Houston Astros outfielder and designated hitter Jordan Alvarez

Left early Friday night's game against the Atlanta Braves and

He was taken to the hospital in a frightening condition.

Alvarez was reportedly feeling ill on the field.

According to Chandler Rom, Alvarez "experienced shortness of breath."

Alvarez reportedly had a normal pulse and is being examined in the ER.

The 25-year-old slugger has been a consistent powerhouse for Houston over the years,

And his sudden illness is certainly worrisome.

Fortunately, he took the necessary steps to keep his health in good shape.

He has the fifth-best slugging percentage (.428) and OPS (.747). Alvarez has a big contribution to this.