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Jose Altuve

24-Year-Old Second Baseman – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

AVG

.336

HR

6

RBI

45

R

73

SB

49

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Altuve logged a career-high 152 games for the Astros last season and delivered statistics that were roughly on par with projections. While his overall line (.283/.316/.363), run total (64) and batting...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 5"   WT: 173   DOB: 5/6/1990   BORN: Maracay, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jose Altuve Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $12.5 million contract extension, with two club options for $6 million (2018) and $6.5 million (2019), in July of 2013.

August 18, 2014  –  Jose Altuve News

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Altuve hit his first career grand slam among four hits Sunday in the Astros' 8-1 rout of the Red Sox.

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Jose Altuve Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 20 A+ LAN 31 127 116 18 32 11 5 2 4 22 3 4 9 17 1 0 1 .276 .333 .457 .790
2010 20 A LEX 94 434 393 75 122 29 15 3 11 45 39 14 33 49 5 1 2 .310 .366 .448 .814
2011 21 A+ LAN 52 238 213 38 86 25 13 7 5 34 19 9 19 26 3 3 0 .404 .447 .601 1.048
2011 21 AA COR 35 153 144 21 52 17 9 3 5 25 5 5 7 14 1 1 0 .361 .388 .569 .957
2011 21 MAJ HOU 57 234 221 26 61 13 10 1 2 12 7 3 5 29 5 1 2 .276 .297 .357 .654
2012 22 MAJ HOU 147 630 576 80 167 45 34 4 7 37 33 11 40 74 4 4 6 .290 .340 .399 .739
2013 23 MAJ HOU 152 672 626 64 177 38 31 2 5 52 35 13 32 85 4 8 2 .283 .316 .363 .679
2014 24 MAJ HOU 134 603 562 73 189 45 37 2 6 45 49 7 31 46 1 4 5 .336 .374 .441 .815
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3-Year Averages     118 510 474 56 135 31 25 2 4 33 25 9 25 62 4 4 3 .285 .322 .371 .693

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Jose Altuve Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 31 Tex 5 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .336 .374 .441 .815
Aug. 30 Tex 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .332 .370 .434 .804
Aug. 29 Tex 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .332 .369 .433 .802
Aug. 28 Tex 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .332 .369 .434 .803
Aug. 27 Oak 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .332 .370 .435 .805
Aug. 26 Oak 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .371 .437 .808
Aug. 25 Oak 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .370 .436 .806
Aug. 24 @Cle 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .334 .371 .437 .808
Aug. 23 @Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .371 .438 .809
Aug. 22 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .334 .372 .439 .811
Aug. 21 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .336 .373 .441 .814
Aug. 20 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .338 .375 .445 .820
Aug. 19 @NYY 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .339 .376 .446 .822
Aug. 17 @Bos 5 1 4 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .339 .374 .447 .821
Aug. 16 @Bos 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .335 .370 .438 .808
Aug. 15 @Bos 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .334 .370 .438 .808
Aug. 14 @Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .337 .374 .442 .816
Aug. 13 Min 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .338 .375 .444 .819
Aug. 12 Min 5 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .339 .375 .446 .821
Aug. 11 Min 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .336 .373 .444 .817
Aug. 10 Tex 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .335 .372 .437 .809
Aug. 9 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 8 Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .369 .434 .803
Aug. 7 @Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .335 .372 .436 .808
Aug. 6 @Phi 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .338 .375 .440 .815
Aug. 5 @Phi 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .337 .374 .441 .815
Aug. 3 Tor 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .339 .377 .444 .821
Aug. 2 Tor 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .339 .376 .445 .821
Aug. 1 Tor 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .339 .376 .443 .819
Jul. 31 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .339 .377 .443 .820
Last 7 Days 29 5 11 4 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 .379 .419 .517 .936
Last 14 Days 57 7 20 4 0 1 8 4 4 3 0 1 0 3 .351 .403 .474 .877
Last 30 Days 121 17 38 7 0 2 12 6 6 7 1 2 0 3 .314 .357 .421 .778

Jose Altuve: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 134
2013 145 7
2012 147
2011 55

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Jose Altuve Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141341931013.410.545.984
2013181233199.287.409.733
2012156242511.359.506.911

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20144285433536.313.409.762
20134454123326.281.344.656
20124205653222.264.360.676

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142784131828.349.464.849
20133153242518.292.394.726
20122854241517.284.375.725

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142843232721.324.419.782
20133113212717.273.331.630
20122913832216.296.423.754
Jose Altuve Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 20 A+ LAN 127 116 7.1% 13.4% 0.53 85% .295 .181
2010 20 A LEX 434 393 7.6% 11.3% 0.67 88% .333 .138
2011 21 A+ LAN 238 213 8% 10.9% 0.73 88% .445 .197
2011 21 AA COR 153 144 4.6% 9.2% 0.50 90% .376 .208
2011 21 MAJ HOU 234 221 2.1% 12.4% 0.17 87% .311 .081
2012 22 MAJ HOU 630 576 6.3% 11.7% 0.54 87% .323 .109
2013 23 MAJ HOU 672 626 4.8% 12.6% 0.38 86% .321 .080
2014 24 MAJ HOU 603 562 5.1% 7.6% 0.67 92% .359 .105
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3-Year Averages     510 474 4.9% 12.2% 0.40 87% .321 .086

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2014 Stat Review for Jose Altuve    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.336 AVG
ELITE
92% Contact Rate
ELITE
.359 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.441 SLG
GOOD
.105 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.67 BB/K
GREAT
5.1% BB Rate
POOR
7.6% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.815 OPS
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.374 OBP
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Jose Altuve: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Altuve had three hits, two RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Twins.

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Altuve hit his fifth home run of the season during Monday's loss to Minnesota.

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Altuve went 2-for-3 with a double, run scored and a stolen base in his return to the Astros' lineup Sunday against the Rangers.

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Altuve (neck) is back in the lineup Sunday against the Rangers.

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Altuve (neck) is out of the lineup Saturday against the Rangers.

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The Astros will evaluate Aluve (neck) on Saturday before making a determination regarding his status, Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Altuve left Friday's game with neck discomfort.

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Altuve went 2-for-5 with an RBI, a run and a stolen base Wednesday against the Phillies.

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Altuve went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and a stolen base in Sunday's loss to Miami.

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Altuve raised his batting average to .340 with a three-hit night in Saturday's loss to Miami.

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Altuve is hitting .417 (45-for-108) against left-handed pitchers this season.

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Altuve drove in a run on a sac fly in his lone at-bat during the All-Star Game on Tuesday.

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Altuve went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored in Saturday's win over the Red Sox.

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With two hits and two steals during Tuesday's win at Texas, Altuve joined Kenny Lofton as only the second player since 1933 to amass at least 125 hits and 40 steals before the All-Star break.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Altuve continued his growth in his sophomore campaign, swiping 33 bases and hitting .290 for the last place Astros. His batting average was bolstered by his absolute crushing of left-handed pitching: he hit .359 against lefties and just .264 against righties. He usually pounds the ball into the ground to try to get the most out of his speed. Altuve is a bit of a liability with men on base, but the team has not expected him to be a run producer. At some point, he will need to fend off Delino DeShields Jr., but for the moment, Altuve is the best the Astros have to offer and is the established second baseman for at least the next couple of seasons.

2012

The diminutive Altuve managed 200 hits across three levels last season, fueled largely by an impressive .408/.451/.606 line in the California League. Altuve has great speed and a little bit of pop, and though he can't draw a walk to save his life, he doesn't strike out a ton either. With an Astros squad under new management and in full-on rebuilding mode, he should be one of the team's lone bright spots while serving as the team's primary second baseman.