Houston Astros rookie striker Jordan Alvarez homered and knocked in a pair of runs on Monday night in a 11-1 win over Oakland A, making him the first player to have 35 RBIs in his first 30 career games as he tried at the t official statistics in 1920.
22-year-old Alvarez passed Albert Phuols, who had 34 in their first 30 matches with St Louis Cardinals in 2001. "I was very happy and very grateful (for the record), something I just got to know when I arrived at the club, "Alvarez said through a translator."
" Especially with (Pujols) that it is honor and privilege. When we were in Anaheim, I talked to him and he gave me a lot of advice, a lot of information to help me. "
The left Cuba shooter now hits 3,442 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs since he made his main league. debuts with Astros on June 9th. At that time, he broke the Pacific Coast with 23 home runs and 71 IRBs. in 56 games.
Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnov took on Twitter to praise Alvarez
Cuban power !!! Yordan, Julius, Aledmis! 45
– Jeff Luhnow (@jluhnow) 23 July 2019
Alvarez is one of three Cuban players of the Astros – along with Yuli Gurriel and Aledmys Diaz – for Homer in a 11-1 break on Monday night in A. This happened only once in the MLB history when Jose Abreu, Alexei Ramirez and Diane Vicedo made it for the White Sox in 2014