Pedro Alvarez News Archive
Alvarez is batting .462 (6-for-13) with a homer and four RBI against Matt Garza, Milwaukee's starting pitcher Saturday.
Alvarez went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer and pair of walks in Thursday's win against Milwaukee.
Alvarez snapped an 0-for-16 slide Tuesday, going 1-for-3 with two runs scored and his second stolen base of the season.
Alvarez had a rough weekend series in Milwaukee, going 0-for-10 with five strikeouts (and two walks).
Alvarez belted a go-ahead three-run homer Thursday, giving him three homers and seven RBI in his last two games.
Alvarez hit his third and fourth home runs of the season Wednesday night in Wrigley Field.
Alvarez walked three times and lined out sharply to right field in his only official at-bat Saturday against St. Louis.
Alvarez's two home-run night Friday included both an opposite-field bomb and a rare homer off a Shelby Miller change-up, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a couple of home runs, three RBI and three runs scored in Friday's 12-2 rout of the Cardinals.
Despite not playing in the final several exhibition games, Alvarez is expected to be in Monday's lineup, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.