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"I’m as high on Alvarez, who hit a ridiculous Luis Castillo fastball -- 98, with run, off the outside corner -- for a two-run game-winning homer yesterday, as anyone. He’s still someone who is going to make an out 60% of the time, and 70% of the time you don’t walk him. If Servais is going to treat him like Kelly Leak, this series will be over quickly."