Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:06:50 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve had two hits in the win Wednesday, Sept. 10, to reach 200 hits for the season. Altuve had been hitless in seven at-bats in the first two games of the series against the Seattle Mariners. Altuve leads the majors with his 200 hits, and he is the second player in team history to reach the milestone, joining Craig Biggio, who set the franchise record with 210 hits in 1998. Altuve reached the mark in 146 games, which is the fastest since Ichiro Suzuki reached 200 hits in 144 games in 2009 with the Seattle Mariners. Altuve leads the league with a .336 average and also leads in steals (52).
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:47:00 -0700
Detroit Tigers DH Victor Martinez went 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI Monday, Sept. 8, raising his average to .337 and pulling within three points of Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve for the best average in the American League.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:46:06 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve (neck) returned to the lineup Sunday, Aug. 10, and had two hits.
Fantasy Tip: Get him back in your lineups.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:43:40 -0700
Updating a previous report, Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve (neck) is available off the bench to pinch hit or pinch run against the Texas Rangers Saturday, Aug. 9. He is expected to return to the starting lineup Sunday, Aug. 10.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:31:16 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve (neck) is not in the starting lineup against the Texas Rangers Saturday, Aug. 9.
Fantasy Tip: Remove Altuve from your daily fantasy lineups.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:16:01 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve (neck) left the game early Saturday, Aug. 8, because of neck discomfort.
Fantasy Tip: Owners need to monitor the situation because the severity of injury is not known at this point. There is a chance he could sit out a game or two to allow the injury to heal. Owners in daily leagues may need a replacement in case Altuve is out of the lineup.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:20:01 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve went 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout Wednesday, July 30, against the Oakland Athletics, extending his hitting streak to 12 games.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:27:45 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve heads into the All-Star break leading the majors with 130 hits. The next closest player in the majors is Seattle Mariners 2B Robinson Cano with 118 hits. Altuve also has 41 stolen bases which is best in the American League.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:37:34 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve credits hitting coach John Mallee with his breakthrough at the plate. He entered play Wednesday, July 9, leading the American League in average (.341) and stolen bases (41), and he leads the majors with 126 hits and 39 multi-hit games. "Man, I think he's the one who's having a good season for me," Altuve said. "We are working together and early this year we talked about doing some changes about mechanics, and obviously it's helped me a lot. He's a guy that should be in the All-Star Game for me."
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:28:13 -0700
Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris, 1B Brandon Moss and OF Yoenis Cespedes, Minnesota Twins C Kurt Suzuki, Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu and SS Alexei Ramirez, Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve, Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre, Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley, Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon, Toronto Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion and Detroit Tigers DH Victor Martinez have been named as the reserves for the American League in the 2014 All-Star Game.