Yordan Alvarez placed on injured list for Houston Wednesday
Houston Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez was placed on the injured list Wednesday afternoon.
According to general manager James Click, Alvarez and four of his teammates - Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Martin Maldonado and Robel Garcia - were all placed on the injured list due to the league's health and safety protocols surrounding COVID-19. On Wednesday, Alvarez will be replaced at designated hitter by Ronnie Dawson against Detroit Tigers starter Michael Fulmer.
In 49 plate appearances this season, Alvarez has a .283 batting average with an .806 OPS, 2 home runs, 7 runs and 8 RBI.
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