MLB: Cuban Yordan Álvarez is taken to the hospital for breathing difficulties

The Cuban baseball player Yordan Alvarez was taken this Friday to a hospital in the city of Atlanta, United States, after having difficulty breathing during the game that faced his team, the Houston Astros, against the Braves, in the Big leagues of American professional baseball.

The powerful left-handed batter was treated and taken to the hospital, when the fifth inning of the game was played, according to the agency. EFE.

The Astros communicated through all their official accounts that the player, a native of Las Tunas, had been taken to a nearby hospital to do more tests and evaluate his health situation correctly, refersmeanwhile, the specialized site Full Swing.

According to this medium, the player himself walked to the bench alone and asked to be changed during the match that was finally won by the Braves 6×2 over the Astros.

After the game ended, manager Dusty Baker said the 25-year-old was in stable condition.

“He experienced difficulty breathing, the smoke from the fireworks made it worse and he retired from the game. Currently his vital signs are normal, he is stable, they are checking him in the emergency room,” explained the Astros strategist, quoted by Full Swing.

Until the time of publishing this note, the Houston team had not updated on the player’s health situation on their social networks.

Yordan Álvarez has had a great season in 2022, which places him among the favorites to win the American League Most Valuable Player award. The Cuban has a .295 offensive line with 31 home runs and 77 RBIs in 102 games. In addition, he had an eight-game on-base streak.

This performance by Álvarez, he believes EFEhas been instrumental in keeping the Astros as the first-place leaders in the American League West.

EFE / OnCuba

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