Yordan Ruben Alvarez is an outfielder and designated hitter for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. He was born in Cuba on June 27, 1997.
He joined the Astros in 2019 and made his MLB debut. Known as “Air Yordan,” Alvarez is a left-handed batter who throws right-handed and measures 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) tall.
Alvarez played with Las Tunas for two seasons in the Cuban National Series before to beginning his career in America. He left Cuba in 2016 and set up residence in Haiti, where he initially signed as an international free agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Before he made his career debut in 2016, Houston acquired him through trade from the Dodgers.
Alvarez was voted the 2021 American League Championship Series MVP after posting an ALCS-record performance despite missing all but two games of the shortened 2020 season due to injuries.
He became the only player in MLB history to out-hit their opponent’s team throughout the final two games of a playoff series, posting a 522 batting average.
Who Are Yordan Alvarez’s Parents?
Yordan Alvarez was born to his mother Rita Colgan and his father Robert Cupp. Both of his parents are Cuban and he was born in Cuba. There is not much information about Alvarez’s parents.