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Jose Altuve | Second Baseman

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'5' / 173
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jose Altuve went 4-for-5 with his first career grand slam as the Astros pounded the Red Sox in a win on Sunday.
The other three hits were singles as the second baseman bumped his average up to a league-leading .339. His second-inning grand slam off of Joe Kelly capped off a six-run inning. Altuve's numbers continue to impress, as he has six home runs, 41 RBI, 46 stolen bases, and a .339/.374/.447 slash line. Aug 17 - 4:58 PM

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Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in a win over the Twins on Tuesday.

Altuve having multi-hit games is old news at this point. The second baseman has strung together three straight multi-hit efforts, going 7-for-12 with three RBI and four runs scored in his last three games. Altuve is hitting an AL-best .339 with an .821 OPS on the year.
Aug 12 - 11:53 PM

Jose Altuve went 2-for-3 with a double, stolen base and run scored in Sunday's loss to the Rangers.

Altuve was hit by a pitch, stole second base and scored in the third inning. The second baseman continues to lead the American League in batting average (.335) and stolen bases (46). Altuve is hitting .335/.372/.437 overall.
Aug 10 - 6:56 PM

Jose Altuve is back in the Astros' lineup Sunday.

Altuve missed one game with a neck issue but is ready to roll again. The diminutive second baseman is sporting a nifty .333/.369/.434 batting line with 45 stolen bases this season.
Aug 10 - 11:10 AM

Jose Altuve (neck) took an extra day of rest Saturday against the Rangers.

Altuve left Friday's games in the sixth inning due to neck discomfort. The star second baseman will most likely return to the Astros' starting lineup on Sunday.
Aug 9 - 7:47 PM

Jose Altuve was removed from Friday's game against the Rangers in the sixth inning due to discomfort in his neck.

The severity of the injury remains unclear at the moment. Look for the Astros to provide an update on his status shortly. He was hitless in three at-bats before departing.
Aug 8 - 10:20 PM

Jose Altuve went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a stolen base, but the Astros had no answers for the Phillies in a loss on Wednesday.

Altuve swiped his AL-best 45th base and has needed only 51 attempts overall to get there, an 88 percent success rate. The second baseman knocked in a run with a ground out in the seventh inning, but the Astros were too far gone by that point for it to mean anything. Altuve sports a .338/.375/.440 line with 61 runs scored and 34 RBI.
Aug 6 - 10:43 PM

Jose Altuve went 3-for-4 with a home run and a stolen base in a loss to the Marlins on Sunday.

Altuve has been hitting out of his mind since the All-Star break -- which is saying something, considering he led the American League in average heading into the break -- going 18-for-42 (.429) with two homers and six runs scored. He also stole his 42nd base in the game, a good development after he'd been caught stealing in his only two attempts since the midsummer classic. The second baseman is now hitting an impressive .344/.378/.451 for the lowly Astros.
Jul 27 - 6:08 PM

Jose Altuve went 3-for-6 with three singles in Tuesday's extra-innings victory over the A's.

These days, it feels strange if Jose Altuve doesn't have a multi-hit game. The diminutive second-baseman is slashing .338/.374/.444 atop Houston's lineup. He also has 41 steals, though he was caught stealing in this game for just the fourth time on the year.
Jul 23 - 2:51 AM

Jose Altuve blasted a two-run home run, one of his two hits in five at-bats, as the Astros emerged victorious in a high-scoring affair against the White Sox on Sunday.

It's Altuve's first home run since May 22. Power isn't exactly his forte, so it's essentially a cherry on top of what has been a breakout season for the second baseman. He's slashing .336/.373/.443 with three home runs, 31 RBI, and 41 stolen bases.
Jul 20 - 6:02 PM

Jose Altuve went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases, an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Rangers.

Altuve continues to run wild on the basepaths, as he's now got 41 steals in 44 attempts. What's more, he hasn't been caught since May 12, going a perfect 28-for-28 in that span. The All-Star is batting .341/.380/.438 with 46 runs scored leading off for an Astros lineup that has been surprisingly punchy of late.
Jul 9 - 12:48 AM

Jose Altuve had a single and a stolen base in Sunday's loss to the Angels.

Altuve stole his 38th base of the year, most in the American League, and he hasn't been caught in his last 25 attempts. The diminutive second baseman is hitting .337 with an .813 OPS -- he also leads the AL in batting average. He's certainly deserving of his second All-Star selection, which was announced Sunday.
Jul 7 - 2:42 AM

Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 with a double in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Angels.

The second baseman also came around to score one of Houston's two runs. Another day at the office for Altuve, who collects multi-hit games like baseball cards; this was his 12th multi-hit effort in his last 18 contests. He's batting .347 and is on pace for 80 runs and 69 steals.
Jul 4 - 1:18 AM

Jose Altuve had a monster day at the dish in Friday's win over the Tigers, going 4-for-5 with a double and a pair of runs scored and an RBI.

Altuve wreaked havoc on the basepaths throughout the evening, stealing a pair of bases (including home) and advancing on a wild pitch. He's off to an unbelievable start at the plate, hitting a league-leading .342 and swiping a league-best 32 bases. He has performed as a first round selection through the first three months of the fantasy season.
Jun 28 - 12:50 AM

Jose Altuve had two hits, two steals and two runs scored Thursday versus the Braves.

That's a nice response to a rare hitless game Wednesday. Altuve is already up to 30 steals through 77 games this season. He finished with 33 in 147 games in 2012 and 35 in 152 games last year,
Jun 26 - 5:14 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jason Castro
2Carlos Corporan
1B1Jon Singleton
2Jesus Guzman
3Marc Krauss
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Matt Dominguez
LF1Jake Marisnick
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Alex Presley
RF1George Springer
2Robbie Grossman
DH1Chris Carter
Starting Pitcher
S1Scott Feldman
2Dallas Keuchel
3Collin McHugh
4Brett Oberholtzer
5Brad Peacock
Relief Pitcher
R1Chad Qualls
2Jesse Crain
3Matt Albers
4Tony Sipp
5Josh Fields
6Darin Downs
7Jose Veras
8Josh Zeid
9Jake Buchanan
10Michael Foltynewicz
11Kevin Chapman
12Jose Cisnero