June 7, 2023; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez (44) hit a two-run home run during the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Center. Image: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports
Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez and right-hander Jose Urquidy to begin Friday’s rehab assignment at Triple-A Sugar Land
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Alvarez, 26, was placed on the 10-day injured list on June 9 with right oblique discomfort. Urquidy, 28, had not pitched since April 30 and was moved to IL 60 days on June 23 with right shoulder pain.
272 with 17 homers, 12 doubles and 55 RBI in 57 games this season.
2019 American League Rookie of the Year in 2019 hitting .293 with 115 homers and 338 RBI in 425 career games with the Astros
Urquidy is 2-2 with a 5.20 ERA in six starts this season, with 23 strikeouts and 10 walks in 27 2/3 innings.
He is 26-15 with a 3.85 ERA through 69 career games (66 starts) since making his Houston debut in 2019.
–Field Level Media