Houston Astros player Jordan Alvarez may have avoided a serious hand injury during the team’s game against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday, June 18.
The Houston Astros have one of the best hitters in the entire league and that is Jordan Alvarez. But during the team’s game against the Chicago White Sox, Alvarez left in the seventh inning due to an injury he sustained in the last round of his racket. Then, it was revealed that Alvarez was not in the final squad for the team series on Sunday.
According to ESPN MLB insider Buster Olney, the Astros feared Alvarez had fractured Hammett’s bone in his hand, but examination revealed that was no longer the case. Despite the good news, coach Dusty Becker has said he hopes to keep Alvarez out “Only a few days.”
Jordan Alvarez avoids disaster, but is still sidelined due to a hand injury
The injured hand was not identified, as Baker declined to disclose it for its dissenting reading. But he said he was there There is nothing structurally wrong. with his hand.
Alvarez has been in tears this season, specifically in the month of June. Through 15 games, the slow player cuts .44/.523/.778 while scoring four home runs, 19 RBI and 24 hits through 54 at-bats.
In the season, Alvarez scored a batting average of 0.311, 1,026 OPS, 18 home runs, and 47 RBI through 59 games.
The Astros are undoubtedly hopeful that Alvarez can return to the squad in a pivotal week for them. Houston will be on track to take on the New York Mets and the New York Yankees, who have the best record in the National and American Leagues, respectively.