Altuve went 2-for-3 with two walks, a double, two runs and an RBI in Game 6 of the ALCS.
Altuve played a key role in a four-run fifth inning for the Astros, clubbing an RBI double and also coming around to score. Despite some defensive problems, Altuve has had a resurgence at the plate this postseason. In 12 games and 56 plate appearances, he's hitting .364/.500/.750 with five home runs, 11 RBI and 10 runs scored.
Altuve went 2-for-4 with a homer and a pair of RBI in Wednesday's ALCS Game 4 win over the Rays.
Altuve's sudden throwing issues have been the primary storyline surrounding him this postseason, though his bat has been just fine. He didn't make an error in this one, and his pair of RBI proved crucial in his team's 4-3 win. He opened the scoring with a solo shot off Tyler Glasnow in the bottom of the first and added another run two innings later on an RBI double. His five homers thus far in the playoffs already match his total from the regular season.
Altuve went 2-for-5 with a solo home run Sunday in the Astros' 2-1 loss to the Rays in Game 1 of the ALCS.
Altuve staked Houston to an early lead with his leadoff blast of Blake Snell, but the Astros weren't able to muster much offense the rest of the way in the series opener. The second baseman endured a rough regular season, but his bat is heating up at the right time for Houston. He'll now left the yard in three consecutive postseason contests.
Altuve went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and a single during Wednesday's loss to the Athletics in Game 3 of the ALDS.
Altuve launched a 440-foot solo homer in the first inning off Jesus Luzardo. The veteran is now hitting 5-for-12 with three RBI against Oakland heading into a potential series-clinching Game 4.
Altuve went 3-for-5 with a three-run home run, a double and another run scored during Thursday's win over the Rangers.
Altuve extended Houston's lead with a three-run homer against Lance Lynn in the sixth inning. It was just the fourth home run of the year for the 30-year-old, who has turned in quite the disappointing season compared to his 2019 campaign. Overall, he's batting .225/.288/.341.
Altuve went 1-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Diamondbacks.
Altuve split the gap in the sixth inning to plate George Springer then later scored the eventual game-winning run on a Kyle Tucker single. Altuve's run-producing force out in the third inning snapped a 15-game streak without an RBI. The veteran has back-to-back games with extra-base hits.
Altuve went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Texas.
Altuve returned to the lineup Tuesday after being activated from the injured list. In an atypical season, Altuve has produced atypical numbers, with his .598 OPS checking in nearly 300 points lower than his 2019 figure.
Altuve (knee) was activated from the 10-day injured list and is starting Tuesday against the Rangers, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
Altuve spent just over 10 days sidelined with a right knee sprain, but he'll be available for Houston going forward. The 30-year-old hit in the batting cage Saturday and should now resume his role as the Astros' primary second baseman. He'll bat second in Tuesday's lineup while playing second base against the Rangers.
Altuve (knee) hit in the batting cage Saturday and could return during the Astros' upcoming homestand, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
Altuve has been steadily progressing in recent games as he continues to work his way back from a right knee sprain. The 30-year-old ran earlier in the week before taking swings Saturday. Manager Dusty Baker was optimistic that Altuve could return during the homestand that runs from Tuesday in Texas through Sunday in Arizona.
Manager Dusty Baker said that Altuve (knee) "looked good" while running Tuesday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Altuve was placed on the injured list with a right knee sprain over the weekend, but he was reportedly feeling better Monday. A timetable for his return hasn't been established yet, but he appears to be making positive progress early in his recovery.
Altuve (knee) is feeling better but has yet to resume baseball activities, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Altuve left Thursday's game against the Rangers with right knee discomfort and landed on the injured list Saturday, so it's not as if he's been shut down for a particularly long period. It's not yet clear whether or not he'll need more than a minimum-length stay on the injured list.
Altuve (knee) was placed on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to Friday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Altuve underwent an MRI on Friday that revealed a right knee sprain, and he had already been ruled out for the Astros' weekend series. However, he'll now miss additional time so he can fully recover. Aledmys Diaz should serve as the primary second baseman while Altuve heals.
Altuve is dealing with a right knee sprain, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
Altuve underwent an MRI on Friday, and manager Dusty Baker said that his injury was revealed to be a knee sprain. He's not in the lineup Friday and is unlikely to play during the Astros' weekend series against the Yankees. Aledmys Diaz should fill in at second base while Altuve is sidelined.
Altuve (knee) is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Angels, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
Altuve left Thursday's game with right knee discomfort, though an MRI on Friday revealed no serious injuries He'll sit for at least one game, however, with Aledmys Diaz getting the start at second base.
Altuve (knee) is considered day-to-day after undergoing an MRI on Friday, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports.
The 30-year-old was removed from Thursday's contest with right knee discomfort after a hard slide into third base, but it appears he avoided a serious injury. Altuve previously underwent surgery on the same knee following the 2018 campaign. It's unclear if he'll be available for Friday's matchup with the Angels, though it wouldn't be surprising if the Astros stay cautious and give him a couple days to rest up.
Altuve will receive an MRI on his right knee Friday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
Altuve exited Thursday's series finale against the Rangers with knee discomfort after sliding hard into third base in the first inning. He'll have further tests as the Astros look to determine the severity of the injury. Altuve previously required surgery on the same knee following the 2018 season.
Altuve left Thursday's game with right knee discomfort, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.
The video looked more like a potential groin injury than a knee injury, but this is a bit more concerning. The team may opt to send him for tests, but for now he should be considered day-to-day.
Altuve left Thursday's game after the second inning after suffering an apparent groin injury sliding into third base, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
The injury looked painful, but we're still waiting on specifics. Aledmys Diaz moved to second base and Abraham Toro entered at third base.
Altuve went 3-for-5 and scored twice in a loss to Texas on Tuesday.
The veteran collected his third three-hit game of the campaign in the loss, though each of his base knocks were singles. It has been a down season for Altuve, who is hitting an uncharacteristic .225 overall. After seeming to get back on track in mid-August, the second baseman entered Tuesday's contest hitting only .150 (3-for-20) over his previous six games.
Altuve went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored in Saturday's 13-2 loss to the Padres.
After a brief period in which Altuve dropped to sixth and seventh in the batting order, he was returned to his customary two-hole and has since broken out of a season-long slump. The resurgence Altuve began in the final two games of the series in Colorado traveled with him for the first two games of the series in San Diego. Altuve is 9-for-18 over the past four contests.
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|10/15||vs TB||W 4-3||2||0||1||0||0||2||0|
|10/14||vs TB||W 4-3||4||1||2||1||2||0||0|
|10/13||vs TB||L 2-5||4||1||2||1||1||1||0|
|10/12||@ TB||L 2-4||4||0||1||0||0||1||0|
|10/11||@ TB||L 1-2||5||1||2||1||1||0||0|
|10/08||vs OAK||W 11-6||3||3||1||1||2||2||0|
|10/07||vs OAK||L 7-9||5||1||3||1||1||0||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2011||AA-Corpus Christi Hooks||35||144||21||52||9||3||5||25||7||14||5||5||.361||.388||.569|
|2019||AAA-Round Rock Express||5||21||3||4||0||1||0||0||2||7||0||0||.191||.261||.286|