Pedro Alvarez News Archive
The Pirates have yet to clarify the specific injury Alvarez (foot) is suffering from or its prognosis, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Alvarez (foot) is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Cardinals.
Alvarez (foot) was diagnosed with a sprain between two of his toes on his left foot, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Alvarez left Tuesday's game against the Cardinals with left foot discomfort.
Alvarez went 2-for-3 with a walk, two homers, four RBI and his seventh stolen base Saturday in Milwaukee.
Alvarez, who has two hits in 29 career at-bats against Friday starter Yovani Gallardo, is out of the lineup again Friday.
Alvarez went 0-for-4 in his debut at first base Monday against Atlanta.
Alvarez will make his first career start at first base Monday vs. the Braves, MLB.com reports.
Alvarez went 2-for-4 against Washington on Sunday and is hitting .263 with a double and two RBI while starting at either third base or DH in Pittsburgh's last five games.
Alvarez went 1-for-4 with three strikeouts in his first start since Aug. 2 on Wednesday.