Yordan Alvarez eventually got his time to demonstrate what he could do in the Show on June 9th, and he did not waste it, smashing a two-run homer off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy in his second at-bat to lead Houston to a 4-0 victory.
He hit another home run in his second game, a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on June 11th, making him the only player in Astros history to hit two home runs in his first two major league games.
He hit two more home runs in his following three games to conclude June with a .317 batting average, seven home runs, and twenty-one RBI, earning him the American League Rookie of the Month award.
When he drove in his 35th run in an 11-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on July 22nd, he eclipsed Albert Pujols’ record for most RBI in a player’s first 30 games.
In July, he was named Rookie of the Month for the second time, hitting .333 with five home runs and 15 RBI in 21 games; he also hit seven doubles.
He hit three home runs in a 23-2 win over the Orioles on August 10th, scoring four runs and driving in seven. He hit five home runs, including a grand slam, and now has 51 RBI in 45 games, breaking Ted Williams’ old mark of 47.
How Tall Is Yordan Alvarez?
Yordan Alvarez stands at a height of 1.96m.