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Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a homer, a walk and two strikeouts in Tuesday's loss to Oakland.
Cole (4-2) took the loss despite pitching seven solid innings Tuesday against Oakland, allowing two runs on five hits and a pair of walks. He struck out two.
Marte saw his 12-game hitting streak end Monday when he went hitless in five at-bats against Oakland.
Alvarez went 2-for-4 Monday, raising his batting mark to .249 -- his highest level since the second game of the season.
Tabata went 2-for-4 with one RBI Monday against Oakland.
Locke suffered a loss Monday against Oakland as he pitched seven innings and allowed two runs, three hits and three walks to go along with four strikeouts.
Walker (oblique) is not in the lineup again Monday as he's still dealing with discomfort, the Pittsburgh Tribune
Marte extended his hitting streak to 12 games Sunday, belting a game-tying home run on a full count with two outs in the ninth inning.
Tabata had two hits Sunday against the Cubs, making him 7-for-17 with three doubles and a triple since coming off the disabled list Wednesday.
In his first start since being activated from the disabled list, Burnett gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits over five innings while striking out three and walking two.