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|May 20||MIN||4||1||0||0||0||2||2||0|May 20
Alvarez went 2-for-5 with his seventh homer Tuesday against the Twins.
|May 16||@CHC||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|May 16
Alvarez is out of Saturday's lineup against the Cubs, Jay Cohen of the AP reports.
Alvarez hit his second homer in 22 games Friday, going 3-for-6 with two runs scored and an RBI.
|May 13||@PHI||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|May 13
Alvarez is not in the starting lineup Wednesday against Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
|May 11||@PHI||4||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|May 10
Alvarez is not in the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports.
Alvarez went 1-for-2 with two runs scored and a pair of walks Saturday.
|Apr 29||@CHC||5||1||1||0||0||0||1||0|Apr 28
Alvarez is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cubs.
|Apr 21||CHC||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|Apr 21
Alvarez is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Cubs.
|Apr 11||@MIL||2||0||0||0||0||1||1||0|Apr 11
Alvarez went 2-for-4 with his second home run Friday against the Brewers.
|Apr 10||@MIL||4||2||2||1||2||0||2||0|Apr 09
Alvarez went 2-for-4 with his first homer of the year Thursday against the Reds.
|Apr 06||@CIN||3||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|Mar 30
Alvarez hit two dingers -- including a grand slam -- in an 18-4 romp of Philadelphia on Monday.
Alvarez hit two doubles and a home run Friday, raising his spring batting average to .381 (8-for-21).
Alvarez (elbow) returned to the lineup Friday and went hitless in two at-bats.
Manager Clint Hurdle said Wednesday that Alvarez (elbow) went through an aggressive workout and came through fine, and that he's good to go, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Alvarez suffered a hyperextended elbow Sunday, CBS Sports reports.
Alvarez won his arbitration case and will be paid $5.75 million in 2015, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports.
Alvarez skipped the Pirates' minicamp last week despite the team's intention to teach and play him at a new position (first base) in 2015.
Alvarez's foot fracture has healed and he has begun his regular offseason training program, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
The Pirates tendered Alvarez a contract prior to Tuesday's deadline.