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“Pete, Aaron, and Now…”- Injury Blow on $115,000,000 Astros World Series Champion Shakes MLB World

Published 06/10/2023, 6:56 AM EDT

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Every sport has a strong connection between the players and the fans. The same goes with MLB, in which the relationship between the two players a crucial role in its popularity. Even though the entire community is divided by the teams, few players get the undivided love and attention of the fans. The list also includes Houston Astros’ 115 million star Yordan Alvarez, whose presence on the plate is loved by the most.

As the past two weeks have already seen many star players getting injured, baseball fans expected him to run the show for the coming days. But the latest update on the star player has upset the fans. Reacting to the update, they have shared their thoughts on social media.

Houston Astros have put Yordan Alvarez on the injured list!

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The Astros star suffered the injury against the Blue Jays. After proper analysis, they sent Alvarez to the injured list. Talkin’ Baseball shared this news. The caption read, “The Astros have placed Yordan Alvarez on the 10-day IL with right oblique discomfort.” Reportedly, Alvarez felt discomfort while hitting in the cage and also missed the pitches before the game.

This will be frustrating for Alvarez and the Astros. He has done well this season and would have wanted to continue the same in the coming games. In 51 games of the season, the 2022 world series winner has scored 41 runs and is leading the scoring charts with 55 RBIs. Alvarez is also tied for fourth with 17 home runs and an OPS of 0.964 in the league.

His absence can hurt the Astros too, who are currently second in the AL West with a win percentage of 0.563. They have lost all of their last four games and the latest was against the Cleveland Guardians. Now, they have to manage this situation well to keep themselves running.

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Also, the latest news has disheartened the fans too who were looking for him to play. Already missing out on the likes of Aaron Judge and Pete Alonso, MLB fans have shared their reactions to the latest update!

Fans claim that it is going to be a tough week for MLB

The latest news has reduced the fans’ excitement regarding the upcoming games. They feel that the games will lose their relevance without the star players. Few have also blamed it on the scheduling of WBC before the season. Here are a few of the reactions on the same.

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Fans are disappointed with the latest news. It would be interesting to see how other payers will fill the void left by the star power hitters.

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How do you all see these injuries of star players? Share your thoughts down below!

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Written by:

Saurabh Saini

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Even after having an engineering background, nothing stopped Saurabh Saini from following his passion and writing about sports. With a sound knowledge of American sports, Saurabh specializes in baseball. Before joining EssentiallySports, Saurabh has written around 800 articles spanning MLB, NFL, and NHL.
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Abhishek Kumar