Alvarez feeling the heat

Pedro Alvarez

Since being recalled from Triple A on July 25 Pedro Alvarez is batting .189 with one home run and four RBI. The third baseman is batting .204 on the season with three home runs and 14 RBI. Alvarez in a recent interview with's George Von Benko said that he is very aware of expectations for him.

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