Colin Dunlap: Alvarez Pushed Through Bad Times To Make This His TimeThis postseason has turned into Pedro Alvarez’s time.
Pirates Edge Cardinals 5-3, Take 2-1 Lead In NLDSPedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.