Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in three runs and Edinson Volquez pitched six shutout innings Sunday to propel the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 victory over the New York Mets.
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Wright found himself on the receiving end of backlash from fans, players and broadcasters in Pittsburgh this week for leaving Alvarez off his derby team.
Mets third baseman David Wright was announced as the NL captain for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and now he is receiving some major backlash for his teammate selections.
At 6-foot-3, 225-pounds, Pedro Alvarez can hit the ball a long way – just as long as he gets the bat on it.
R.A. Dickey looks to deliver the Mets’ eighth straight quality start Saturday night against the Pirates, who haven’t had an extra-base hit in consecutive losses since reaching .500.