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Pedro Alvarez to make debut at first base tonight

Pedro Alvarez will make his first career appearance at first base tonight vs the Atlanta Braves. Alvarez who leads the Major Leagues with 25 errors, had another costly throwing error Sunday vs the Washington Nationals.
Alvarez has over 4,700 innings defensively and has never played a position other than third base.
Alvarez making the start at first puts Ike Davis on the bench tonight.
Pirates Lineup vs Braves
1. Gregory Polanco, RF
2. Josh Harrison, SS
3. Neil Walker, 2B
4. Russell Martin, C
5. Pedro Alvarez, 3B
6. Starling Marte, CF
7. Travis Snider, LF
8. Brent Morel, 3B
9. Vance Worley, P

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