New York, NY (Sports Network) - Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez
has replaced Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies in the 2013 Chevrolet
Home Run Derby.
Gonzalez, who is an All-Star for the second time in his career, has withdrawn
from the competition after suffering a sprained right middle finger earlier
Alvarez will join David Wright, Bryce Harper and Michael Cuddyer on the NL
side for the event. Robinson Cano, Chris Davis, defending Derby champion
Prince Fielder and Yoenis Cespedes will represent the AL.
Alvarez is hitting .253 with 23 homers and 60 RBI in 82 games this season.
The Home Run Derby will take place on Monday at Citi Field, home of the New
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