Pedro Alvarez will make his first major league start at first base on Monday against the Braves.
DHing for the second straight day, Pedro Alvarez went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts against the Tigers on Thursday.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Monday that Pedro Alvarez is close to making his debut at first base.
Pedro Alvarez told reporters Saturday that he is open to moving to first base.
Pirates activated 3B Pedro Alvarez from the bereavement list.
Pedro Alvarez practiced fielding some ground balls at first base Friday.
Pirates placed 3B Pedro Alvarez on the bereavement list.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle admitted Sunday that the club is considering moving Pedro Alvarez to first base.
Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review believes that Josh Harrison is likely to take over as the Pirates' starter at third base, pushing Pedro Alvarez to a backup role.
Pedro Alvarez is not in the Pirates' lineup Wednesday for the second straight game.
Pedro Alvarez is back in the Pirates' lineup Sunday.
Pedro Alvarez (knee) appeared as a pinch hitter in Friday's loss to the Rockies, going 0-for-1 with a walk in his two plate appearances.
Pedro Alvarez (knee) remained out of the Pirates' lineup Friday.
Pedro Alvarez (knee) is not in the Pirates' lineup Wednesday.