Pedro Alvarez homered twice to break out of a 5-for-34 slump, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Saturday night.
While the team has admitted to working with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez on a move to First Base, we haven’t seen that happen in a game, but that all changes on Monday night as the Pirates welcome the Atlanta Braves.
Former Major League second baseman Steve Sax joined Bob Pompeani Saturday.
Piittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Greg Brown Sunday for his weekly radio show.
Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez took some reps at first base during batting practice Friday.
The move has been talked about for months, but now the wheels of change have been put in motion as the Pittsburgh Pirates have begun working with Pedro Alvarez on a transition from playing third base to playing first.
The Pirates roster moves continue as outfielder Starling Marte has been activated from the 7-day concussion disabled list while third baseman Pedro Alvarez was put on the bereavement list.
With 24 errors this year and throwing issues resembling those that Steve Sax and Chuck Knoblauch went through, the rumblings of moving Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez to first base have begun.
Former MLB General Manager and ESPN and SiriusXM Analyst Jim Bowden told Bob Pompeani that the Pirates are working on a trade for A.J. Burnett.
Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Colin Dunlap Saturday for Bucco Talk.
Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined “The Fan Morning Show” in his regular weekly spot on Wednesday to talk about the team as it prepares to wrap up a three-game set against the Dodgers.
As the post All-Star game portion of the season is set to begin, Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss the upcoming trade deadline and the direction his team is headed.
MLB Network Analyst Sean Casey joined “The Cook and Poni Show” on Thursday to preview the second half of the 2014 season and what should be a great finish in the National League Central.
Huntington says the team has put itself in a nice position for August and September but they have some things to improve on if they are to make a playoff run.
Brayan Pena’s pinch-hit single in the eighth inning completed another late rally by the Reds, who overcame more injuries on Friday and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 to keep their momentum going toward the All-Star break.