LF - PIT - IL60
Anthony Alford underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair his fractured elbow.
Alford suffered the injury over the weekend crashing into an outfield wall. The 26-year-old is expected to be recovered in time for spring training, 2021.
The Pirates placed Anthony Alford on the 45-day injured list with a fractured right elbow.
Alford sustained a fractured right elbow after he crashed into the wall trying to rob a home run in center field. His season is officially over. Jason Martin was recalled from the alternate training site in Altoona in a corresponding move.
OF Anthony Alford suffered a fractured right elbow in Saturday's game against the Reds.
Alford crashed into the wall trying to rob a home run in center field and was unable to continue. He was diagnosed with a fractured right elbow. Alford will most likely be placed on the the injured list and miss the rest of the season.
Anthony Alford went 2-for-4 with a solo home run Wednesday's 8-2 loss against the Cubs.
Alford was recently claimed by the Pirates and drew his first start Wednesday. He took Ryan Tepera deep in the seventh inning for his second long ball of the year. Alford was added for outfield depth and is not on the fantasy radar until he sees everyday at-bats.
Anthony Alford was claimed off waivers by the Pirates on Thursday.
Alford is former top prospect for the Blue Jays who has struggled throughout his four-year career. He is slashing .188/.188/.375 with one home run, three RBI, three runs and three stolen bases across 16 plate appearances in 2020. With a change scenery to Pittsburgh, Alford could see everyday at-bats and prove to be a fantasy asset.