Yonder Alonso Scratched From A's Lineup After Injury

It looks like Oakland A’s Yonder Alonso has been taken out of the starting lineup Thursday after drilling a foul ball off his right knee.

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LatinoAthlete.com has received word via SFGate, that Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin who remains hopeful that Yonder Alonso will not remain out of the game.

During Wednesday nights game the A’s top All-Star candidate, was forced to stop playing against the Astros after a foul ball cracked into his knee. Alonso dropped to the ground in pain grabbing his knee.

Bob Melvin had this to say before the A’s game against the Houston Astros:

Yonder Alonso is “a little sore, as to be expected. So I’m not sure if he’s going to be available or not. He felt as good as he’s felt in a while.”

While the Cuban MLB player Alonso recovers from his knee, rookie Matt Olson will be taking over his position as the first baseman for the Athletics.