Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:18:13 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates confirmed 3B Pedro Alvarez will play at first base this season against both left and right-handed pitchers. Manager Clint Hurdle, speaking at the team's annual fan convention (PirateFest), said the job would be his to keep. The team still plans on giving C Tony Sanchez some time at first should Alvarez struggle at the plate.
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:16:40 -0800
The Miami Marlins have expressed interest in trading for Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Pedro Alvarez. A rumor from earlier in the week had the Pirates receiving SP Nathan Eovaldi from Miami in exchange for Alvarez but the Marlins are not expected to move Eovaldi.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:55:55 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez's move to first base appears likely for next season after 1B Ike Davis was taken off the 40-man roster.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 23:53:32 -0800
Speculation has Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Ike Davis being moved in the offseason, as the team is giving extra work to 3B Pedro Alvarez at first base. Davis has worked in the outfield to expand his versatility.
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:25:41 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez could be moved across the diamond to play first base next season. He committed 25 errors at the hot corner in 2014 and developed a throwing issue late in the year. General manager Neal Huntington said he still views Alvarez as a third baseman and added that the team will try to help him work through his throwing challenges during the offseason, although people around the league still believe he will wind up playing first.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:18:08 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez (foot) will not need to have surgery for the stress reaction in his left foot, according to general manager Neal Huntington. Alvarez was re-examined Sept. 30. "It would have been very aggressive for him to have played in the World Series, if we would have made it that far," Huntington said. "He's healing and is on path, as we expected. It just needs time."
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:37:28 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez (foot) was examined by a doctor Tuesday, Sept. 30. Manager Clint Hurdle did not update whether Alvarez would be available for the National League Division Series, if the Pirates advance, though.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:29:13 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez (foot) will visit doctors Tuesday, Sept. 30, to determine when he can resume baseball activities.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:50:53 -0700
The Boston Red Sox may have interest in Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez if he becomes available this offseason.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:29:36 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez (foot) has a stress reaction in the fourth metararsal bone in his left foot. The typical recovery time is four to six weeks.