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Jose Altuve

26-Year-Old Second Baseman – Houston Astros

2016 Stats

AVG

.348

HR

13

RBI

44

R

54

SB

18

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Altuve reached the 200-hit milestone for the second straight year in 2015, but ended up finishing second in the category overall behind fellow second baseman Dee Gordon (205 hits). The three-time All-...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 6"   WT: 165   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.

June 25, 2016  –  Jose Altuve News

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Altuve went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a three-run homer and three runs Saturday against the Royals.

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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 LEX 94 434 393 75 122 29 15 3 11 45 39 14 33 49 5 1 2 .310 .366 .448 .814
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
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 158 707 660 85 225 57 47 3 7 59 56 9 36 53 1 5 5 .341 .377 .453 .830
2015 25 MAJ HOU 154 689 638 86 200 59 40 4 15 66 38 13 33 67 3 6 9 .313 .353 .459 .812
2016 26 MAJ HOU 75 343 293 54 102 37 23 1 13 44 18 2 38 29 1 5 6 .348 .427 .567 .994
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3-Year Averages     154 687 641 78 200 51 39 3 9 59 43 11 33 68 2 6 5 .312 .347 .424 .772
Career  (View All)     743 3,275 3,014 395 932 249 185 15 49 270 187 51 184 337 18 29 30 .309 .352 .429 .781

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Jose Altuve Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 25 @KC 5 3 4 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .427 .567 .994
Jun. 24 @KC 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .340 .421 .545 .966
Jun. 22 LAA 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .343 .425 .551 .976
Jun. 21 LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .342 .421 .541 .962
Jun. 20 LAA 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .343 .423 .545 .968
Jun. 19 Cin 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .342 .423 .537 .960
Jun. 18 Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .341 .422 .537 .959
Jun. 17 Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .342 .423 .541 .964
Jun. 15 @StL 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .346 .421 .548 .969
Jun. 14 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .342 .417 .546 .963
Jun. 12 @TB 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .344 .419 .551 .970
Jun. 11 @TB 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 .341 .418 .552 .970
Jun. 10 @TB 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .340 .417 .552 .969
Jun. 9 @Tex 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .337 .413 .553 .966
Jun. 8 @Tex 3 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .336 .414 .556 .970
Jun. 7 @Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .332 .409 .550 .959
Jun. 6 @Tex 5 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .336 .411 .557 .968
Jun. 5 Oak 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .330 .408 .543 .951
Jun. 4 Oak 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .327 .404 .544 .948
Jun. 3 Oak 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .330 .408 .552 .960
Jun. 2 Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .329 .405 .553 .958
Jun. 1 Ari 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .330 .407 .558 .965
May. 31 @Ari 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .327 .403 .550 .953
May. 30 @Ari 5 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .325 .403 .553 .956
May. 29 @LAA 6 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .323 .403 .547 .950
May. 28 @LAA 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .313 .396 .544 .940
May. 27 @LAA 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .395 .544 .939
May. 26 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .395 .547 .942
May. 25 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .398 .554 .952
May. 24 Bal 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .406 .566 .972
Last 7 Days 27 7 11 2 0 3 6 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .407 .469 .815 1.284
Last 14 Days 52 9 21 2 0 3 8 8 4 0 1 2 3 0 .404 .477 .615 1.092
Last 30 Days 116 15 44 5 1 4 17 14 8 3 1 3 3 1 .379 .449 .543 .992

Jose Altuve: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 74 1 2
2015 153 1
2014 156 1
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
20166611261.348.5451.009
20151882851412.372.543.973
20141522241414.414.5661.013

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201622743113817.348.573.988
201545058105226.289.424.743
20145086334542.319.419.775

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016145297209.310.552.945
20153105193223.342.513.905
20143174942431.366.498.897

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016148256249.385.5811.041
20153283563415.287.409.724
20143433633525.318.411.768
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 LEX 434 393 7.6% 11.3% 0.67 88% .333 .138
2010 20 A+ LAN 127 116 7.1% 13.4% 0.53 85% .295 .181
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 707 660 5.1% 7.5% 0.68 92% .363 .112
2015 25 MAJ HOU 689 638 4.8% 9.7% 0.49 89% .333 .146
2016 26 MAJ HOU 343 293 11.1% 8.5% 1.31 90% .355 .219
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3-Year Averages     687 641 4.8% 9.9% 0.49 89% .339 .112
Career     3,275 3,014 5.6% 10.3% 0.55 89% .336 .120

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2016 Stat Review for Jose Altuve    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.348 AVG
ELITE
90% Contact Rate
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.355 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.567 SLG
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.219 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.31 BB/K
ELITE
11.1% BB Rate
GREAT
8.5% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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

Altuve hit his 11th home run in a 2-for-5 game with two runs scored Monday against the Angels.

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Altuve went 2-for-4 in Sunday's loss to the Rays.

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Altuve went 2-for-3 with a go-ahead two-run double Wednesday to lift the Astros to a 3-1 win over the Rangers. He also drew a walk and stole his 18th base of the season.

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Altuve hit his 10th home run in a 3-for-5 game with three RBI in Monday’s loss to the Rangers.

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Altuve went 4-for-6 with an RBI during Sunday's win against the Angels.

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Astros manager A.J. Hinch dropped Altuve from his normal leadoff spot to second in the batting order for Tuesday's series opener against Baltimore, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Altuve pounded out another three hits in four at-bats Wednesday against the White Sox, adding a walk while driving in two runs and scoring one.

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Altuve went 1-for-5 in Sunday's loss to the Red Sox with two runs scored and two stolen bases.

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Altuve went 2-for-3 with three walks and a run scored in Saturday's 6-5 extra-inning loss to the Red Sox.

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Altuve went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI, a walk and two runs scored in Friday's 7-6 victory over the Red Sox.

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Altuve went 2-for-3 with a walk, three steals and two runs in Sunday's win over the Mariners.

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Altuve (finger) is back in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

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Altuve is dealing with soreness in his left index finger, Angel Verdejo of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Altuve turned in a remarkable season for Houston, earning the second All-Star nod of his young career en route to winning the AL batting title with a .341 average. The 24-year-old led the majors with 67 multi-hit games and 225 hits, which far surpassed Craig Biggio's club record of 210 hits in a single season. Altuve's success at the plate can be attributed to an improved approach, which saw his contact rate (92%) rise by six percent and his strikeout rate (7.1%) dip significantly compared to the year prior. Altuve's .414/.566/1.013 slash line against lefties was particularly impressive, and while he only slightly improved his walk rate (5.1%), he terrorized opponents on the basepaths with an AL-leading 56 steals. His 86 percent success rate on stolen base attempts may prove to be an outlier, however, considering his success rate for his career coming into last season was 73.5 percent. While it might be wise for fantasy owners to anticipate regression from Altuve this season, there's no denying his value as an elite source of steals who will score plenty of runs and get on base at a healthy clip.

2014

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 average against lefties (.287) regressed from the previous season, Altuve remained an elite source of stolen bases (35). Still, his poor plate discipline (4.8% walk rate) combined with the lack of talent behind him in the Astros' batting order limits his upside for the 2014 season. It's still very early in Altuve's career, with plenty of room left for improvement as he will only turn 24 in May, but he will need help in certain areas to make a bigger impact on fantasy teams.

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.