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Wed Aug 1607:082B Jose Altuve 2-4 with walk and run scored Tuesday, day after s...
2B Jose Altuve was 2-for-4 with a walk and a run scored Tuesday, a day after the second three-strikeout game of his career against Arizona RHP Zack Greinke. "He wasn't picking up his pitches," Hinch said, "and Greinke can put the ball where he wants. It is a reminder that Jose is human."
Tue Aug 1505:112B Jose Altuve rarely has night like this
2B Jose Altuve rarely has a night like this. The AL batting leader, with a .361 average, struck out in his first three at-bats Monday against Arizona ace Zack Greinke -- his first three-strikeout game since 2014 and the fifth of his career. The only other time he'd done it against a single pitcher was against Matt Cain -- during the Giants right-hander's perfect game on June 13, 2012.
Mon Aug 1402:232B Jose Altuve scored game's first run with solo homer in fourth...
2B Jose Altuve scored the game's first run with a solo homer in the fourth inning, one of the only two hits the Astros had through five innings. He leads the American League in hits with 162 and in multi-hit games with 47. In 56 road games this season, Altuve is batting .420.
Fri Aug 1104:182B Jose Altuve collected two hits in five at-bats on Thursday ni...
2B Jose Altuve collected two hits in five at-bats on Thursday night and has recorded hit in four straight games, which marks the 10th time in his career he had strung together such a streak. In his last seven games, Altuve is hitting .423 (11-for26) and has recorded four multi-hit games, including Thursday night's.
Wed Aug 906:012B Jose Altuve 2-4 with homer and RBI on Tuesday against Chicago...
2B Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a homer and an RBI on Tuesday against the Chicago White Sox. Altuve has 17 home runs this season and two in his last five games. He is hitting .365 on the season, and he leads the majors with 156 hits.
Mon Aug 702:102B Jose Altuve registered 44th multi-hit game of season after fi...
2B Jose Altuve registered his 44th multi-hit game of the season after finishing 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored. His run-scoring single in the fifth inning tied him with Bob Aspromonte for 20th place in franchise history with 385 RBIs.
Fri Aug 405:302B Jose Altuve snapped 0-11 skid with 20th three-hit game of sea...
2B Jose Altuve snapped an 0-for-11 skid with his 20th three-hit game of the season. That total leads the majors. The last major leaguer to record 20 three-hit games in his team's first 108 games was Adrian Gonzalez in 2011. Altuve has more multi-hit games in his career (342) than hitless games (225).
Tue Aug 105:442B Jose Altuve singled in first two at-bats Monday night against...
2B Jose Altuve singled in his first two at-bats Monday night against the Rays and closed the month with a hit in 21 of 23 games, with 16 multi-hit games. Altuve batted .485 (48-for-99) with 21 RBIs, 22 runs, 10 doubles, and four home runs plus a 1.251 OPS in July. His average is a franchise best for any month.
Sat Jul 2904:192B Jose Altuve drawing MVP talk for fine season for Houston
2B Jose Altuve is drawing MVP talk for his fine season for Houston. Friday night he had a hand in three of the four innings in which the Astros scored during a 6-5 win over Detroit. He tripled and scored in the first, doubled to set up a run in the third and singled and scored on Josh Reddick's game-winning three-run home run in the eighth. "Altuve just continues to be Jose Altuve," manager A.J. Hinch said. "There's no other way to describe him other than he's in the elite category across the board. They pitch him away, he hits the ball off the right center field wall. They pitch him in he hits the ball down the line. He continues the inning to set up Reddick with the two singles. He's usually always in the middle of something that we're doing right."
Thu Jul 2703:272B Jose Altuve extended career-best hitting streak to 18 games w...
2B Jose Altuve extended his career-best hitting streak to 18 games with a double in the first inning of Wednesday night's game. Altuve finished 2-for-4 and is now hitting .494 during 19 games in July.
Wed Jul 2606:342B Jose Altuve continued scorching July on Tuesday night, extend...
2B Jose Altuve continued his scorching July on Tuesday night, extending his hitting streak to 17 games with a double to right in the sixth inning against the Phillies. He went 1-of-4 in the game, lowering his batting average in July to .494 (39-of-79). He's trying to become just the eighth player in MLB history to hit .500 in at least 80 plate appearances in a month -- Joe Jackson did it twice, in 1913 and 1916 -- and the first since Detroit's Ivan Rodriguez hit .500 in June 2004. Rodriguez and Colorado's Todd Helton (.512 in May 2000) are the only two to have accomplished the feat since 1927.
Tue Jul 2504:362B Jose Altuve continued to improve on MLB-leading batting avera...
2B Jose Altuve continued to improve on his MLB-leading batting average and his impressive July, going 4-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored as the Astros beat the Phillies 13-4 on Monday night. In 17 games this month, Altuve is batting .507 (38 of 75) with 19 RBIs and 19 runs scored, raising his average on the season to a scalding .365. "I think this is a really good team that deserves you to go and play 100 percent every day and that's what I'm trying to do, I'm not trying to waste my at-bats," he said.
Mon Jul 2403:532B Jose Altuve tied career high with four hits, including homer ...
2B Jose Altuve tied a career high with four hits, including a homer in the series finale Sunday against the Orioles. He also extended his hitting streak to a career-high 15 games. Altuve is batting .423 in six games against Baltimore this season.
Sun Jul 2304:152B Jose Altuve kept hitting streak going Saturday
2B Jose Altuve kept his hitting streak going Saturday. He singled in his first at-bat and extended his streak to 14 games, tying a career best. Altuve finished 2-for-5 and has a .352 average.
Thu Jul 2003:462B Jose Altuve singled in third inning to extend hitting streak ...
2B Jose Altuve singled in the third inning to extend his hitting streak to a season-high 12 games. It is tied for the third-longest streak of his career and is the longest active streak in the American League. Altuve is batting .445 over his last 27 games with 12 doubles, five home runs, 25 runs scored plus 20 RBIs with a 1.199 OPS.
Wed Jul 1906:132B Jose Altuve extended hitting streak to 11 games and finished ...
2B Jose Altuve extended his hitting streak to 11 games and finished 3-for-4 with an RBI. It is his longest streak since June 18-29, 2016 and over his last 26 games, Altuve is batting .443 (47-for-106) with 12 doubles, five home runs, 25 runs and 20 RBIs.
Mon Jul 1702:042B Jose Altuve extended hitting streak to nine games with single...
2B Jose Altuve extended his hitting streak to nine games with a single in the first inning and finished 2-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored. Altuve is batting .525 (21-for-40) with four doubles, three homers and 11 RBIs during the streak with a 1.428 OPS. With his 218th career steal, he surpassed Terry Puhl for sole possession of fifth place in franchise history.
Sun Jul 1603:442B Jose Altuve had streak of multi-hit games snapped at six afte...
2B Jose Altuve had his streak of multi-hit games snapped at six after going 1-for-4 with a solo home run. Altuve was hit by a pitch in the ninth inning, marking the third consecutive game an Astro was plunked by a pitch.
Wed Jul 1220:06Astros relish role of winners after years of struggle
MIAMI -- The Houston Astros, who suffered through three consecutive 100-plus-loss seasons earlier this decade, are now the best team in the American League and are on a potential World Series collision course with the Los Angeles Dodgers.It's a stunning turnaround for the Astros (60-29), who have never won a World Series. They were swept by the Chicago White Sox during their only trip there in 2005.Houston lost 111 games as recently as 2013, but it began to turn things around in 2015 with 86 wins and 84 the following year.The Astros closed this season's first half with a rousing 19-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, giving Houston a 16 1/2-game lead in the AL West. That rout against Toronto was indicative of an Astros offense that leads the majors in just about every category -- runs, homers, doubles, batting average, on-base and slugging.Just how far the Astros have come was best exemplified by Tuesday's All-Star starting lineup. Three of the first five hitters in the batting... [More]
Mon Jul 1001:482B Jose Altuve hit 13th homer of season and singled twice in 19-...
2B Jose Altuve hit his 13th homer of the season and singled twice in the 19-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. It was his fifth straight three-hit game, one shy of the major league record. It is the longest such streak since 3B George Brett of the Kansas City Royals reached six straight in 1976. It was Altuve's 15th three-hit game of the season, which leads the majors. He also has reached base in 16 consecutive games. He is batting .433 (29-for-67) with five doubles, three homers, 16 RBIs and nine walks, giving him an on-base percentage of .494 during the streak.
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