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Pedro Alvarez

Pedro Manuel Alvarez (El Toro)

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: February 6, 1987 in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
High School: Horace Mann School (Riverdale, NY)
School: Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
Drafted
by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed September 24, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 16, 2010 (Age 23.130)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Pirates 2010-2014
2014 Contract Status: 1st-Year Arb Eligible (team option), 1 yr/$4.25M (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 3.085, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2010 23 PIT NL 95 386 347 42 89 21 1 16 64 0 0 37 119 .256 .326 .461 .788 112 160 8 0 0 2 1 5
2011 24 PIT NL 74 262 235 18 45 9 1 4 19 1 0 24 80 .191 .272 .289 .561 58 68 11 2 1 0 1 5
2012 25 PIT NL 149 586 525 64 128 25 1 30 85 1 0 57 180 .244 .317 .467 .784 115 245 10 1 0 3 6 *5/D
2013 ★ 26 PIT NL 152 614 558 70 130 22 2 36 100 2 0 48 186 .233 .296 .473 .770 115 264 16 4 0 4 7 *5/D AS,SS
2014 27 PIT NL 122 445 398 46 92 13 1 18 56 8 3 45 113 .231 .312 .405 .717 102 161 12 2 0 0 6 5/3D
5 Yrs 592 2293 2063 240 484 90 6 104 324 12 3 211 678 .235 .307 .435 .742 105 898 57 9 1 9 21
162 Game Avg. 162 627 565 66 132 25 2 28 89 3 1 58 186 .235 .307 .435 .742 105 246 16 2 0 2 6

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2010 23 PIT NL 95 386 4 -0 -1 -10 2 -6 -0.6 12 7 0.5 .494 .496 1.6 -0.9 17 $500,000 5
2011 24 PIT NL 74 262 -13 -2 -1 -11 1 -26 -2.8 8 -18 -2.0 .462 .482 -0.9 -1.1 -7 $2,050,000 5
2012 25 PIT NL 149 586 9 -0 1 -5 3 7 0.8 18 25 2.5 .505 .505 3.0 -0.2 30 $700,000 *5/D
2013 ★ 26 PIT NL 152 614 11 -0 0 3 3 17 1.7 20 37 3.7 .512 .512 3.4 0.5 34 $700,000 *5/D AS,SS
2014 27 PIT NL 122 445 -0 0 -0 -5 1 -4 -0.6 14 10 0.8 .496 .497 1.5 -0.5 16 $4,250,000 5/3D
5 Seasons 592 2293 11 -2 -1 -28 9 -11 -1.7 73 62 5.5 .498 .501 8.5 -2.3 90 $8,200,000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 26 PIT NL NLWC CIN W 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 26 PIT NL NLDS STL L 5 19 17 4 6 1 0 3 6 0 0 2 6 .353 .421 .941 1.362 16 0 0 0 0 1
1 Yr (2 Series) 6 23 20 4 6 1 0 3 7 0 0 2 7 .300 .348 .800 1.148 16 0 0 0 1 1
1 NLWC 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 NLDS 5 19 17 4 6 1 0 3 6 0 0 2 6 .353 .421 .941 1.362 16 0 0 0 0 1

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2010 PIT NL 23 3B 94 94 92 814.2 276 61 198 17 17 .938 -14 -10 -20 -15 2.86 2.76 .951 2.54 2.52
2011 PIT NL 24 3B 66 62 55 549.0 214 55 145 14 15 .935 -2 -11 -5 -24 3.28 3.03 .954 2.53 2.53
2012 PIT NL 25 3B 145 143 139 1273.0 364 73 264 27 23 .926 -7 -5 -7 -5 2.38 2.32 .952 2.45 2.42
2012 PIT NL 25 DH 1 1
2013 PIT NL 26 3B 150 148 141 1328.1 458 72 359 27 27 .941 10 3 9 3 2.92 2.87 .958 2.59 2.59 AS,SS
2013 PIT NL 26 DH 1 1 AS,SS
2014 PIT NL 27 3B 99 95 77 823.1 327 69 233 25 25 .924 -3 -5 -5 -7 3.30 3.05 .962 2.52 2.51
2014 PIT NL 27 1B 5 5 3 37.0 32 31 1 0 4 1.000 -2 0 -65 0 7.78 6.40 .993 9.29 9.26
2014 PIT NL 27 DH 3 3
5 Seasons 3B 554 542 504 4788.1 1639 330 1199 110 107 .933 -17 -28 -4 -7 2.87 2.76 .956 2.53 2.51
3 Seasons DH 5 5
1 Season 1B 5 5 3 37.0 32 31 1 0 4 1.000 -2 0 -65 0 7.78 6.40 .993 9.29 9.26
5 Seasons TOT 559 547 507 4825.1 1671 361 1200 110 111 .934 -19 -28 -5 -6 2.91 2.79 .956 2.58 2.57
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Silver Sluggers
2013 NL (3B)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2010 September NL Rookie of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2010 Sep 26th NL Player of the Week
2012 Sep 2nd NL Player of the Week
2013 Jun 23rd NL Player of the Week

Home Runs s c a p y
2012 NL  30 (10th)
2013 NL  36 (1st)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2013 NL  100 (5th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2012 NL  180 (2nd)
2013 NL  186 (1st)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  60 (10th)

AB per HR s c a p y
2012 NL  17.5 (10th)
2013 NL  15.5 (1st)

Errors Committeds c a p y
2012 NL  27 (1st)
2013 NL  27 (1st)
2014 NL  25 (1st)

Def. Games as 3B s c a p y
2012 NL  145 (3rd)
2013 NL  150 (1st)
Active  554 (18th)

Putouts as 3B s c a p y
2012 NL  73 (5th)
Active  330 (18th)

Assists as 3B s c a p y
2012 NL  264 (4th)
2013 NL  359 (1st)
Active  1,199 (11th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
2010 NL  17 (4th)
2011 NL  14 (4th)
2012 NL  27 (1st)
2013 NL  27 (1st)
2014 NL  25 (1st)
Active  110 (8th)

Double Plays Turned as 3B s c a p y
2012 NL  23 (3rd)
2013 NL  27 (2nd)
2014 NL  25 (5th)
Active  107 (12th)

Total Zone Runs as 3B s c a p y
2013 NL  10 (4th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 3Bs c a p y
2010 NL  2.86 (3rd)
2013 NL  2.92 (2nd)
2014 NL  3.30 (1st)
Active  2.87 (1st)
Career  2.87 (29th)

Range Factor/Game as 3B s c a p y
2010 NL  2.76 (3rd)
2013 NL  2.87 (3rd)
2014 NL  3.05 (2nd)
Active  2.76 (1st)

Fielding % as 3B s c a p y
Active  .933 (20th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 4 (430), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 12 (1328), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 14 (1022), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 8 (1841), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (270th), 5.5 career WAR/5.5 7yr-peak WAR/5.5 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.4 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.0 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2009 22 Pittsburgh Pirates $400,000 ?
2010 23 Pittsburgh Pirates $500,000 0.000
2011 24 Pittsburgh Pirates $2,050,000 ?
2012 25 Pittsburgh Pirates $700,000 1.085 contracts
2013 26 Pittsburgh Pirates $700,000 2.085 contracts
2014 27 Pittsburgh Pirates $4,250,000 3.085 contracts
2014 Status1st-Year Arb Eligible (team option), Earliest Arb Eligible: 2015, Earliest Free Agent: 2017
Career to date (may be incomplete)$8,600,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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