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Alvarez & Overbay Sitting Tonight

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has decided to sit both Lyle Overbay and Pedro Alvarez for tonight’s game vs Washington.


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Pirates Lineup News

After returning to the lineup last night following an oblique injury, Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez is back on the bench for tonight’s game.


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Too Early For Alvarez Criticism

The popular opinion of Pirate fans seems to be to send third baseman Pedro Alvarez back to the minors. I’ll show you why that talk is crazy.


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Pirates Roster Move

The Pirates have officially added newly acquired outfielder Xavier Paul. Who’s spot did he take?


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Pirates Starting Lineup

The Pirates will look to rebound following last night’s disappointing 3-2 loss to San Francisco. Manager Clint Hurdle is going to give newly acquired Brandon Wood another start at shortstop.


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Pirates Beat Nationals, 4-2

The Pirates picked up a win, beating the Washington Nationals, 4-2 on Monday night.


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Wood To Make 1st Start With Pirates

Pirate fans will get their first chance to see newly acquired infielder Brandon Wood. Manager Clint Hurdle will give him a start tonight vs. the Washington Nationals.


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Pirates/Brewers Lineups (Thursday)

One big change in the Pirates lineup tonight, manager Clint Hurdle is giving 3B Pedro Alvarez the night off.