Yordan Alvarez: A Deep Dive into his first dozen games. Is he another Paul Goldschmidt?

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Yordan Alvarez: A Deep Dive into his first dozen games. Is he another Paul Goldschmidt?
Yordan Alvarez: A Deep Dive into his first dozen games. Is he another Paul Goldschmidt?

Yordan Alvarez, what a start. Here's the slash line: .333/.429/.813, OPS 1.241, wRC+ 222. These are generally very similar, if not slightly better, than his AAA numbers this year. For those who don't understand wRC+ a 100 score indicates league average. What 222 means is that in his first 56 plate appearances, Alvarez has been 122% better than the average hitter in the major leagues. Just for comparison purposes, the current leaders among qualified players in wRC+ are Cody Bellinger, Christian Yelich, and Mike Trout, all three at 190. Babe Ruth's best season was 239. For his career he was 197. The Astros' leader is currently Alex Bregman, at 146. Let's look at homers. The major league leader

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