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Alvarez was 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in the Pirates win over Cincinnati on Friday night.
Alvarez went 1-for-3 with his 34th homer, walked twice, drove in two runs and scored two in Thursday's blowout of the Padres.
Alvarez, who is batting .195 with eight homers in 192 plate appearances since the All-Star Game, has enjoyed good success in St. Louis -- where the Pirates play over the weekend.
Alvarez is out of the Pirates' lineup Tuesday in Milwaukee, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Alvarez is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Giants, Tom Singer of MLB.com reports.
Alvarez cracked his second homer in three games Wednesday -- a 442-foot bomb to center field, going 1-for-4 against the Cardinals.
Alvarez took sole possession of the NL lead in homers with his 28th blast Sunday in Colorado.
Alvarez went 1-for-4 with his 28th home run of the year in Sunday's loss to Colorado, but also committed a crucial error, his 24th, in the sixth inning, which allowed the Rockies to tie the game.
Alvarez went 2-for-4 with his 25th homer and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over Washington.
Alvarez was 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in the Pirates win over the Mets on Friday night.
The Pirates are giving Alvarez another shot at batting cleanup against right-handed pitchers. "He's become more of a bully in the box," manager Clint Hurdle told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "He's in a very confident position now. He's been able to work through some stretches of swing-and-miss and it hasn't sent him back. He's getting a little older, he's getting a little smarter and he's gaining experience."
Alvarez went 2-for-4 Monday, raising his batting mark to .249 -- his highest level since the second game of the season.
Since Alvarez had two wisdom teeth extracted at the end of May, the Pirates third baseman has compiled a June slash line of .309/.380/.680 with 10 homers and 24 RBI.
Alvarez has six hits -- including two homers -- in nine career at-bats against Sunday starter, Joe Blanton. He will bat third in the lineup for the first time in his career against the Angels.
Alvarez went 3-for-4 with a bases-clearing double and homer Thursday, driving in all five runs for the Bucs against Cincinnati.
Alvarez stroked his 15th homer Sunday -- a three-run shot -- against the Dodgers and Zack Greinke.