PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – As reported by 93-7 The Fan’s Dan Zangrilli and others late Tuesday night, Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez was walking around PNC Park in a walking boot after suffering an injury in the game.
Manager Clint Hurdle described the injury as a left foot sprain between a couple of his toes.
According to a tweet from the Trib’s Rob Biertempfel, Alvarez is still wearing the boot today.
#pirates Alvarez is wearing walking boot this morning in the clubhouse. He sprained foot diving for Wong double last nite.
— Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) August 27, 2014
Alvarez is batting .308 with three home runs and five RBIs over his last four games.
UPDATE: According to KDKA-TV’s Rich Walsh, Andrew McCutchen will play this afternoon after leaving Tuesday’s game with some rib discomfort.
Pedro Alvarez is out of the lineup with a sprained food.
Stay tuned to 93-7 The Fan for the latest developments, and be sure to tune in for today’s 12:35 p.m. series finale between the Pirates and the Cardinals.
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