Pedro Alvarez

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Dunlap: 5 Things Learned In A Week In Bradenton

Over this past week, my compadres and I with The Fan Morning Show spent the days at McKechnie Field dissecting and scrutinizing the Pittsburgh Pirates as they go through the rigors of Spring Training.

93-7 The Fan–03/13/2015

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Top 5 Pittsburgh Pirates Beards At Spring Training

Facial hair appears to be taking a more prominent role in professional sports lately. Here’s Rich Walsh’s top five beards at Pirates Spring Training.

03/13/2015

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Pedro Alvarez: Teammates’ Support Makes Uncomfortable Feeling That Much Easier

Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training in Bradenton this week to talk about getting ready for the 2015 season and making the move from third base to first base.

93-7 The Fan–03/13/2015

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Neil Walker: We’re All Working To Get Pedro Alvarez Ready

Pirates second baseman Neil Walker sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training in Bradenton this week to talk about getting ready for the 2015 season.

93-7 The Fan–03/12/2015

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Josh Harrison: Pedro Alvarez Won’t Throw Pity Party

Josh Harrison sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training in Bradenton this week to talk about getting ready to be the Bucs’ starting third baseman on Opening Day.

93-7 The Fan–03/11/2015

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Pedro Alvarez Limited With Elbow Injury

The Pirates announced Monday that first baseman Pedro Alvarez missed the last few games with discomfort in his right elbow caused by a mild hyperextension on a swing, as the club put it, “a few days ago.”

93-7 The Fan–03/09/2015

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Rich Walsh’s 5 Most Impressive Aspects Of Pirates’ Spring Training

The Pittsburgh Pirates are down in Florida for Spring Training. They are looking to improve upon back-to-back playoff appearances in the hopes of bringing a World Series title back to Pittsburgh!

03/05/2015

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Pirates Alvarez, Kang Start Spring Training With A Bang

The Pirates’ hit three home runs and were able to hang on for an 8-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.

93-7 The Fan–03/03/2015

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Top 5 Most Improved Pirates Heading Into 2015 Season

KDKA-TV’s Rich Walsh spent a few days in Bradenton, Florida at Spring Training with the Pirates. Here’s his top five most-improved Pittsburgh Pirates heading into the 2015 season.

02/26/2015

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Pirates Broadcaster Bob Walk: “Pirates Are Best Overall Team In NL Central”

Walk says if Pedro Alvarez can regain his power swing teh Pirates may have the best offense in the league.

93-7 The Fan–02/24/2015

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Rich On The Road: 1-On-1 With Pedro Alvarez

We are experiencing a cold spell here in Bradenton but I really shouldn’t complain about the weather. Plus, I’m sure nobody in Pittsburgh will feel bad for me!

02/20/2015

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Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle: As Good Of A Team As We’ve Taken To Spring Training

It’s day one of spring training for pitchers and catchers and Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle took some time to talk about expectations for his team with Starkey and Mueller.

93-7 The Fan–02/19/2015

NL Divisional Series Game Three

Pedro Alvarez Wins Arbitration Case Over Pirates

Having hit just .231 with 18 home runs and 56 RBI in a season he had to switch positions because he struggled making throws from third to first, Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez filed for a 2015 salary of $5.75 million while the team filed for $5.25 million.

93-7 The Fan–02/19/2015

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Pirates’ Starter Vance Worley Discusses Winning Arbitration Case

Pitchers and catchers reported on Wednesday to Bradenton, Florida. Though many players have been at Pirate City for a little while, today is what many consider the official “start” of the 2015 baseball season.

93-7 The Fan–02/18/2015

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Dunlap: 5 Numbers That Will Tell Pirates’ Story

Pirates pitchers and catchers report Wednesday, and so begins the long trudge through Spring Training, on through summer and, hopefully, a third consecutive trip to the Major League Baseball postseason in October.

02/15/2015

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