Alvarez hopefully primed for a big season

Third baseman Pedro Alvarez is hoping that a tough off season workout program will help him rebound from a 2011 season marred with injuries and struggles at the plate. Alvarez hit .191 with four home runs and 19 RBI in 235 at-bats and missed time because of a right quadriceps strain.'s George Von Benko caught up with Alvarez.

To hear George Von Benko's interview with Pirates' third baseman Pedro Alvarez.

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