Pedro Alvarez (elbow) is expected to return to the Pirates' Grapefruit League lineup Thursday.
Pedro Alvarez hyperextended his elbow on a swing and will miss the Pirates' next few spring games.
Pedro Alvarez will continue to follow the Pirates' team approach of utilizing all fields in 2015 rather than trying to generate more power by pulling more pitches.
Pedro Alvarez had a three-run homer and an RBI double as the Pirates held on to beat the Blue Jays 8-7 on Tuesday.
Pedro Alvarez won his arbitration hearing against the Pirates and will make $5.75 million in 2015.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Pirates and Pedro Alvarez were unable to reach an agreement and will go to an arbitration hearing Wednesday.
Pedro Alvarez requested $5.75 million and was offered $5.25 million from the Pirates when arbitration figures were exchanged Friday.
Pedro Alvarez chose not to attend the Pirates' minicamp this week in Bradenton, Florida.
The Pirates plan to play Pedro Alvarez every day at first base next season rather than pair him with a right-handed hitting platoon partner.
Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Marlins have expressed "some level of interest" in Pirates corner infielder Pedro Alvarez.
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said Thursday after the team designated Ike Davis for assignment that they've "essentially committed" to Pedro Alvarez at first base.
Pedro Alvarez will not require surgery for the stress reaction in his left foot.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Pedro Alvarez (foot) could soon begin baseball activities.
Pedro Alvarez (foot) will be examined on Tuesday to determine if/when he can resume baseball activities.