Altuve went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, a stolen base and two runs scored Tuesday in a 4-1 win over the Yankees in Game 3 of the ALCS.
Altuve connected for a solo homer off of New York starter Luis Severino with one out in the top of the first inning to get the Astros on the board. The 29-year-old has managed at least one hit in all eight of Houston's postseason games in 2019 and is slashing .375/.412/.813 with four homers and two doubles in 32 at-bats. Altuve's second-inning steal was his first of these playoffs after he swiped a career-low six bags (11 attempts) during the regular season.
Altuve is expected to be out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Angels, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Altuve started the last seven contests and will take the day off with the Astros expected to make a pre-dawn arrival into Los Angeles on Thursday. The 29-year-old has a .284/.329/.541 slash line with five home runs through 19 games in September.
Altuve went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 6-4 win over the Angels.
Altuve got a five-run first inning started, leading off with his 30th home run. It marked the first 30-homer season for the second baseman, who cleared the fences for a second straight game and the fifth time in the last nine games.
Altuve went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Rangers.
Altuve's seventh-inning blast gave Houston a two-run cushion it would need to close out the Rangers, who plated a run the following frame. The home run was Altuve's fourth in the last eight games and gives him 29 for the season.
Altuve will sit Sunday against the Royals, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Altuve hits the bench for just the third time since late July. He's been in typical elite form over his last 10 games, hitting .325/.386/.650 with three homers. Aledmys Diaz will start at second base.
Altuve went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a walk and a stolen base in a loss to Oakland on Thursday.
Altuve brought Houston to within a run with a solo shot to left field in the eighth inning but flied out with the tying run on base in the ninth. The 2017 AL MVP started off slowly this season but has been on fire since returning from a hamstring injury in mid-June, hitting .333 with 18 homers and 45 RBI in his last 306 at-bats.
Altuve went 3-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and a second run scored in Monday's 15-0 win over the Athletics.
Altuve has hit safely in 15 of the last 16 games, slashing .364/.394/.652 during that stretch. That's just one chunk of games during a monster second half in which he's been a different hitter than he was in the first half. That suggests the hamstring injury he dealt with during May and June played a role in his depressed early season numbers. Altuve, who had .781 OPS in 55 first-half games, has a 1.051 OPS over 54 games since the All-Star break.
Altuve will sit Tuesday against Milwaukee, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
Altuve is riding a 10-game hitting streak, posting a .333/.340/.600 line over that stretch. Aledmys Diaz will start at second base in his absence.
Altuve went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in a loss to the Rays on Thursday.
Altuve blasted a 428-foot shot to center field in the sixth inning for his 25th home run of the season. That surpasses his previous career high of 24 long balls, established twice in the previous three campaigns. The 29-year-old has been red-hot since the start of July, hitting .346 with 15 homers and 37 RBI in 208 at-bats.
Altuve went 2-for-5 with a home run, a double, two RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's 11-2 win over the Angels.
A close game turned into a rout when the Astros plated seven runs in the eighth inning as Altuve's two-run blast capped the scoring. It was his 24th home run, tying his previous career high set in 2016 (he did it again in 2017).
Altuve went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI in a victory over the Tigers on Tuesday.
Altuve belted a solo homer in the first inning and knocked in another run with an infield single in the second. The 29-year-old has had a productive August, hitting .308 (24-for-78) with seven long balls, 15 RBI and 23 runs scored in 18 games. After a slow start to the season, Altuve has raised his slash line to .302/.362/.546 through 406 plate appearances.
Altuve is not in the lineup Monday against the Tigers, Hunter Atkins of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Altuve will get what appears to be a well-deserved day off after starting the past 25 games, slashing .352/.419/.676 with nine home runs, 20 RBI, two stolen bases and an 11:13 BB:K during that stretch. Per Brian McTaggart of MLB.com, Jack Mayfield is starting at the keystone and hitting eighth in place of Altuve on Monday.
Altuve went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run and three runs overall Wednesday against the White Sox.
Altuve took Evan Marshall deep in the eighth inning, briefly knotting the game at nine. It was his 22nd homer of the season, nearing his career-best mark of 24 that he posted in both the 2016 and 2017 seasons. While Altuve continues to deliver at the plate to the tune of .307/.368/.561 line, he has managed just four steals -- putting him on pace for the lowest total of his career by a wide margin.
Altuve went a combined 2-for-8 with a walk and a solo home run in Tuesday's doubleheader split with the White Sox.
Manager AJ Hinch wanted to give Altuve at least one game off Tuesday, but he opted not to after Alex Bregman (shoulder) was unavailable, per Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle. The manager is still hoping to give Altuve a break, so anticipate that happening once Bregman becomes available.
Altuve went 3-for-6 with a home run, a double, three runs scored and three RBI in Saturday's 23-2 win at Baltimore.
The Astros set a franchise record for runs scored in a single game with 23, and Altuve made his mark early on with a two-run homer in the first inning. The 29-year-old is tearing it up since the All-Star break with a .387/.438/.748 slash line and 10 home runs in 26 games.
Altuve went 1-for-3 with a walk, a solo home run and a second run scored in Wednesday's 14-3 rout of the Rockies.
That's now three homers in the last five games for Altuve and 19 on the year, as the second baseman continues his hot start to the second half. While the 29-year-old is well on his way to a career high in home runs, running may no longer be a part of his game -- Altuve's just 4-for-7 on steal attempts this season, although he is 3-for-4 since the beginning of July.
Altuve went 2-for-5 with a double, a solo home run and two additional runs scored in Saturday's 9-0 win over the Mariners.
The second baseman has been on a tear since the All-Star break, hitting .404 (36-for-89) with eight homers, 20 RBI and 21 runs in his last 21 games. The hot streak has boosted Altuve's OPS on the year to .907, and with 18 homers he's on pace to top his career high of 24 despite having missed over a month of the season with a hamstring strain.
Altuve went 1-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in Friday's 10-2 win over the Mariners.
Altuve's only hit of the night left the yard, a two-run blast that also scored George Springer in the fourth inning. Altuve added his third RBI of the night on a groundout in the eighth inning. Over his last six games, the second baseman has gone 12-for-23 with two homers, six RBI and six runs scored. Overall, the 29-year-old has 17 homers, 44 RBI and 48 runs scored in 75 games this season.
Altuve went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Indians.
Altuve entered the All-Star break hitting just .262, but he has multiple hits in 11 of the 17 games since. He's batting .411 (30-for-73) over that stretch to push his average to .300, its highest point since April 16. That run has included six home runs and 16 RBI. One of the league's finest hitters appears to have found himself after dealing with a hamstring injury that lingered since May.
Altuve went 3-for-5 with a three-run homer in Sunday's 6-2 win over St. Louis.
Altuve's three-run blast in the fifth inning, his 16th in 2019, gave Houston a 5-0 lead. He's knocked six long balls in July, raising his OPS from .784 to .872 in the process. Now that he's healthy, Altuve is seemingly back to his dominant fantasy ways.
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