Monday, February 23, 2009

Pedro creating a buzz in Pittsburgh

By Barca Blog - There's a nice article on former Commodore standout Pedro Alvarez in today's edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Alvarez, the No. 2 overall pick in last June's Major League Baseball draft, has already received high praise from several people within the Pirates organization during spring training camp in Bradenton, Fla. Even one former Pirate compared Alvarez's swing to a former Pittsburgh great.

"Pedro Alvarez has Willie Stargell's swing," Manny Sanguillen said. "I played with him a lot of years. I know that swing."

Click here to read the entire story by Chuck Finder.

(Photo Credit: Peter Diana / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

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