The Pedro Alvarez Report

by Bill Chuck on August 20, 2013

Pedro Alvarez hit his NL-leading 31st home run as the Pirates and Francisco Liriano defeated the Padres, 3-1.

It is a career high for Alvarez

Year Age Tm G PA AB HR
2010 23 PIT 95 386 347 16
2011 24 PIT 74 262 235 4
2012 25 PIT 149 586 525 30
2013 26 PIT 115 468 427 31
4 Yrs 433 1702 1534 81
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Generated 8/20/2013.

Nine to Know

Most HR in a season for the Pirates

Alvarez is the 28th Pirate with at least 31 homers in a season

Rk Player HR Year G PA AB
1 Ralph Kiner 54 1949 152 667 549
2 Ralph Kiner 51 1947 152 666 565
3 Willie Stargell 48 1971 141 606 511
4 Ralph Kiner 47 1950 150 672 547
5 Willie Stargell 44 1973 148 609 522
6 Ralph Kiner 42 1951 151 670 531
7 Ralph Kiner 40 1948 156 670 555
8 Brian Giles 39 1999 141 627 521
9 Brian Giles 38 2002 153 644 497
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Top 10

2013 National Leaguers with 20+ homers

Rk Player HR Tm G PA AB
1 Pedro Alvarez 31 PIT 115 468 427
2 Paul Goldschmidt 30 ARI 122 539 459
3 Domonic Brown 27 PHI 112 453 419
4 Carlos Gonzalez 26 COL 103 436 391
5 Jay Bruce 24 CIN 124 536 488
6 Justin Upton 23 ATL 115 509 438
7 Carlos Beltran 21 STL 111 460 431
8 Troy Tulowitzki 21 COL 94 379 333
9 Dan Uggla 21 ATL 112 460 388
10 Marlon Byrd 20 NYM 111 439 400
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ivorytowerskeptic August 20, 2013 at 1:09 pm

Thanks for writing this up … he has hit some bombs, but he also Ks a lot.

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