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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.250
 
Career Avg.
.283
Name  Jose Altuve
Born  5/6/1990
Height  5-7
Weight  170
Number  27
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/10/2014 10:11:00 AM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is hitless in seven at-bats against R.A. Dickey's knuckleball.
Insight: Altuve is hitting .303. with five RBI, three runs and three steals, but should be avoided on Thursday.
 
4/8/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve had three hits, including a double, and one RBI Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Altuve is hitting .310 with five RBI, two runs and three steals so far.
 
9/24/2013 1:28:00 PM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve should be avoided on Tuesday as he's yet to produce a hit in 12 at-bats against texas ace Yu Darvish.
Insight: Altuve rebounded from a horrible August (.200) to bat .372 with an .875 OPS in 22 September games. Still, this is a matchup to avoid.
 
9/2/2013 9:39:00 PM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has started off September 7-for-9.
Insight: Altuve batted .200 with a .490 OPS in August and saw his average drop from .284 to .266.
 
8/12/2013 6:35:00 PM
Description: Houston second baseman Jose Altuve missed Monday's game versus Texas because of lingering quad tightness. SOURCE: Brian Smith, Houston Chronicle
Insight: Altuve has been dealing with this injury for the past couple weeks. The 5-foot-5 second baseman is hoping to avoid the disabled list. For now, Jake Elmore will get most of the reps at second base.
 
8/12/2013 10:15:00 AM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is hitless in 12 at-bats versus Texas right-hander Yu Darvish.
Insight: He's put together a decent season (.282, 4 HR, 40 RBI, 45 runs, 29 steals), but fantasy owners were hoping he'd take the next step after a solid 2012. He leads the AL in caught stealing.
 
8/3/2013 4:55:00 PM
Description: After missing the last two games, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve will return to the lineup for Saturday's game with Minnesota
Insight: He missed three of Houston's last five games because of quad tightness. He's put together a decent season (.284, 4 HR, 34 RBI, 42 runs, 26 steals), but fantasy owners were hoping he'd take the next step after a solid 2012.
 
8/2/2013 6:11:00 PM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is out for the second day in a row.
Insight: He's missed three of Houston's last five games because of quad tightness. With Altuve sidelined, Jake Elmore will be asked to man the fort over at second base.
 
8/1/2013 5:44:00 PM
Description: Houston second baseman Jose Altuve (quad) is not in the starting lineup Thursday against the Orioles.
Insight: Altuve suffered a left quad injury last Saturday and is still dealing with some tightness, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.
 
7/30/2013 10:32:00 PM
Description: Houston second baseman Jose Altuve (quad) had a pair of singles and two RBI Tuesday at Baltimore.
Insight: Altuve suffered a quad injury in Saturday's 8-6 win and sat out Sunday, but after the Astros had Monday off he felt good enough to return to the lineup.
 
7/30/2013 4:06:00 PM
Description: Houston second baseman Jose Altuve is back in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Altuve suffered a quad injury in Saturday's 8-6 win and sat out Sunday.
 
7/30/2013 9:50:00 AM
Description: Houston second baseman Jose Altuve is questionable for Tuesday's game against Baltimore with a tight left quadriceps.
Insight: Altuve suffered the quad injury in Saturday's 8-6 win. Jake Elmore will get the start at second base, but he's hitless in his last three games.
 
7/28/2013 11:35:00 AM
Description: Houston second baseman Jose Altuve is out for the series finale Sunday against Toronto.
Insight: Altuve suffered a quad injury in Saturday's 8-6 win. Jake Elmore will get the start at second base.
 
7/27/2013 3:35:00 PM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve left Saturday's game with left quad tightness, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.
Insight: Altuve came into Saturday's game hitting .279 with four homers, 32 RBI and 25 steals. He shouldn't miss more than a game or two.
 
7/13/2013 6:03:00 PM
Description: The Astros have signed second baseman Jose Altuve to a four-year contract extension through 2017 with options for 2018 and 2019.
Insight: Altuve's deal is for $12.5 million and includes a $6 million option for 2018 and a $6.5 million option for 2019. The 23-year-old is hitting .280 with three homers, 36 runs and 21 steals this season.
 
7/6/2013 10:56:00 AM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is hitless in nine at-bats versus Texas ace Yu Darvish.
Insight: Altuve had two hits in the series opener, but is in an unfavorable matchup.
 
6/8/2013 11:12:00 AM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (groin) is expected to return on Saturday, according to a Houston Chronicle report.
Insight: While Altuve has hit safely in eight straight games, he's only had one multi-hit game in that span. The groin injury is sure to slow his running game (33 steals in 2012, nine this season).
 
6/7/2013 12:18:00 PM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve missed Thursday afternoon's game against the Orioles with an "aggravated groin" and is not expected to return until Saturday at the earliest.
Insight: While Altuve has hit safely in eight straight games, he's only had one multi-hit game in that span. The groin injury is sure to slow his running game (33 steals in 2012, nine this season).
 
Cold6/6/2013 5:20:00 PM
Description: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve missed Thursday afternoon's game against the Orioles with an "aggravated groin," according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.
Insight: The injury likely isn't serious. While Altuve has hit safely in eight straight games, he's hitting .250 in that span and .203 over his last 17 games.
 
5/19/2013 11:18:00 AM
Description: Houston second baseman Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 in his return from the bereavement list Saturday against Pittsburgh.
Insight: While strikeout-prone sluggers Chris Carter and Carlos Pena offer some value in NL-only leagues, Altuve is the only Astros player most fantasy owners should own. He's batting .342 with two homers, 19 RBI, 17 runs and four steals.
 

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