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AL West Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
25-14 7-3 W1
24-16 5-5 L3
17-20 6-4 L1
17-22 4-6 L1
16-24 5-5 L1

2022 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .248 12 22 .927 0

Top Yordan Alvarez News

  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Cranks 12th homer

    Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and three runs scored Tuesday against the Red Sox.

    Alvarez led off the second inning with his 12th home run of the season. He now has three multi-hit games in his last seven starts while driving in six and scoring eight runs. Alvarez has maintained a strong .259/.360/.595 line across 136 plate appearances to begin the campaign.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Remains hot

    Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a homer, two RBI and two runs scored in Friday's win over the Nationals.

    Alvarez singled and scored as part of the Astros' five-run rally in the first inning and extended the lead to six with a solo shot in the top of the third inning. He's riding a streak of three consecutive multi-hit games and now has 11 homers on the season to go along with a .280/.381/.640 slash line.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Huge game in Minnesota

    Alvarez went 3-for-5 with two home runs, a double, and three RBI in a 5-0 win Thursday in Minnesota.

    Alvarez took Josh Winder deep with a two-run shot in the third inning and gave Houston an insurance run with his ninth-inning solo blast. The designated hitter had been hitless in his previous four ball games, going 0-for-11 with five walks. As impressive as his 10 home runs and .992 OPS are, Alvarez's 17:20 BB:K ratio through 109 plate appearances represents a dramatic improvement over his career rates.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Goes deep again

    Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and an additional run in Tuesday's 4-0 victory over the Mariners.

    Alvarez launched a 435-foot bomb to center off Seattle starter Chris Flexen in the fourth inning and walked and scored in the sixth. The 24-year-old has been on a power surge of late with four home runs in his last five games to put him one off the MLB lead with eight. He has bumped his slugging from .510 to .647 in the process.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Slugs seventh homer

    Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Monday's 3-0 win over Seattle.

    Alvarez kicked off the scoring for Houston in the fourth inning with a solo shot to right field. The long ball was his third in his past four games and pushed his total on the season to seven, tied for fourth in the league. Alvarez has collected at least one hit in eight of his past nine contests and is slashing .375/.474/.781 over that stretch.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Hot streak continues

    Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk in Saturday's loss to the Blue Jays.

    Alvarez owned a .698 OPS at the end of play April 23, but with him going 11-for-25 (.440) with three homers, a double and five walks in the seven games he has appeared in since, his OPS now sits at a robust .994.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Big day at plate

    Alvarez went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI, three runs scored and a walk in Friday's 11-7 win over Toronto.

    Alvarez's impressive day got started with an RBI single and a run scored in the third inning. He then drilled a two-run homer off of Trevor Richards in the sixth before scoring a third run in the eighth. After beginning the year in a 5-for-33 slump, Alvarez is 10-for-23 (.435) with six runs scored over his last six games.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Reaches base four times

    Alvarez went 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored Wednesday against the Rangers.

    Alvarez extended his hitting streak to a modest four games, with each of the last two being multi-hit efforts. He also scored his eighth run of the season after coming home on a bases-clearing double by Kyle Tucker in the fifth frame. While it hasn't always led to surface stats in the early going, Alvarez has gotten off to an excellent start to the campaign from a skills perspective by maintaining a .376 wOBA while striking out at only a 14.8 percent clip.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Slugs fourth homer

    Alvarez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Monday against the Rangers.

    Alvarez took Dane Dunning yard to lead off the second inning for his fourth home run of the season. Besides his power production, Alvarez has had a quiet start to the season, collecting only seven total hits across 46 plate appearances. Positively, Alvarez has hit the ball hard as he's maintained a 14.3 percent barrel rate. He's also made plenty of contact -- he's striking out only 15.2 percent of the time -- so more positive results should be on the horizon.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Leaves yard twice

    Alvarez went 3-for-5 with two home runs, four RBI and three runs scored in Monday's 8-3 win over the Angels.

    Making his first appearance since April 10 after landing on the COVID-19 list, Alvarez wasted no time making an impact, crushing a two-run homer in the first inning off Michael Lorenzen. He later singled and scored in the fourth before hammering another two-run shot in the seventh. The lefty slugger hadn't gone deep since Opening Day and he's now slashing .263/.364/.789 with six RBI.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Returns to lineup

    Alvarez (illness) is starting Monday's game against the Angels, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

    Alvarez missed several days due to the league's COVID-19 protocols, but he reportedly didn't test positive for the virus. He rejoined the team Saturday and has now been reinstated from the COVID-19 IL prior to Monday's series opener against the Angels. In his first four appearances of the season, Alvarez went 2-for-14 with a home run, a double, two runs, two RBI and three walks.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Should be back Monday

    Alvarez (illness) said he expects to be activated from the COVID-19 injured list to play Monday against the Angels, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Alvarez has been sidelined the past few days due to the COVID-19 protocols, but he rejoined the team Saturday and should be back on the field for Monday's contest. The 24-year-old reportedly dealt with a fever four consecutive days, though he's now apparently recovered and on the cusp of returning to action.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: At ballpark but not activated

    Alvarez (illness) worked out with his teammates prior to Saturday's game in Seattle but has not been activated off the COVID-19 injured list, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Alvarez had remained away from the park for the past several days while battling an illness and was eventually placed on the COVID-19 injured list due to coronavirus-like symptoms, though he reportedly didn't test positive for the virus. The fact that he's back with his teammates Saturday is a sign that he's feeling much better, though it's yet to be confirmed when he'll return to the roster.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Does not have COVID-19

    Alvarez, who was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Friday, is not dealing with COVID-19, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    The COVID-specific injured list can be used if a player is merely exhibiting coronavirus symptoms, which appears to be the case with Alvarez. The Astros believe he's dealing with a different ailment and could be back as soon as Saturday.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Out due to health protocols

    Alvarez was placed on the COVID-19 injured list due to health and safety protocols Friday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Alvarez has been dealing with an unspecified illness since at least Tuesday. If it turns out that he's tested positive for COVID-19, he could miss over a week, though he can also be placed on the injured list merely due to COVID-like symptoms or due to contact tracing. Joe Perez was recalled to take his place on the roster.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Still sidelined

    Alvarez (illness) remains out of action Friday against Seattle, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Alvarez hasn't played since Sunday while battling an illness. Michael Brantley will again serve as the designated hitter Friday, with Chas McCormick in left field and Jose Siri in center.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Remains out of lineup

    Alvarez (illness) isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks.

    Alvarez was unavailable Tuesday due to an illness and will remain out of the lineup for a second straight day. Whether he's available off the bench remains to be seen, but Michael Brantley will serve as the designated hitter while Aledmys Diaz starts in left field.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Unavailable due to ailment

    Manager Dusty Baker said Alvarez is feeling under the weather and isn't at the park for Tuesday's game against the Diamondbacks, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    The Astros are also missing a few coaches due to the ailment going around the clubhouse. Alvarez should be considered day-to-day, and it's unclear whether he'll be back with the team for Wednesday's series finale in Arizona.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-5, 242 lbs
Birthplace: Las Tunas, Cuba
Age: 24
Experience: 2
Bats/Throws: L, L