Yordan Álvarez- Biography, Net worth, Age, Salary, Income, Contract, News
Yordan Ruben Álvarez is a Cuban professional baseball designated hitter and left fielder
He currently plays for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball.
He made his MLB debut in 2019 for the Astros
Nicknamed "Air Yordan", Álvarez stands 6 ft 5 in, weighs 225 pounds, bats left-hand and throws right-handed
Prior to his American career, Álvarez played two seasons in the Cuban National Series for Las Tunas
He defected from Cuba in 2016 to establish residency in Haiti, where he first signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers as an international free agent
Houston acquired him via trade from the Dodgers in 2016 before he made his professional debut
In 2019, he was unanimously named American League (AL) Rookie of the Year after posting the highest slugging percentage (.655) by a qualified rookie in history
After missing all but two games of the abbreviated 2020 season due to injury, Álvarez was named the 2021 American League Championship Series MVP, having posted an ALCS-record .522 batting average
He became the first player in MLB history to out-hit their entire opposing team over the final two games of a playoff series.
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