Dodgers promotes multi-event Olympic medalist Eddy Alvarez to injured Edwin Rios

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have promoted indoor and multi-event Olympic medalist Eddy Alvarez to the primary occasion to switch indoor participant Edwin Rios. According to Fabian Ardaya. Rios, who’ve hit 0.244 / .293 / .500 (118 OPS +) seven video games in 27 races this season, not too long ago suffered a rupture that can depart him for a number of weeks.

Alvarez, 32, had beforehand performed in main tournaments in 2020 and 21 with the Miami Marlins. At 115 recordings, he hit .188 / .287 / .287 (57 OPS +) with one dwelling run and three stolen bases (in three makes an attempt). He signed a sub-league contract with Dodgers in the course of the lockout interval set by the proprietor and achieved 0.304 / .430 / .500 in 5 dwelling runs in 43 triple-A races.

“I wish to take a second to thank Miami Marlins for creating their hometown [kid’s] a dream come true, “Alvarez wrote in an Instagram put up asserting his cope with Dodgers. . I actually performed my very own [backyard!]”

Alvarez is greatest identified for his efforts on the Olympics. He received a silver medal on the 2014 Sochi Olympics, ending second within the males’s 5,000-meter dash. He received his second silver medal on the Tokyo Olympics final summer season when he misplaced to Japan within the gold medal with the remainder of the boys’s baseball staff. It needs to be famous that Alvarez is considered one of two people whose U.S. nationwide staff athletes voted to put on the American flag in the course of the opening ceremonies. (The opposite was girls’s basketball legend Sue Chook.)

Along with Marlin and now Dodgers, Alvarez has additionally frolicked as a member of the Chicago White Sox.

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