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Houston Astros

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
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Player Updates

June 13, 2021 09:40 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Homers, swipes bag
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, two runs scored and a steal in Sunday's 14-3 win over the Twins.

Alvarez's sixth-inning blast was his ninth of the season and just his second since May 13. The 6-foot-5 slugger also stole the first base of his MLB career. He owns an .873 OPS with 35 RBI and 25 extra-base hits on the year.

June 11, 2021 07:44 AM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Doubles home pair
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, two RBI and a run scored in Thursday's 12-8 loss to Boston.

During a wild back-and-forth affair at Fenway Park, Alvarez's two-run double in the third inning was the first of six lead changes on the day. He's driven in runs in three straight contests, knocking in five with a home run and two doubles. Houston's primary designated hitter is up to .305/.356/.521 with 33 RBI over 49 games.

June 9, 2021 10:32 AM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Slugs eighth home run
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, another RBI and a walk during Tuesday's win over the Red Sox.

Alvarez extended Houston's lead by mashing a 420-footer against Matt Andriese in the fourth inning. He tacked on another RBI after getting hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the second. It was the eighth long ball of the year for the 23-year-old, who has mainly seen time as the designated hitter for the Astros, though his two outfield starts lead to some hope he could eventually qualify elsewhere. Overall, he sports a solid slash line of .295/.342/.508 across 48 games.

June 3, 2021 12:32 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Plays field Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez started in left field, went 0-for-2 and was hit by a pitch in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Boston.

This was the first start in the field for Alvarez, whose knees have been closely monitored and managed by the Astros' medical staff. If he can play at least one game per week in the field, that would enable manager Dusty Baker to give his position regulars a break, as he did Wednesday when Jose Altuve served as the designated hitter, and it might eventually qualify the slugger for something other than DH in certain formats.

June 2, 2021 08:04 AM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Double, RBI in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Red Sox.

Alvarez was back in the lineup after missing five games with a sore right wrist. He slotted into his customary four hole.

June 1, 2021 01:44 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Returning to lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Dusty Baker said Alvarez (wrist) will rejoin the Houston lineup for Tuesday's game against the Red Sox, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Houston's lineup likely won't be formally released until a few hours prior to Tuesday's 8:10 p.m. ET opening pitch, but Alvarez will presumably slot back into the starting nine as the Astros' designated hitter. The 23-year-old had been held out of action for five consecutive games with a sore right wrist, but he looks like he'll avoid a stint on the injured list.

May 31, 2021 12:48 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Unavailable Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Dusty Baker said Monday that Alvarez (wrist) will remain unavailable for the series opener against the Red Sox, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Baker said Sunday that he didn't think Alvarez would play Monday, and this confirms that the slugger will indeed miss his fifth straight game with the wrist issue. Alvarez will seek to return to the lineup Tuesday.

May 30, 2021 06:08 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Unlikely to play Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez (wrist) is unlikely to play Monday against the Red Sox, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Alvarez has missed the last four games due to right wrist soreness, and manager Dusty Baker said Sunday that he'll try to avoid using the 23-year-old Monday. Alvarez is still considered day-to-day, but it's possible that he could land on the injured list if he isn't able to return early in the upcoming series against Boston.

May 30, 2021 02:16 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Remains out Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez (wrist) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

It will be the fourth straight absence for the 23-year-old since being scratched with soreness in his right wrist Wednesday. Manager Dusty Baker previously indicated he hopes Alvarez can rejoin the lineup early in the week, but he could be headed to the injured list if he doesn't progress as expected over the next couple days.

May 29, 2021 03:52 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Still out of lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez (wrist) isn't starting Saturday's game against the Padres, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Alvarez will be out of the lineup for a third consecutive game after he was scratched with a sore right wrist Wednesday. Manager Dusty Baker said that there was "consideration" toward putting Alvarez on the injured list, but the 23-year-old has made progress recently and will hit ahead of Saturday's game, Rome reports. Baker said that he's hopeful Alvarez can return early next week, which suggests that he could be held out for Sunday's series finale against the Padres.

May 28, 2021 04:56 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Remains sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez will sit for the second straight game with right wrist soreness Friday against the Padres, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Alvarez was scratched with a sore right wrist Wednesday and is evidently still not ready to go following Thursday's off day. Aledmys Diaz will be the designated hitter Friday.

May 26, 2021 05:28 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Scratched with wrist soreness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez was scratched from Wednesday's lineup versus the Dodgers with right wrist soreness, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

The 23-year-old was penciled in to bat cleanup as the designated hitter, but he'll instead hit the bench due to the wrist issue. Alvarez is 0-for-13 with eight strikeouts over his past four contests, so the injury could help explain some of his struggles at the plate. He'll have Wednesday plus Thursday's scheduled off day to aid in his recovery before potentially missing any additional games.

May 23, 2021 01:28 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Sitting amid recent struggles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rangers, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

According to Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle, manager Dusty Baker said he elected to give Alvarez the day off since the 23-year-old had looked "a little bit lost" at the plate of late. In 21 at-bats over his last five games, Alvarez has produced only three hits while striking out eight times. Michael Brantley will serve as the designated hitter in place of Alvarez, while Chas McCormick picks up a start at Brantley's usual spot in left field.

May 19, 2021 08:24 AM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Drives in two
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a double Tuesday against the Athletics.

Alvarez got the Astros on the board with a two-RBI double in the first inning. He was held out of Sunday's contest with soreness in his legs, but he had no trouble getting back into a groove at the plate in his return. After another productive game, Alvarez is hitting .346/.372/.596 with seven home runs, 24 RBI and 25 runs scored across 145 plate appearances on the campaign.

May 15, 2021 03:20 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Will sit Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez has sore legs and will not start Sunday's game against the Rangers, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

The designated hitter will still play Saturday before receiving a day off Sunday. Alvarez has hit well all season, but especially of late, having recorded at least two hits in six of his last nine games. Michael Brantley will be the designated hitter Sunday.

May 13, 2021 11:36 AM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Cranks seventh homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional run scored in the Astros' 9-1 win over the Angels on Wednesday.

Alvarez homered off Patrick Sandoval in the eighth inning Wednesday. The 24-year-old continues his scorching hot start to 2021, slashing .347/.378/.619 through 127 plate appearances. He leads the Astros in OPS with .997 and has seven home runs, 22 RBI and 24 runs scored. The slugger has at least two hits in 14 of his 29 starts.

May 9, 2021 07:08 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Hot streak continues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Sunday's 7-4 win over Toronto.

Alvarez turned in his fourth straight multi-hit performance and has six such games over his last seven appearances, raising his season batting average from .303 to .362 during that span. The slugging lefty has racked up 16 extra-base hits and is sporting a terrific 1.033 OPS this season.

May 9, 2021 12:24 AM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Homers again Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in Saturday's 8-4 loss to the Blue Jays.

Alvarez slammed a two-run home run off Steven Matz in the fourth inning. He has six long balls this season and three in as many games. In addition, he has reached base safely in 10 straight games, batting .450 with four home runs and nine RBI over that stretch. The 24-year-old leads the Astros with a .347 batting average and a 1.006 OPS. He is consistently making contact with a .420 BABIP, which is third-highest in baseball.

May 6, 2021 10:32 PM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Blasts two homers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 3-for-4 with two solo home runs Thursday against the Yankees.

Alvarez took Gerrit Cole deep for both of his home runs, first in the fourth inning followed by another blast in seventh. He now has five long balls on the season, three of which have come since May 1. For the campaign, Alvarez is hitting .337/.376/.609 with 17 RBI and 17 runs scored across 101 plate appearances.

May 3, 2021 02:16 AM
Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Hammers third home run
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a solo homer, a double and two runs scored in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the Rays.

Alvarez opened the game's scoring with his fourth-inning blast off Michael Wacha. He later doubled and scored to allow the Astros to retake the lead in the sixth. The 6-foot-5 slugger is slashing .313/.360/.550 with 12 extra-base knocks in 89 plate appearances.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
06/15vs TEXW 6-34010000
06/13@ MINW 14-34221201
06/12@ MINL 2-54000000
06/11@ MINW 6-44010010
06/10@ BOSL 8-123120210
06/09@ BOSW 8-34120110
06/08@ BOSW 7-13111210
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2021HOU532063662935115910.301.351.5150.866
2020HOU2822140100.250.333.6250.958
2019HOU8731358982778529400.313.412.6551.067
Total14252796162371176315410.307.388.6000.988
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2021HOU5315110620615
2020HOU200500101
2019HOU8726020520249
Total142411316409515
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2016R-DSL Astros Orange1644715211412721.341.474.500
2017AFA-Buies Creek Astros582241962113336194161.277.329.393
2017AFX-Quad Cities River Ba32111264060933233620.360.468.658
2018AAA-Fresno Grizzlies45166244380828234710.259.349.452
2018AAX-Corpus Christi Hooks4316939551301246194552.325.390.615
2019AAA-Round Rock Express5621350731602371385021.343.443.742
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/242
Birthdate:
06/27/1997
Age:
23
Hometown:
Las Tunas, Cuba
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Houston Astros
College:

MLB Experience:
1
Awards:

2019: AL Rookie of the Year