Pedro Alvarez’s eighth-inning RBI single helps Pirates take 2-1 lead in NLDS

Pedro Alvarez’s eighth-inning RBI single helps Pirates take 2-1 lead in NLDS
October 6, 2013, 7:39 pm
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Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez finished the 2013 regular season with a .180/.252/.286 line against left-handed pitching. Not exactly his cup of tea. But he came through in a big spot against lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist, delivering a tie-breaking RBI single to right, putting the Pirates up 4-3 in the eighth inning. Siegrist, by the…