Baseball Player

Yordan Alvarez

Yordan Alvarez- Biography

Yordan Alvarez is a professional baseball hitter and outfielder for the Houston Astros of MLB- Major League Baseball. On June 9, 2019, he made his MLB debut as a member of the Astros. Yordan bats left-handed and throw right-handed. He is a Cuban-born professional player who spent two seasons with Las Tunas in the Cuban National Series before pursuing a career in the United States.

What is the Net Worth of Yordan Alvarez? Salary, Earnings

Alvarez’s salary with the Houston Astros is expected to be roughly $609,000 in 2021. According to reputable sources, he signed a contract with Houston that included a $2 million signing bonus. Since 2019, he has been documented to earn an annual income of roughly $200K.

Yordan Alvarez- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Yordan Alvarez was born on July 27, 1997, in Las Tunas, Cuba, and spent his childhood there. His parents remain in Cuba, but he defected from Cuba in 2016 and later established residency in Haiti, where he signed an international free-agent deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Quick Facts

Real Name Yordan Ruben Álvarez
Birth Date 27 June 1997
Age (as of 2022) 25 Years
Birth Place Las Tunas, Cuba
Nationality Cuban
Profession Baseball player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Yordan Alvarez- Professional Career

Yordan began his athletic career in his home country of Cuba, where he spent two seasons in the Cuban National Series. He played for Leaders de Las Tunas despite leaving his homeland to seek permanent asylum in the United States. Yordan went to Haiti from Cuba in 2016 and enrolled as an international free agent. After being moved from the Houston Astors to the Los Angeles Dodgers, he began playing in the minor levels. He began his 2021 season at the start of the year by being tested for the pandemic COVID-19. He returned to the field in August for two games before undergoing arthroscopic surgery on both knees.

On May 7, 2021, Alvarez drove in his 100th career run while playing in his 114th career game, in which he won 10-4 over the Toronto Blue Jays. He was the seventh-fastest player in league history to achieve 100 RBI, and the first guy to accomplish so since the expansion era began in 1961. The following game he played was a loss to the Blue Jays with an overall score of 8-4. He has 103 RBI in 115 games. On September 13th, at the age of 24, Alvarez hit his 30th run of the season, becoming the second Astro in history to do it after Alex Bregman, who hit 31 in 2018.

Yordan Alvarez- Relationship, Married Life

Yordan Alvarez, a well-known baseball star, is married to Monica Quiros, his long-term lover. Monica Yulisa Quiros was born in Cuba in February 1998. In Tampa, Florida, she attended A.P. Leto High School. They have been together since 2018, however, it has not been established when they began dating. On November 6, 2018, the couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl called Mia. Mia was born in Tampa, Florida, at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital. Monica Quiros confirmed her engagement to Yordan Alvarez on her official Instagram account on January 11, 2020. She showed a picture of two people while exchanging rings in which two rings were half-submerged in the sand. It is said that their engagement took occurred on their vacation in Excellence Oyster Bay.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Height in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimeters – 196 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 102 kg  –  in Pounds –  224 lbs
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic

Trivia

  • His parents are still in Cuba, and he hopes to bring them here to live with him.
  • Alvarez drove in two runs in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels on September 23, 2021, to record his 100th RBI of the season.
  • He became the second-youngest player in Astros history to reach 100 RBI in a single season, trailing only Cesar Cedeno, who accomplished so at the age of 23 in 1974.
  • Alvarez has three hits and three RBI in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
  • This was the first time in Alvarez’s professional career that he had so many opposite-field hits.
  • In Game 6, Alvarez faced four hits, including two doubles and one triple, as Houston won the game 5-0, making it one of the key games in the ALCS.

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