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Alvarez left Tuesday's game against the Dodgers with left knee discomfort, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Alvarez committed his major-league leading 19th error Friday, the most of any player at any position. Washington shortstop Ian Desmond ranks second with 15 miscues.
Alvarez was 1-for-3 with a walk and a three-run home run in a losing cause against the Reds on Friday night.
Alvarez, who hit just his third homer in 110 plate appearances since June 4 on Tuesday, continued his trend of mashing Cardinals' pitching in St. Louis.
Alvarez is out of the lineup Friday against the Phillies, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Alvarez had a quiet 3-for-4 on Thursday against the Mets, singling three times without scoring or driving in a run.
Alvarez is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rays, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Alvarez went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts Sunday and hasn't driven in a run in his last 51 plate appearances.
Alvarez, who went 1-for-3 with a well-struck double Thursday, was lifted for pinch-hitter Jordy Mercer against the Reds.
Alvarez went 0-for-3 and stranded six baserunners before being pinch-hit for by Gaby Sanchez on Tuesday.
Alvarez, who hit his first homer since May 5 on Friday, was moved from the cleanup spot to sixth in the order against the Nationals.
Alvarez was 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in the Pirates win over Washington on Friday night.
Alvarez, who went 2-for-4 against Baltimore on Wednesday, hasn't homered in his last 50 plate appearances.
Alvarez is not in the lineup for the second half of Sunday's double header, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Alvarez went 2-for-4 against the Brewers on Wednesday and has six hits in his last 16 at-bats.
Alvarez went 3-for-5 against the Cardinals on Sunday, raising his batting average back over the Mendoza Line at .215.
Alvarez went 2-for-7 with four RBI, two runs scored and one home run Monday against the Giants.
Alvarez was 2-for-5 with a two-run, game tying home run in the ninth inning of a come from behind win over Toronto on Friday night.
Alvarez batted fifth against a lefty for the first time in 2014 after previously hitting cleanup, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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 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 thrown off of a Shelby Miller changeup, 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.
Alvarez boasts a 2:4 BB:K ratio in nine spring games after compiling ratios of 1:22 and 2:12 in 2012 and 2013, respectively.