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Jose Altuve | Second Baseman

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'6" / 165
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a stolen base in Tuesday's loss to the Mariners.
The hits keep coming, literally, for Altuve, who has now hit safely in 25 of 29 games dating back to the start of August. He's raised his line to .318/.361/.433 with the hot stretch, and his 36 stolen bases are most in the American League. Altuve may get some American League MVP votes if the Astros can hold on to win the AL West. Sep 2 - 1:03 AM

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Jose Altuve went 2-for-5 with a pair of singles in Friday's loss to the Twins.

Altuve was the only Astro to pick up more than one hit--the team had just six hits total for the game, only one of which went for extra bases. The 25-year-old second baseman has now racked up 37 hits in the month of August, the most he's accumulated in any single month this season. For the year, he's hitting .310/.354/.421 with 10 homers, 52 RBI and 63 runs scored.
Aug 29 - 12:29 AM

Jose Altuve went 2-for-3 with a triple, a solo home run and two runs scored in Saturday's win over the Dodgers.

Hard to believe given how many hits he picks up, but this was Altuve's first triple of the season. He also hit his 10th homer, a solo shot against Dodgers starter Zack Greinke in the sixth inning. The diminutive second baseman maintains a .307/.350/.420 triple-slash with the 10 homers, 51 RBI and 63 runs scored.
Aug 23 - 12:34 AM

Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 with a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Rays.

Altuve scored the game-tying run on a Carlos Correa RBI double in the eighth inning, and the Astros would go on to win the game in 10 innings. The multi-hit game was Altuve's seventh in his last 11 contests. With the good night, the 25-year-old raised his overall line to .307/.349/.411 with 61 runs scored.
Aug 18 - 11:55 PM

Jose Altuve finished 3-for-5 with two steals and two runs scored in a 10-inning, 5-4 victory over the A's on Thursday.

Altuve entered in a mini road slump, having gone 2-for-18 in his last four road games, but he seemed likely to break it, entering tonight having hit safely in 21 of 22 career games in Oakland. Either way, he's batting .297 and is on pace for 13 homers and 44 steals.
Aug 7 - 1:54 AM

Jose Altuve finished 3-for-5 with five RBI and a run scored in the Astros' 10-5 win over the Angels on Tuesday.

Altuve drove in runs in three different innings, proving to be in the right place at the right time on several occasions. He had an RBI single in the second, a two-run single in the fourth and a two-run double in the sixth. The five-RBI game was his first in 606 career games. The second baseman is batting .305/.349/.432 with nine homers, 48 RBI, 54 runs scored and 28 steals overall.
Jul 29 - 12:48 AM

Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles in Saturday's loss to the Royals.

Altuve and two-hole hitter Marwin Gonzalez combined for four of the five hits that the Astros managed in the contest. The Mighty Mouse of a second baseman scored the lone run of the game for his team, touching home plate on a Carlos Correa sacrifice fly in the sixth inning. Altuve was treading in dark waters below his typical .300+ average, but he's heated up of late and is now hitting .304/.349/.432.
Jul 25 - 11:13 PM

Jose Altuve went 4-for-5 and hit a walkoff homer in the bottom of the ninth as the Astros edged the Red Sox 5-4 on Thursday.

It's the Astros' first walkoff blast of their very surprising season. Altuve also doubled and stole a base. He raised his average to .304, which is the highest he's finished a game at since May 21. This makes two homers and four doubles in his last seven games, which is quite a power surge for him.
Jul 23 - 11:58 PM

Jose Altuve went 2-for-3 with two walks, an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base Tuesday against the Red Sox.

As he's done for years, Altuve served as a catalyst for the Astros offense in the win. He walked to lead off the bottom of the first inning, stole second base and scored later in the inning. He added another run and an RBI single later in the game. Altuve is now hitting .296/.342/.419 with 49 runs scored, 41 RBI and an AL-best 27 steals on the year.
Jul 22 - 12:39 AM

Jose Altuve homered in a losing effort against the Rays on Sunday.

The All-Star second baseman finished 1-for-5 on the afternoon. He blasted a two-run shot in the fourth inning off of Matt Moore to give his team a temporary 3-2 lead. It's his eighth long ball of the season. Along with that, Altuve has 38 RBI, 45 runs scored, and 25 stolen bases.
Jul 12 - 3:56 PM

Jose Altuve went 0-for-4 in Saturday's loss to the Rays.

There's something you don't see too often. Altuve has racked up 97 hits to this point, but he was unable to add to that total on Saturday. The Mighty Mouse of a second baseman is slashing a solid .294/.337/.406 this season, but he's a ways off of the career-best .341 batting average he posted in 2014.
Jul 11 - 7:06 PM

Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 with two RBI in Friday's 12-8, 10-inning win over the Red Sox.

Altuve's RBI single in the seventh inning scored two runs and gave the diminutive second baseman 35 batted in for the season. He's now put up back-to-back three-hit games and is working with a .303/.348/.424 slash-line for the year. With 90 hits through 74 games, Altuve is a near-lock to finish with 200+ hits as long as he stays healthy.
Jul 4 - 12:11 AM

Jose Altuve went 3-for-4 with a HBP, an RBI and two runs scored in the Astros' 6-5 defeat of the Royals on Wednesday.

Altuve also swiped a pair of bases. He's hit in 10 straight games to push his average back up to .298. That doesn't quite measure up to last year, but though three months, he's given his fantasy owners exactly what they paid for.
Jul 2 - 12:56 AM

Jose Altuve walked and hit a solo home run in four plate appearances on Monday as the Astros topped the Royals.

Altuve slugged a solo home run to left field off of Joe Blanton in the third inning, padding his club's lead to 3-0 at the time. He's now on an eight-game hitting streak while carrying a .292/.336/.415 batting line with seven home runs, 31 RBI, and 21 stolen bases.
Jun 29 - 11:25 PM

Jose Altuve went 3-for-4 with, two doubles, three runs scored and two steals as the Astros' No. 3 hitter on Thursday.

The Astros liked Carlos Correa's work in the two hole while Jose Altuve missed time last week with a hamstring injury, so Altuve has been hitting third since returning Monday. It doesn't hurt his fantasy value at all.
Jun 25 - 10:49 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2Hank Conger
3Max Stassi
1B1Chris Carter
2Luis Valbuena
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Jed Lowrie
2Jonathan Villar
LF1Colby Rasmus
2Preston Tucker
CF1Carlos Gomez
RF1George Springer
2Jake Marisnick
DH1Evan Gattis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Scott Kazmir
3Scott Feldman
4Collin McHugh
5Mike Fiers
6Lance McCullers
7Brad Peacock
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Luke Gregerson
2Pat Neshek
3Chad Qualls
4Will Harris
5Tony Sipp
6Oliver Perez
7Vincent Velasquez
8Josh Fields
9Joe Thatcher
10Michael Feliz
11Samuel Deduno