Worth noting

Worth noting

Worth noting
• Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said every pitcher in his bullpen was rested and ready to go following Monday's off-day.

• Pedro Alvarez started at third base and hit sixth on Tuesday against Baltimore left-hander Wei-Yin Chen. Alvarez was being used in a platoon to avoid matchups with lefties earlier in the season and was given the day off against Kansas City left-hander Bruce Chen on Sunday.