Alfaro, 23, is batting .291/.317/.491 with 10 home runs and 44 RBI through 55 games for Double-A Reading. Alfaro has an unappetizing 55:8 K:BB ratio, though he is still hitting close to .300. He also reached double-digits in home runs for the third time in the last four seasons. With Andrew Knapp scuffling at Triple-A, Alfaro could be making a case to surpass him.
Alfaro, 22, is batting .286 with three home runs and eight RBI over his last 10 games for Double-A Reading. Alfaro missed nearly three weeks of action due to an oblique injury, but appears healthy at this juncture. He remains one of the top catching prospects in baseball.
Alfaro (oblique) was activated off the disabled list at Double-A Reading on Saturday, Eric Scarcella of the Reading Fightins reports. Alfaro missed about two and a half weeks with an oblique strain. He was hitting .500 (18-for-36) with a home run for Double-A Reading before suffering the injury.
Alfaro (oblique) has been cleared to resume baseball activities and could come off the disabled list next week, Ryan Lawrence of the Philly Voice reports. Alfaro hit the disabled list last Tuesday with an oblique strain. It must have been a minor strain, as oblique injuries typically sideline players for a month. Alfaro was hitting .500 (18-for-36) with a home run for Double-A Reading before suffering the injury.
Alfaro was placed on the DL on Tuesday with an oblique strain, Mike Drago of the Reading Eagle reports. It's an unfortunate development, as Alfaro had gotten off to a blistering start to the season, slashing .500/.526/.750 with 10 RBI through eight games at the Double-A level. An exact timetable remains unclear at this point, but the catcher is likely facing a multi-week recovery.