365264616912824466 .372 .516 .278
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/240
Birthdate:
2/6/1987
Age:
28
Hometown:
Santo Domingo, DR
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:
Vanderbilt
MLB Experience:
5
Awards:

2013: NL Home Run Champion
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