Jose Altuve 2B HOU 21 hours ago

Altuve will be out of the lineup Sunday against the Tigers, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Altuve has appeared in all 44 of the Astros' games this season, so Sunday's day off seems to be strictly for maintenance purposes. Marwin Gonzalez will cover second base in Altuve's absence, while George Springer settles into the leadoff spot.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 7 days ago

Altuve went hitless in four at-bats Sunday against Toronto.

The reigning batting champion is hitting .323/.376/.477 through 38 games for the Astros thus far, but he's currently going through a mini-slump, hitting only .220 over the last two weeks.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 1 week ago

Altuve went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in Friday's win over Toronto.

Altuve hit home run number five on Friday and drove in three runs to lead his team to the victory in front of their home crowd. Altuve is on his way to another spectacular season. He's slashing .338/.389/.500 with five home runs, 24 RBI, and 13 stolen bases. The American League MVP is quite possibly in his near future.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 2 weeks ago

Altuve will hit second in the Astros' order Saturday.

Houston is tinkering a little with the top of the order, moving Jake Marisnick to the leadoff spot and Altuve to the two hole. This should have very little effect on his fantasy value, as he is in a prime spot to score runs and he could come up a few more times with a runner at first or second, which could allow him to drive in a few extra runs.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 2 weeks ago

Altuve was 3-for-4 in the 2-0 win over the Astros, but was caught stealing twice and picked off once.

This was strange for Altuve as he has only been caught stealing twice in 13 attempts thus far this season. With that said, Altuve's three hits puts him in second in the league in hits with 44 on the season.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 3 weeks ago

Altuve's 11-game hitting streak came to an end Sunday as he went hitless in three at-bats in the Astros' 7-6 win over the Mariners. He

The two-time All-Star, who went 23-for-51 (.451) during the 11-game hitting streak, drew an intentional walk in the game but failed to score or drive in any runs. He'll look to begin a new streak when Houston opens a three-game series with Texas on Monday.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 3 weeks ago

Altuve kept his multi-hit game hitting streak alive Thursday night, going 3-for-5 with a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift Houston to a 3-2 win over Seattle.

Altuve doubled among his three hits as he extended his multi-hit game hitting streak to eight games. He also stole his ninth base of the season, and and stole his ninth base of the season to take the AL-lead in the category.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 4 weeks ago

Altuve extended his multi-hit game streak to seven games Wednesday with two hits against the Padres.

Altuve hit his sixth double of the season and drove in a pair of runs Wednesday to raise his batting average to .355 over 93 at-bats.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 4 weeks ago

Altuve, who doubled twice among four hits Tuesday night at San Diego, is hitting .429 (15-for-35) during a seven-game hitting streak.

The reigning AL batting champion actually has a six game multi-hit game hitting streak, as he's been tearing the cover off the ball after going 1-for-11 (.091) to open 2015. Altuve also stole his eighth base of the season Tuesday, which ties him with teammate George Springer for the lead in the AL.

Jose Altuve 2B HOU 1 month ago

Altuve went 2-for-5 Saturday with a three-run home run.

After hitting just seven jacks last season, Altuve is off to a quick start in the power department in 2015. If he can add even double-digit home runs to his profile, the Astros' second baseman's fantasy value would become truly elite.