Jose Altuve 27 | Second Base

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Mon. Aug 18, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Altuve hit his first career grand slam among four hits Sunday in the Astros' 8-1 rout of the Red Sox. Impact: The two-time All-Star leads the major leagues in hits (173), batting average (.339) and multi-hit games (53) and is six weeks away from becoming the Astros' first batting champion.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Aug 13, 2014
News: Altuve had three hits, two RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Twins. Impact: It was the All-Star second baseman's 51st multi-hit game of the season.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Aug 12, 2014
News: Altuve hit his fifth home run of the season during Monday's loss to Minnesota. Impact: Altuve had two hits in the game, including a solo shot in the first inning off Twins starter Tommy Milone. The 24-year-old isn't known for his power, but he's having the best season of his young career with a .336 batting average and 46 stolen bases, both of which lead the American League.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Aug 11, 2014
News: Altuve went 2-for-3 with a double, run scored and a stolen base in his return to the Astros' lineup Sunday against the Rangers. Impact: The All-Star second baseman missed Saturday's game after exiting Friday's game early with neck discomfort, but was right back at the keystone Sunday in a loss against Texas.(RotoWire, )
Aug 10, 2014
News: Altuve (neck) is back in the lineup Sunday against the Rangers. Impact: Altuve exited Friday's contest early with neck discomfort and missed Saturday as a result. He appears to have satisfied trainers to the point that he is back at second Sunday, but he is hitting second in the order behind Robbie Grossman.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Aug 9, 2014
News: Altuve (neck) is out of the lineup Saturday against the Rangers. Impact: Altuve left Friday's game with neck discomfort and was having difficulty turning his head. He was evaluated before Saturday's game, and the news must not have come back encouraging enough for Altuve to return to the lineup. Gregorio Petit will start at second and bat ninth in his place.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Aug 8, 2014
News: Altuve remained out Saturday. Impact: Altuve left Friday night's game against the Texas Rangers with discomfort in his neck. Expect him to be back Sunday in this Lone Star showdown.(STATS, 10:37pm)
Fri. Aug 8, 2014
News: The Astros will evaluate Aluve (neck) on Saturday before making a determination regarding his status, Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle reports. Impact: According to manager Bo Porter, Altuve was having difficulty turning his head upon departing Friday's game with an injury that the team referred to as neck discomfort. Gregorio Petit replaced Altuve at second base Friday night.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Aug 8, 2014
News: Altuve left Friday's game with neck discomfort. Impact: The Astros did not immediately announce plans for further tests, leaving Altuve as day-to-day ahead of Saturday's game against the Rangers.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Aug 7, 2014
News: Altuve went 2-for-5 with an RBI, a run and a stolen base Wednesday against the Phillies. Impact: Altuve continues to pace himself in August, hitting safely all five games he's played during the month thus far. The All-Star second baseman is slashing .338/.375/.440 with four home runs, 34 RBI, 61 runs scored and 45 steals over 468 at-bats this season.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Aug 2, 2014
News: Altuve hit his 31st double in a 3-1 win over Toronto on Friday. Impact: Altuve is already just three doubles shy of the career-high 34 he hit in 2012.(STATS, 4:44pm)
Jose Altuve
2014 Season
AVG
.338
HR
6
RBI
42
RUNS
68
Bio
Ht: 5' 5"  Wt: 173  Age: 24
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 5/6/1990, Maracay, Venezuela
College: None
Debut: 2011
Salary: $1,437,500
Injury Status
No Current Injury