Yordan

6 year, 115 M extension.

Through 2028

Cabrera beat me to it. I’ll slink back into lurking

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You can just call me Mark.

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Chandler Rome speculates that stress over getting his parents and brother out of Cuba might have contributed to that funk at the plate during most of August…

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Alvarez’s parents and brother attended their first game, a 4-2 win over the Twins, on Aug. 23. In the 30 that followed, Alvarez slashed .343/.436/.638, freeing himself from a late-season funk that some attributed to hand pain and others to mechanical flaws in his batting stance. Both could have contributed to the downturn. Alvarez acknowledged each as a factor but kept silent about the uncertainty enveloping his family. “Yordan was anxious and worried. He wanted to have his parents here,” [Astros immigration counsel Carlos] Rosas said. “It played a big role in his mindset. It’s something that was constantly on his mind, and now he can rest.”

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I’ve wondered how the Venezuelan MLBers have kept things together with the all issues back home.

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You probably woke up this morning and thought to yourself, “I don’t need to see a 44 minute you tube video on Yordan Alvarez.”

You were wrong:

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That was GREAT!

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Yordan is The Man. I’ll never get tired of watching that game 6 WS HR…epic.

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3 go ahead HRs 6th inning or later with team behind in the playoffs.

No player has ever done that before in an entire career and Yordan did it in a 13 game span in a single post season.

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Frickin unbelievable…

Just watched it before work… going to watch it again after work…never gets old. That HR vs the Mariners was huge, huge.

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I had zero expectations the Astros would win that game heading into the 9th.

Hope, of course. But no expectations.

Still blows me away.

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After Altuve Ked, I did not even have hope because Peña chased so many sliders.

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I did not either. I honestly thought Peña was overwhelmed. He proved me wrong. And I’ve never been so happy to be.

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Yeah, you told me “This game is over” during Peña’s AB. After strike two, I thought it was.

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HH saying “this game is over” in the 3rd inning of any random game is pretty much OWA gold.

I love all yall, and this means nothing.

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I admire the restraint in waiting till the 3rd inning.

To be fair, I only say it in the GZ, which is like an alternate reality anyway. And I’m usually drinking.

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Things in the GZ stay in the GZ as they say.

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