Cuban Yordan Alvarez leads the Major Leagues in RBIs

Cuban Yordan Alvarez leads the Major Leagues in RBIs

In Major League Baseball (MLB), Cuban slugger Jordan Alvarez of the Houston Astros leads the offensive department in RBIs across all major leagues, with a total of 53 for the “plate” as of June 5, according to official statistics from the ESPN series.

In the last game between the Astros and the Toronto Blue Jays, the man from Las Tunas hit his 16th home run so far this season and drove in two more runs, leaving him as the outright leader of a division that is tied with another Cuban. Arguing, man from Ciego de Avila. Texas Rangers Adolis Garcia, who has 51.

With those 16 homers, the man from Las Tunas also ranks 6th in the “Top Ten” of most home run hitters in the Major Leagues, while his OPS of 973 is the 3rd highest in all of Major League Baseball. Undoubtedly, the Cuban outfielder for the Astros, the current American baseball champions, is having one of his best offensive seasons ever.

“Jordan Alvarez hits his 10th HR of 450 FT or more in his major league career and reaches 53 RBI on the season. He is the leader of all baseball. 16 HR in 2023”, explained expert Francis Romero on his Facebook profile.

In 2022, Álvarez of the Houston Astros was selected as that season’s best “designated hitter” of professional baseball in the United States. The purpose of the award is to recognize the best players of the season in both the American and National Leagues.

Jordan Alvarez became the first Cuban-born player on the All-MLB first team. These awards started in 2019. Except for 2020 that he missed due to injury, Alvarez has always been listed among the best: 2022: DH All-MLB 1st Team, 2021: DH All-MLB 2nd Team, 2020: Injury, 2019: DH All-MLB 2nd Team ”, Romero then recalled.

In mid-November 2022, the man from Las Tunas earned another Major League recognition by winning the “silver bat” named the best in the American League. 306 batting average on the offensive line, 37 home runs and 97 RBIs in the regular season, Alvarez was unmatched at his position. It was the first such award in the Major Leagues for a man from Las Tunas.






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