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.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:46:59 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve, C Jason Castro, OF George Springer and SS Carlos Correa were all mentioned in trade talks, according to documents obtained from the Astros' "Ground Control" database.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:31:48 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve continued to stay hot with three hits and two more stolen bases Sunday, June 29, against the Detroit Tigers. He finished the series against the Tigers by going 9-for-14, and he currently leads all of baseball with 116 hits. Altuve has stolen a career-high 36 bases on the year, and he set a franchise record with a steal in six straight games. He also became the third player since 1904 with four straight games with multiple stolen bases, joining Ray Chapman in 1917 and Bill Dahlen in 1904, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:14:49 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve (hand) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, June 17.
Fantasy Tip: You know what to do with Altuve.
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:39:07 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve (hand) is expected to return to the lineup Tuesday, June 17.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:36:44 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve (hand) is out of the lineup Friday, June 13, after being hit on the right hand by a pitch in the game Thursday, June 12. X-rays on the hand came back negative, and he's listed as day-to-day. There is a chance that Altuve could return Saturday, June 14.
Fantasy Tip: After being in the lineup every day for the first couple months of the season, Altuve has suddenly missed two games this week. It's not a giant worry, though, since his injuries seem minor. Expect him back later this weekend.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:54:56 -0700
Updating a previous report, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter said 2B Jose Altuve (hand) is considered day-to-day after X-rays on his hand came back negative.
Fantasy Tip: Altuve could miss a few games because of the injury, but it does not appear like he will have to be placed on the disabled list.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:34:50 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve (hand) left the game early Thursday, June 12, after getting hit in the hand by a pitch.