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Jose Altuve

23-Year-Old Second Baseman – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

AVG

.276

HR

0

RBI

6

R

4

SB

5

2014 RotoWire 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.

April 5, 2014  –  Jose Altuve News

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Altuve went 2-for-3 with a double, one RBI and a walk against the Angels on Friday.

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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 15 65 58 4 16 3 2 1 0 6 5 0 6 6 0 1 0 .276 .338 .345 .683
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Jose Altuve
3-Year Averages MAJ   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)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 16 KC 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276 .338 .345 .683
Apr. 15 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .339 .346 .685
Apr. 13 @Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .345 .367 .712
Apr. 12 @Tex 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .289 .353 .378 .731
Apr. 11 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .348 .366 .714
Apr. 10 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .366 .405 .771
Apr. 9 @Tor 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .378 .424 .802
Apr. 8 @Tor 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .394 .379 .773
Apr. 7 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .357 .292 .649
Apr. 6 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .417 .350 .767
Apr. 5 LAA 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .375 .500 .438 .938
Apr. 4 LAA 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .500 .462 .962
Apr. 3 NYY 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300 .417 .300 .717
Apr. 2 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .661
Apr. 1 NYY 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Last 7 Days 29 2 7 0 1 0 1 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 .241 .281 .310 .591
Last 14 Days 54 3 14 2 1 0 4 6 6 4 0 0 1 0 .259 .328 .333 .661
Last 30 Days 58 4 16 2 1 0 6 6 6 5 0 0 1 0 .276 .338 .345 .683

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Jose Altuve: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 15
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
2013181233199.287.409.733
2012156242511.359.506.911
2011539151.321.415.766

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20134454123326.281.344.656
20124205653222.264.360.676
201116817176.262.339.618

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133153242518.292.394.726
20122854241517.284.375.725
201110114274.277.347.651

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133113212717.273.331.630
20122913832216.296.423.754
201112012053.275.367.657
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 65 58 9.2% 9.2% 1.00 90% .308 .069
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3-Year Averages MAJ   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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.276 AVG
GOOD
90% Contact Rate
ELITE
.308 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.345 SLG
TERRIBLE
.069 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.00 BB/K
ELITE
9.2% BB Rate
GOOD
9.2% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.683 OPS
POOR
.338 OBP
GOOD

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Jose Altuve (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Doug Fister WAS 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 .750 .750 1.500
Nate Jones CHI-A 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 .750 .750 1.500
Randy Wolf AZ 9 5 1 1 1 0 0 .556 .889 1.489
Jason Vargas KC 9 5 1 3 0 0 0 .556 .889 1.444
Shaun Marcum CLE 7 5 0 1 0 1 0 .714 .714 1.429
Kyle Lohse MIL 12 6 1 3 0 0 0 .500 .833 1.333
Kameron Loe KC 6 2 1 1 2 1 0 .333 .833 1.333
Christian Friedrich COL 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .750 1.250
Tyler Clippard WAS 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .750 1.250
Brandon Maurer SEA 4 2 0 2 0 1 1 .500 .750 1.250

Worst Matchups for Jose Altuve (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Santiago Casilla SF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Kris Medlen ATL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Shelby Miller STL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Edinson Volquez PIT 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Josh Lindblom OAK 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Cliff Lee PHI 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jared Hughes PIT 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Aaron Harang ATL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Luke Hochevar KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Wade Davis KC 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Jose Altuve: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Altuve went 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and his second stolen base of the season Thursday against the Yankees.

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Altuve went 2-for-4 with two RBI, a run and a stolen base Tuesday against the Yankees.

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Altuve has seven hits in seven spring games, hitting .318.

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Altuve went 2-for-4 Monday night as the Astros fell to the Reds 6-1.

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Altuve went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored to help lead the Astros past the Angels by a score of 9-7 on Friday.

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Altuve had a big day Monday, going 4-for-5 with two runs, an RBI and a stolen base.

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Altuve is in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, Richard Dean of CSNHouston.com reports.

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Altuve is not in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, Richard Dean of CSNHouston.com reports.

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Altuve (quadriceps) is back in the Astros' lineup Tuesday in Oakland, MLB.com reports.

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Altuve (quad) is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Rangers, according to Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle.

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Altuve has been "gutting it out" as of late, as he continues to deal with an injured left quadriceps, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Altuve (quadriceps) is back in the Astros' lineup Saturday in Minnesota, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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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.