Our own Raymond Bureau reported on July 24 that Alvarez missed Wednesday's game due to discomfort in his left knee. He left Tuesday night's game in the fourth inning after aggravating his knee while running out a double. Alvarez was listed as day-to-day.
An update on Alvarez, as reported by Chris Towers of CBSSports.com, is that he missed his second game in a row on Friday against the Rockies. He continues to be day-to-day. Expect Brent Morel or Josh Harrison to continue to see time at third base until Alvarez returns.
Alvarez, in his fifth Major League season, is batting .236 with 15 home runs and 47 RBI this season. Last season, he batted .233 with a career high 36 home runs and 100 RBI. Alvarez is a career .236 hitter with 101 home runs and 315 RBI.
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