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Altuve had two hits and a walk in Sunday's 6-1 win over the Angels.

The two-time All-Star leads the major leagues in hits (206) and batting average (.339), while his 52 stolen bases rank third. Not only is Altuve two and a half weeks away from becoming the Astros' first batting champion, he's five hits shy of breaking Craig Biggio's single-season club record.

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Altuve went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Saturday's loss to the Angels.

Altuve, who is hitting a remarkable .338 for the season, picked up two hits again for the third game in a row and now finds himself six hits away from Craig Biggio's 1998 Houston Astros franchise record of 210 hits in a season.

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Altuve (undisclosed) is back in the lineup Saturday against the Angels.

Altuve was likley pulled from the game as a result of a six-run deficit, and he is back in the lineup Saturday. He has been unstoppable at the plate this season, leading the league with a .337 batting average, and will get a chance to improve on that Saturday.

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Altuve was removed from Friday's game for an undisclosed reason, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Altuve's removal may have been the function of the Astros facing a six-run deficit late in Friday's game, but the team did not provide a reason upon his departure. In addition to a league leading .336 batting average, Altuve has been a great source of steals and runs scored, making his case to be considered an elite second baseman heading into 2015.

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Altuve went 4-for-5 with a double, home run, two RBI, two runs scored and a steal during Tuesday's 8-3 win over the Angels.

The home run was Altuve's seventh of the season and the stolen base was his 50th. The 24-year-old second baseman leads MLB in hits (193) and batting average (.340) while being tied for first with five four-hit games this season.

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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.

The two-time All-Star leads the Major Leagues in hits (173), batting average (.339) and multi-hit games (53) and is six weeks away from becoming the Astros' first batting champion.

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

It was the All-Star second baseman's 51st multi-hit game of the season.

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

Altuve had two hits in the game, including a solo shot in the first inning off Twins starter Tommy Milone. The 24-year-old isn't known for his power, but he's having the best season of his young career with a .336 batting average and 46 stolen bases, both of which lead the American League.

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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.

The All-Star second baseman missed Saturday's game after exiting Friday's game early with neck discomfort, but was right back at the keystone Sunday in a loss against Texas.

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

Altuve exited Friday's contest early with neck discomfort and missed Saturday as a result. He appears to have satisfied trainers to the point that he is back at second Sunday, but is hitting second in the order behind Robbie Grossman.