Alvarez batted second in the order and went 0-for-3 in Sunday's 4-0 loss to the White Sox.

Houston manager Dusty Baker shook up the lineup, as his team mustered just one run and four hits over 18 weekend innings. Alvarez is Exhibit 1 for the slumping lineup. He's hitless with 12 strikeouts over the last 21 at-bats.

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