MLB Baseball

Houston Astros (53-27)

Mon. 7/4 Tue. 7/5 Wed. 7/6 Thu. 7/7 Fri. 7/8
vs. KC
W 7-6
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vs. KC
W 9-7
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KC 7 - 4 Hou
Bot 9th
vs. KC
11:10 AM PT12:10 PM MT1:10 PM CT2:10 PM ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 AM MST1:10 PM EST1:40 PM VEN22:10 UAE12:10 PM CT
@ Oak
6:40 PM PT7:40 PM MT8:40 PM CT9:40 PM ET21:40 ET1:40 GMT9:40 6:40 PM MST8:40 PM EST9:10 PM VEN5:40 UAE (+1)7:40 PM CT

Healthy Yordan Alvarez looks to lead Astros past Royals

The worst-case scenario for Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez in the field happened last week when he collided with shortstop Jeremy Pena while both tracked a popup in the eighth inning against the New York Mets.

The Astros were without Alvarez and his MVP-caliber bat for two games while he completed concussion protocols. But on Tuesday, in the second game of a four-game series against the visiting Kansas City Royals, the Astros witnessed the best of Alvarez in the outfield and at the plate.

Alvarez snuffed a Kansas City threat in the top of the eighth inning by completing a double play with a precise throw to the plate that erased Hunter Dozier. He then socked his 25th home run in the bottom half to help carry the Astros to a 9-7 victory that extended their winning streak to eight.

AVG: Y. Alvarez.313
HR: Y. Alvarez25
RBI: Y. Alvarez58
SB: K. Tucker14
W: J. Verlander10
ERA: J. Verlander2.03
Saves: R. Pressly17
K: C. Javier95
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .242 (15)
Runs: 359 (14)
Hits: 641 (21)
Home Runs: 118 (3)
Stolen Bases: 40 (17)
OBP: .320 (9)
SLG: .430 (5)
Total Bases: 1140 (10)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 2.97 (3)
Runs Allowed: 266 (3)
Saves: 24 (6)
Strikeouts: 703 (10)
OpBA: .212 (1)
OBP: .283 (3)
SLG: .337 (1)
Run Support: 4.56 (12)
Date Player Transactions
7/6 P. Mushinski Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
7/4 J. Odorizzi Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
7/4 J. Odorizzi Removed From 15-Day IL (Lower leg discomfort)
7/4 E. Paredes Sent to Minors
7/1 J. Castro Placed on 10-Day IL (Left knee discomfort)
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Date Player Status
7/1 J. Castro Left knee discomfort (on 10-day IL)
6/27 M. Brantley Right shoulder discomfort (on 10-day IL)
6/23 J. James Right lat strain (on 60-day IL)
6/15 J. Peña Left thumb discomfort (10-day IL)
6/7 P. Mushinski Left elbow discomfort (on 15-day IL)
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