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2024 Batting

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Regular Season .293 14 35 .888 3

Top Yordan Alvarez News

  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Three extra-base hits in win

    Alvarez went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run, two doubles and two total runs scored in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Angels.

    Alvarez is seeing the ball well lately, going 19-for-43 (.442) with four homers, five doubles, 11 RBI and just three strikeouts over his last 11 contests. He's even chipped in a pair of stolen bases in that span. Alvarez is up to 13 homers, 33 RBI, 37 runs scored, 15 doubles and three steals while slashing .296/.369/.514 over 64 contests. He's picked up more time in left field recently with Chas McCormick sliding over to right to cover for the absence of Kyle Tucker (lower leg).

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Homers, stays hot in win

    Alvarez went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and two runs scored in a 7-4 win over the Cardinals on Monday.

    Alvarez hit a two-run home run off Kyle Gibson in the third inning, then doubled and scored a run in the sixth. The homer was Alvarez's third in as many games, and he now has four multi-hit efforts in his past seven contests. While 27 RBI through 260 plate appearances is lower than expected, Alvarez is slashing .287/.362/.496 with 12 home runs and a career-high three stolen bases.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Belts two homers in victory

    Alvarez went 3-for-3 with two home runs, a walk and three total RBI in a 5-2 win against Minnesota on Saturday.

    Alvarez kicked off the scoring for Houston with a two-run homer in the first inning and added a solo shot in the fifth. The pair of long balls matched his total over his previous 30 games combined. Alvarez has hit safely in 13 of his past 14 games and is batting .377 (20-for-53) during that stretch, though he had only two RBI during that span before Saturday.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Two hits, stolen base in loss

    Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Mariners.

    Alvarez recorded a base hit in the top of the fourth before coming around to score Houston's only run of the contest on an RBI single from Jake Meyers. The outfielder would add another single in his next at-bat, giving him back-to-back multi-hit games, while also going on to swipe a bag for the second game in a row. Alvarez has now posted 10 multi-hit games this month and has nine extra-base hits in the stretch.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Swipes bag in loss

    Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a stolen base in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Mariners.

    Alvarez was just one of two Astros to have more than one hit on the evening and he recorded his second steal of the year in the sixth. Alvarez now has four multi-hit efforts in his last eight games and nine total for the month of May. For the season, the 27-year-old is slashing .269/.347/.447 with nine homers, 22 RBI, 27 runs and a 41:23 K:BB in 236 plate appearances.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Stays hot at plate

    Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, an RBI and a run scored Friday against the Athletics.

    Alvarez extended his hitting streak to six games, three of which have been multi-hit efforts. He also has five extra-base hits in that span, an important step forward in his production given his surprisingly low .192 ISO across 219 plate appearances to start the campaign.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Finds power in win

    Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Angels.

    Alvarez went back-to-back with Kyle Tucker in the first inning for his first home run since May 9. After slumping a bit earlier this month, his bat has heated back up. Alvarez now has at least a hit in 10 of his last 12 games and is slashing .340/.404/.553 with three RBI, seven runs and a 5:11 BB:K over that span.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Receiving rest day

    Alvarez is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Brewers, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Alvarez has a .646 OPS through 15 games in May and went 1-for-11 with five strikeouts over the past three contests. He'll sit after starting the first 44 games of the campaign. Yainer Diaz will serve as the designated hitter Friday while Victor Caratini starts behind the plate.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Five-game hitting streak

    Alvarez went 2-for-3 with a walk Monday against the Athletics.

    Alvarez extended his hitting streak to five games with the performance, which was his fourth multi-hit performance in that span. He's also scored four runs and driven in another two during the sample. The strong stretch has also brought his batting average up to .264 across 180 plate appearances on the season, and that mark should continue to rise as the campaign progresses.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Belts eighth homer

    Alvarez went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, an additional run and a double in a 4-3 victory versus the Yankees on Thursday.

    Alvarez helped Houston get off to a quick start with his first-inning solo blast. He then knocked a double in the fifth inning and came around to score on a Jeremy Pena single. Alvarez had been mired in a bad slump coming into Thursday, going 3-for-32 over his previous nine games since hitting two homers against Colorado on April 27. His season slash line of .245/.325/.448 remains well below his career norm.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Launches two massive homers

    Alvarez went 3-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI during Saturday's 12-4 win against the Rockies.

    The Houston slugger busted out of a 5-for-25 slump Saturday with two homers that each went 461 feet. Alvarez is off to a bit of a slow start in 2024 with what would be a career-worst .867 OPS, but he's still been plenty productive with seven homers, 17 RBI and 18 runs through 27 games.

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  • Astros' Yordan Alvarez: Smacks fifth homer

    Alvarez went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored Wednesday against Atlanta.

    Alvarez took lefty Max Fried deep in the first inning to tally his fifth homer of the season. He had been quiet with the bat in seven games prior, during which he tallied no extra-base hits and batted just .136. Overall, Alvarez's line looks quite similar to expectations, as he's maintained a .289 average and .526 slugging percentage across the first 88 plate appearances of the campaign.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-5, 225 lbs
Birthplace: Las Tunas, Cuba
Age: 26
Experience: 5
Bats/Throws: L, R