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José Altuve
AVG HR RBI
.358 15 54
Team: HoustonHt / Wt: 5-6 / 165 NFBC ADP: 11.72
Position: 2BBorn: 5/6/1990 Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Astros (2006)


Latest News
July 21 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Altuve was 2 for 3 with two walks in Wednesday's 7-0 win over the A's.
Analysis: Baseball's leading hitter is 12 for 17 in his last four games and is 51 for 101 (.505) in his last 24 road contests. The Astros begin a series against the Angels on Friday, and Altuve is 18 for 36 against Los Angeles this season and 7 for 17 with two homers lifetime against scheduled starter Matt Shoemaker.
July 20 9:44 AM PT10:44 AM MT11:44 AM CT12:44 PM ET12:44 ET16:44 GMT0:44 9:44 AM MST11:44 AM EST12:14 PM VEN20:44 UAE11:44 AM CT-Altuve had four hits and scored twice in Tuesday's 10-inning loss to the A's.
Analysis: Altuve is 10 for 14 in the last three games after going 2 for 13 in the previous four. He is 1 for 3 against Daniel Mengden, Oakland's scheduled starter for Wednesday.
July 17 5:30 PM PT6:30 PM MT7:30 PM CT8:30 PM ET20:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST8:00 PM VEN4:30 UAE (+1)7:30 PM CT-Altuve busted out of a slump in a big way Sunday, going 4 for 5 with a homer and three RBIs in an 8-1 win at Seattle. Altuve struck out in his final at-bat and settled for his 17th career four-hit game. He's never had a five-hit game.
Analysis: Altuve entered Sunday in a 4-for-22 slump but still leads the AL with a .346 average.
July 9 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET12:19 ET16:19 GMT0:19 9:19 AM MST11:19 AM EST11:49 AM VEN20:19 UAE11:19 AM CT-Altuve had two hits, scored twice, drove in a run and stole a base in Friday's win over the A's.
Analysis: The majors' leading hitter had been fairly quiet this month with a .265 OBP, dropping his season mark to .418.
July 7 8:01 PM PT9:01 PM MT10:01 PM CT11:01 PM ET23:01 ET3:01 GMT11:01 8:01 PM MST10:01 PM EST10:31 PM VEN7:01 UAE (+1)10:01 PM CT-Altuve had a rare hitless game in Thursday's loss to Oakland, going 0 for 4 with two strikeouts.
Analysis: The All-Star failed to get a hit for only the third time in 18 games. He's batting .361 in that span with four homers, 11 RBIs and 17 runs.
July 5 4:39 PM PT5:39 PM MT6:39 PM CT7:39 PM ET19:39 ET23:39 GMT7:39 4:39 PM MST6:39 PM EST7:09 PM VEN3:39 UAE (+1)6:39 PM CT-Altuve was named an All-Star for the fourth time and third consecutive season, voted as the starting second baseman for the AL.
Analysis: Altuve is certainly deserving of the honor, leading the majors with a .353 average while adding 14 homers, 49 RBIs and 21 steals.
July 4 4:27 PM PT5:27 PM MT6:27 PM CT7:27 PM ET19:27 ET23:27 GMT7:27 4:27 PM MST6:27 PM EST6:57 PM VEN3:27 UAE (+1)6:27 PM CT-Altuve rebounded from a rare hitless game with a 2-for-4 effort in Monday's win over Seattle.
Analysis: Altuve has had at least two hits in 18 of his last 33 games, batting .412 with five homers and 21 RBIs during that span. He leads the majors with a .353 average.
July 2 7:04 PM PT8:04 PM MT9:04 PM CT10:04 PM ET22:04 ET2:04 GMT10:04 7:04 PM MST9:04 PM EST9:34 PM VEN6:04 UAE (+1)9:04 PM CT-Altuve had another big game Saturday, going 2 for 3 with a homer, three RBIs and two runs scored against the White Sox.
Analysis: After an 0-for-4 effort in Friday's series opener, Altuve went back to his ways of terrorizing opposing pitchers. The standout second baseman is 15 for 30 with 11 runs scored and eight RBIs over his last seven games and is hitting an incredible .423 since May 29.
June 30 7:35 AM PT8:35 AM MT9:35 AM CT10:35 AM ET10:35 ET14:35 GMT22:35 7:35 AM MST9:35 AM EST10:05 AM VEN18:35 UAE9:35 AM CT-Altuve continued to lead Houston's turnaround Wednesday when he went 4 for 5 with a triple and a double in a 10-4 win over the Angels.
Analysis: Altuve is batting .444 over an 11-game hitting streak, raising his MLB-best average to .357.
June 29 10:44 PM PT11:44 PM MT12:44 AM CT1:44 AM ET1:44 ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST1:14 AM VEN9:44 UAE12:44 AM CT-Altuve went 2 for 4 with two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Angels to extend his hitting streak to 10 games.
Analysis: The diminutive hitting machine is batting .400 with three home runs during the streak and an incredible .414 in 28 games since May 29. The tear has raised Altuve's season average to .350, now tops in the majors.
June 28 9:04 AM PT10:04 AM MT11:04 AM CT12:04 PM ET12:04 ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST11:34 AM VEN20:04 UAE11:04 AM CT-Altuve remained red hot by going 2 for 5 with an RBI on Monday.
Analysis: Altuve is hitting .405 with a .467 on-base percentage while reaching base in 30 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the major leagues. He leads the AL with a .348 batting average.
June 25 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET23:22 ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST10:52 PM VEN7:22 UAE (+1)10:22 PM CT-Red-hot Altuve had four hits with three RBIs, falling a triple shy of the cycle in Saturday's 13-5 rout of the Royals.
Analysis: Altuve is hitting .417 with a .484 on-base percentage while reaching base in 27 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the major leagues. He's raised his average to a season-high .348.
June 23 7:12 AM PT8:12 AM MT9:12 AM CT10:12 AM ET10:12 ET14:12 GMT22:12 7:12 AM MST9:12 AM EST9:42 AM VEN18:12 UAE9:12 AM CT-Altuve homered for the second time in three games Wednesday.
Analysis: Altuve is batting .409 with three homers and 13 RBIs in his last 23 games and is second in the AL with a .343 average.
June 21 7:51 AM PT8:51 AM MT9:51 AM CT10:51 AM ET10:51 ET14:51 GMT22:51 7:51 AM MST9:51 AM EST10:21 AM VEN18:51 UAE9:51 AM CT-Altuve went 2 for 5 with a homer and two runs scored in Monday's win over the Angels.
Analysis: The former AL batting champ ranks second in the league this year at .343 after batting .412 in his last 14 games.
June 16 7:44 AM PT8:44 AM MT9:44 AM CT10:44 AM ET10:44 ET14:44 GMT22:44 7:44 AM MST9:44 AM EST10:14 AM VEN18:44 UAE9:44 AM CT-Altuve had two more hits and scored his 47th run Wednesday, but he was caught stealing for just the second time in 20 attempts.
Analysis: Altuve is batting .441 in his last 17 games, including 8 for 17 with two walks since being moved to the No. 3 hole in Houston's lineup.
June 10 8:43 AM PT9:43 AM MT10:43 AM CT11:43 AM ET11:43 ET15:43 GMT23:43 8:43 AM MST10:43 AM EST11:13 AM VEN19:43 UAE10:43 AM CT-Altuve had his second straight multihit game and fourth in five days in the Astros' 5-3 loss to the Rangers.
Analysis: Altuve increased his team-leading batting average to .337, scored his team-best 46th run and tied George Springer for the team lead with his 37th RBI. Altuve is batting .431 in his last 12 games.
June 9 10:18 AM PT11:18 AM MT12:18 PM CT1:18 PM ET13:18 ET17:18 GMT1:18 10:18 AM MST12:18 PM EST12:48 PM VEN21:18 UAE12:18 PM CT-Altuve finished with two hits and two RBIs as Houston ended its drought against rival Texas with Wednesday's 3-1 win.
Analysis: Altuve is batting .438 with a homer, a triple, three doubles and nine RBIs over his last 12 games.
June 7 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET0:40 ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST12:10 AM VEN8:40 UAE11:40 PM CT-Altuve belted a three-run shot for one of his three hits Monday.
Analysis: He's batting .429 during a 12-game hitting streak.
May 30 11:41 AM PT12:41 PM MT1:41 PM CT2:41 PM ET14:41 ET18:41 GMT2:41 11:41 AM MST1:41 PM EST2:11 PM VEN22:41 UAE1:41 PM CT-Altuve was 4 for 6 on Sunday.
Analysis: Altuve is sizzling with a .952 OPS.
May 19 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET16:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST3:30 PM VEN0:00 UAE (+1)3:00 PM CT-Altuve was 3 for 4 with two RBIs Wednesday.
Analysis: Altuve is at .439 in a 10-game hit streak.
May 15 12:27 PM PT1:27 PM MT2:27 PM CT3:27 PM ET15:27 ET19:27 GMT3:27 12:27 PM MST2:27 PM EST2:57 PM VEN23:27 UAE2:27 PM CT-Altuve registered his fourth straight multihit performance in a loss to Boston on Saturday.
Analysis: Altuve, third in the AL with a .345 average, has gone 9 for 17 (.529) in his last four games. He's also batting .464 in a seven-game hit streak.
May 14 10:53 AM PT11:53 AM MT12:53 PM CT1:53 PM ET13:53 ET17:53 GMT1:53 10:53 AM MST12:53 PM EST1:23 PM VEN21:53 UAE12:53 PM CT-The red-hot Altuve had three more hits Friday at Boston along with an RBI and two runs scored.
Analysis: Houston's star second baseman is hitting a scorching .462 with 12 runs scored and nine RBIs over his last 10 games, with the tear raising his season average to .338.
May 10 3:24 PM PT4:24 PM MT5:24 PM CT6:24 PM ET18:24 ET22:24 GMT6:24 3:24 PM MST5:24 PM EST5:54 PM VEN2:24 UAE (+1)5:24 PM CT-Altuve doubled and knocked in three runs in Monday's win over Cleveland.
Analysis: The standout second baseman has eight RBIs over his last six games and is 10 for 21 over that stretch to raise his season average to .323.
May 9 1:27 PM PT2:27 PM MT3:27 PM CT4:27 PM ET16:27 ET20:27 GMT4:27 1:27 PM MST3:27 PM EST3:57 PM VEN0:27 UAE (+1)3:27 PM CT-Altuve added to his plentiful hit and runs scored totals in Sunday's win over Cleveland.
Analysis: The short-statured second baseman had two of each and is tied for the AL lead with 30 runs scored. Altuve's 40 hits ranks third in the Junior Circuit.
May 6 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Altuve went 4 for 4 and homered in a 6-3 loss to Seattle on Thursday.
Analysis: Altuve, now batting .330, is 7 for 9 with two homers, two doubles and five RBIs in his past two games.
May 5 9:23 AM PT10:23 AM MT11:23 AM CT12:23 PM ET12:23 ET16:23 GMT0:23 9:23 AM MST11:23 AM EST11:53 AM VEN20:23 UAE11:23 AM CT-Altuve rocked the fantasy world Wednesday.
Analysis: Altuve homered and knocked in three runs in a complete fantasy effort.
May 2 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Altuve homered leading off a game for the fourth time this season in Sunday's win at Oakland.
Analysis: The 5-foot-6 Altuve now has seven homers in 25 games, third-most among second basemen thus far. With power to go with high batting average and steal totals, he's elevated himself into an elite fantasy player.
Apr. 28 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET11:32 ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST11:02 AM VEN19:32 UAE10:32 AM CT-Altuve opened the game with his third leadoff homer of the season, doubled twice and scored three runs to help the Astros avoid a sweep with a 7-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Altuve is 10 for 23 in his last five games.
Apr. 24 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET18:29 ET22:29 GMT6:29 3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST5:59 PM VEN2:29 UAE (+1)5:29 PM CT-Altuve went 3 for 5 with two doubles and an RBI on Saturday.
Analysis: He also scored two runs while moving his batting average to .314.
Apr. 20 1:31 PM PT2:31 PM MT3:31 PM CT4:31 PM ET16:31 ET20:31 GMT4:31 1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST4:01 PM VEN0:31 UAE (+1)3:31 PM CT-Altuve belted his fifth home run in Tuesday's 7-5 loss at Texas.
Analysis: Altuve is heating up after a slow start. He's batting .375 with four homers and nine RBIs in his last eight games.
Apr. 18 3:00 PM PT4:00 PM MT5:00 PM CT6:00 PM ET18:00 ET22:00 GMT6:00 3:00 PM MST5:00 PM EST5:30 PM VEN2:00 UAE (+1)5:00 PM CT-Altuve went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs on Sunday.
Analysis: He has four home runs and eight RBIs in his last eight games.
Apr. 15 2:24 PM PT3:24 PM MT4:24 PM CT5:24 PM ET17:24 ET21:24 GMT5:24 2:24 PM MST4:24 PM EST4:54 PM VEN1:24 UAE (+1)4:24 PM CT-Altuve stayed hot with a home run and a double in Thursday's 6-2 loss to Kansas City.
Analysis: Altuve is 8 for 17 with two homers and three doubles over his last four games.
Apr. 14 1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET16:25 ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST3:25 PM EST3:55 PM VEN0:25 UAE (+1)3:25 PM CT-Altuve homered, doubled twice and knocked in both runs in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to Kansas City.
Analysis: After a slow start, Altuve has gone 6 for 13 over his last three games.
Apr. 12 2:03 PM PT3:03 PM MT4:03 PM CT5:03 PM ET17:03 ET21:03 GMT5:03 2:03 PM MST4:03 PM EST4:33 PM VEN1:03 UAE (+1)4:03 PM CT-Altuve was 3 for 4 with three runs scored in Monday's win over Kansas City.
Analysis: It was Altuve's first multihit game of the season. Expect many more.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 Hou 57 221 26 61 10 1 2 12 5 29 7 3 .276 .297 .357
2012 Hou 147 576 80 167 34 4 7 37 40 74 33 11 .290 .340 .399
2013 Hou 152 626 64 177 31 2 5 52 32 85 35 13 .283 .316 .363
2014 Hou 158 660 85 225 47 3 7 59 36 53 56 9 .341 .377 .453
2015 Hou 154 638 86 200 40 4 15 66 33 67 38 13 .313 .353 .459
2016 Hou 96 377 73 135 26 3 15 54 44 40 25 4 .358 .427 .562
Career 764 3098 414 965 188 17 51 280 190 348 194 53 .311 .354 .433

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2015 Hou Total 6 26 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 1 .154 .185 .154
    WC 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 .250 .250 .250
    LDS 5 22 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 .136 .174 .136
Career 6 26 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 1 .154 .185 .154


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