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Pedro Alvarez

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Pirates’ Cole Voted NL Rookie Of The Month

Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole is the September National League Rookie of the Month.

09/30/2013

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Byrd, Alvarez Lead Way As Bucs Beat Reds For Leg Up To Host Wild Card

Marlon Byrd had three hits and Pedro Alvarez hit a two-run homer high off the batter’s eye on Friday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 in a series that could decide the NL wild-card game host.

09/27/2013

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Grilli Gives Up 2-Run Home Run, Bucs Fall To Cubs 5-4

Anthony Rizzo hit a towering go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4 on Friday night.

09/13/2013

Pedro Alvarez

Perrotto: Time For Alvarez To Grow Up Versus Lefties

The Pirates, as the National League playoff race intensifies, need all the help they can get on offense, as underscored by a shutout loss Sunday that concluded their West Coast road trip and left them even with St. Louis atop the Central Division.

93-7 The Fan–08/26/2013

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Clardy: A Fan’s Got To Accept The Pirates’ Limitations

What do Pirates fans and Dirty Harry have in common? Troy Clardy explains on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.

93-7 The Fan–08/25/2013

Andrew McCutchen

Which Pirates Are The Most Irreplaceable?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The silver lining to a disappointing sweep at Coors Field for the Pirates was the avoidance of potentially key injuries to third baseman Pedro Alvarez and left fielder Starling Marte.

93-7 The Fan–08/12/2013

Pirates Team Leaders

Who Is The MVP Of Your 2013 Pirates?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — There are a number of reasons the Pirates have been the talk of Major League Baseball in 2013, so determining the team MVP is no easy debate.

93-7 The Fan–08/07/2013

Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez signs autographs for young fans after Faith Night. Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Beyond The Baselines: A Special Connection With The Pirates On Faith Night

The few thousand Pirates fans who attended the ball club’s first annual Faith Night after Thursdays 13-0 loss to the Cardinals were treated to an different, more personal side of several Pirates players and staff.

93-7 The Fan–08/03/2013

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Liriano Leads Bucs To 4-2 Win Over Nationals

Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past Washington 4-2 Wednesday night.

07/24/2013

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Pirates All-Stars Honored To Be There

Vinnie Richichi caught up with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Mark Melancon during the All-Star festivities in New York.

93-7 The Fan–07/20/2013

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Alvarez Nabs 6 Home Runs, Falls Short Of 2nd Round

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez got to show off on a national stage Monday night. He competed for the first time in the MLB Home Run Derby at New York’s Citi Field.

07/15/2013

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Pirates’ Nutting Talks About Team’s Success

There was a time when Pirates fans went to the ballpark in disguise.

07/15/2013

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Alvarez To Compete In Home Run Derby Afterall

Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates has replaced Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies for the NL team in the All-Star Home Run Derby.

07/11/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Let David Wright Hear It, Boo Him

In the rarest of cases, I’m all for the organized booing of an athlete or athletes. This coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday will present such a time.

07/11/2013

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Walk On Wednesday: ‘Baseball Does Some Stupid Things…This Is One Of Them’

Pirates color commentator and former pitcher Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for another edition of his weekly segment, “Walk on Wednesday.”

93-7 The Fan–07/10/2013

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