HOUSTON - The Houston Astros announced Friday that Yordan Alvarez underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees on Wednesday.
According to the release, a slight tear of the patellar tendon in Alvarez’ right knee was repaired, and a routine cleanup was performed on his left knee.
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Alvarez, who was the American League Rookie of the Year in 2019, will miss the remainder of the season, but will begin physical therapy immediately and is expected to make a complete recovery.
The organization said that Alvarez should be ready to play prior to the start of Spring Training.