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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).
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 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.
Alvarez (foot) is expected to prepare for an everyday role at first base in 2015, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Alvarez (foot) could soon return to baseball activities, according to manager Clint Hurdle, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.