Latest Yordan Alvarez news could create critical opportunity for these Astros players

Yordan Alvarez created a buzz on social media this Tuesday when it was revealed that he's not swinging currently due to some soreness in his hand. Yordan experienced hand discomfort last season, but many are now surprised that this issue is popping up again so early in spring training.

Yordan said he expects to be swinging in a few days, so that's good news.

But could this issue have been resolved in the offseason possibly with surgery, or is this something Alvarez will continue to deal with moving forward?

Plus, with Yordan and Michael Brantley expected to need some planned days off in left field this season, which players are best suited to fill that role?

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The Astros have been staying afloat in spite of injuries to several of their starting pitchers, in large part due to contributions from Brandon Bielak and JP France.

Does this mean they don't need to make a trade for an arm?

Make sure to watch the video above as Paul weighs in on the team's options at the trade deadline.

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