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Jose AltuveTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Houston Astros MLB Years: 2011-2018
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Positions2B-1244, DH-25, 3B-10, SS-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Carlos Altuve
Height5-6Weight153BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 6,1990 [28.043]PlaceMaracay,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2006 by the Houston Astros.
Signing Bonus$15,000Signing ScoutsWolfgang RamosService Time6.072 (2017)
MLB DebutJuly 20,2011 [21.075]
OrganizationsHOU [11] Awards17Awards Voting4-717
TBC Player ID143550Retrosheet IDaltuj001MLBAM ID514888
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed93Power57Contact93XBH45RBIs59Runs64Hitting94Durability89Team.417Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Greeneville AstrosAppRkhou-2b18401412640932218282602102.284.320.433.7536114152.333.149.248.3275.2617.113.251.3270.5035.00
2009Greeneville AstrosAppRkhou42b19451794558202318214261602106.324.408.508.9169125208.342.184.425.40012.507.690.621.4459.6743.10
2009Tri City ValleycatsNYPLA-hou12b192176131950077281021000.250.337.316.65324587.288.066.237.3029.2011.491.250.000.0026.32
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         662555877252325286342623106.302.387.451.83811530295.326.149.369.37111.538.810.761.0285.0038.96
2010Lexington LegendsSALAhou22b20943937512115311453914334925107.308.364.445.80917529434.329.137.285.3587.6011.291.482.5335.7323.97
2010Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+hou192b20311161832524223491711007.276.333.457.7905311127.295.181.250.3477.0913.391.893.1529.0034.38
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12550993153205156742184266361014.301.357.448.80522840561.322.147.277.3557.4911.761.572.6733.9326.14
2011Lancaster JethawksCalifA+hou22b21522133887137534199192603315.408.451.6061.05712925238.443.198.333.4537.9810.921.372.1042.6028.74
2011Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou32b21351442152935255571401105.361.388.569.9578217153.373.208.257.4134.589.152.003.2728.8032.69
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         87357591392210105924142640044110.389.426.5911.01721142391.415.202.303.4376.6510.231.542.5635.7030.22
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou272b215722126611012127352925105.276.297.357.6547913234.309.081.122.2892.1412.395.800.85110.5021.31
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou272b22147576801673447373311407464408.290.340.399.73923045630.321.109.217.3256.3511.751.851.1182.2926.95
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou272b231526266417731255235133285248524.283.316.363.67922738672.316.080.166.2974.7612.652.660.74125.2021.47
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou272b24158660852254737595693653515720.341.377.453.83029957707.360.112.238.3635.097.501.470.9994.2925.33
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou272b2515463886200404156638133367936817.313.353.459.81229359689.329.146.237.3474.799.722.032.1842.5329.50
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou272b261616401082164252496301060707731115.338.399.531.93034071717.350.193.319.3938.379.761.173.3526.6732.87
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou272b2715359011220439424813265884914319.346.410.547.95732367662.370.201.344.4058.7612.691.453.6324.5832.84
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou2b28732944599182537102264321118.337.393.463.85613625324.381.126.241.3718.0213.271.651.5458.8025.25
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter10554245606134926125894402416729050542263235116.318.365.454.81919273754635.342.136.245.0006.2610.901.741.9247.7027.80
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3181262236409762030172102401101585157132.324.379.487.8666151261399.351.163.300.0007.8611.291.442.1442.0730.81
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter351442152935255571401105.361.388.569.9578217153.373.208.257.0004.589.152.003.2728.8032.69
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter833295611918995622132843143112.362.410.553.96318236365.393.191.304.0007.6711.781.542.4736.5630.25
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter943937512115311453914334925107.308.364.445.80917529434.329.137.285.0007.6011.291.482.5335.7323.97
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2176131950077281021000.250.337.316.65324587.288.066.237.0009.2011.491.250.000.0026.32
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter853207198295539296344204208.306.371.475.84615239360.338.169.347.0009.4411.671.241.3964.0039.80
Houston Astros Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter10554245606134926125894402416729050542263235116.318.365.454.81919273754635.342.136.245.0006.2610.901.741.9247.7027.80
Average MLB - Per 162 games16265293207404146837104578645518.318.365.454.81929658712.342.136.245.0006.2610.901.741.9247.7027.80
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626431202083910158852205680384116.324.379.487.86631364713.351.163.300.0007.8611.291.442.1442.0730.81

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Greeneville Astros AppRkhou182B38--891101125210199.9485.24------4095.057.6
2008Greeneville Astros AppRkhou183B1---------------402.51.5
2009Greeneville Astros AppRkhou192B43--81127831216208.9634.84------4595.664.2
2009Tri City Valleycats NYPLA-hou192B20--27632159290.9784.50------2195.226.7
2010Lexington Legends SALAhou202B91--1672321157410399.9734.38------9496.865.5
2010Lexington Legends SALAhou203B1---------------941.10.7
2010Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+hou202B26--4983220134132.9855.08------3183.918.6
2010Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+hou203B1--32--551.0005.00------313.20.7
2011Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou212B48--92137531234229.9794.77------5292.334.3
2011Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou212B25--5060217112110.9824.40------3571.417.9
2011Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou213B7--5141-2019.9502.71------3520.05.0
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou212B555146080135225217215.9913.910.47-----5796.534.0
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou222B14714212262574101183678667.9844.540.54-----147100.090.7
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou232B14514512612733939114675666.9874.590.53-----15295.489.5
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou23DH7---------------1524.64.3
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou242B156156136226845910105737727.9864.660.53-----15898.796.3
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24DH1---------------1580.60.6
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou252B1531531330247417581669664.9934.340.50-----15499.494.4
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25DH1---------------1540.60.6
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou262B1481471307206361773574567.9883.830.43-----16191.991.4
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26DH13---------------1618.18.0
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26SS1-4-2--221.0002.000.50-----1610.60.6
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou272B14914812832013511086562552.9823.700.43-----15397.492.0
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27DH3---------------1532.01.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B9539428229153225265456741124058.9874.260.49-----9530.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH25---------------250.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1-4-2--221.0002.000.50-----10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B25--5060217112110.9824.40------250.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B7--5141-2019.9502.71------70.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B74--141220751368361.9814.88------740.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--32--551.0005.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B91--1672321157410399.9734.38------910.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B20--27632159290.9784.50------200.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B81--1702371956426407.9555.02------810.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Greeneville Astros AppRkhou18---38-1-----
2009Greeneville Astros AppRkhou19---43-------
2009Tri City Valleycats NYPLA-hou19---20-------
2010Lexington Legends SALAhou20---91-1-----
2010Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+hou20---26-1-----
2011Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou21---48-------
2011Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou21---25-7-----
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21---55-------
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22---147-------
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou23---145------7
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24---156------1
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25---153------1
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26---1481-----13
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27---149------3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB222157716300330111201002.281.397.333.73019369.356.052.29815.9417.391.090.000.0018.75
2013Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB23236612235005226921202.348.408.424.83228577.390.076.1677.7911.691.500.000.0021.74
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2419596152012212700000.254.279.339.61820361.275.085.1363.2811.483.501.6459.0020.00
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2516515175005302500000.333.358.431.78922553.370.098.1963.779.432.500.000.0029.41
2015Houston AstrosWild CardMLB2514010001100100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.2500.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2015Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB25522230001011200001.136.174.136.3103023.150.000.0004.358.702.000.000.000.00
2016Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB261954915502111271500000.278.361.481.84226761.351.203.31511.4824.592.143.2827.0046.67
2017Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB271540494016505601003.225.311.400.71116546.242.175.42510.8713.041.202.1740.0055.56
2017Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB27415580034004200022.533.6321.1331.76517319.500.600.86721.0510.530.5015.795.0037.50
2017Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB27725580024104500001.320.414.560.97414229.333.240.44013.7917.241.256.9012.5025.00
2017Houston AstrosWorld SeriesMLB27731462026101700000.194.219.452.67114432.182.258.3233.1321.887.006.2515.5066.67
2018Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB28205251400251131120105.269.328.385.71320258.300.116.1735.1718.973.673.4526.0014.29
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs133379481092406371763665433012.288.353.398.75115130425.331.110.2358.4715.291.811.4163.1727.52
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14010001100100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.2500.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs9377110035015400023.297.381.541.92220342.267.244.35111.909.520.807.1412.3327.27
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs725580024104500001.320.414.560.97414229.333.240.44013.7917.241.256.9012.5025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs731462026101700000.194.219.452.67114432.182.258.3233.1321.887.006.2515.5066.67

Awards [17]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009Appalachian League All-Star (2B)1
2010South Atlantic League All-Star Team (2B)1
2011Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (2B) ... Houston Astros Minor League Player of the Year2
2014AL Silver Slugger Award (2B)1
2015AL Silver Slugger Award (2B) ... American League Gold Glove (Second Base) ... American League Player of the Week (April 27-May 3)3
2016AL Player of the Month (June) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (2B) ... American League Player of the Week (April 11-April 17)3
2017AL Player of the Month (July) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (2B) ... American League Hank Aaron Award ... American League Most Valuable Player ... American League Player of the Week (July 3–July 9) ... Baseball America Player of the Year (0)6

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-03-182BHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 5-year contract for 2020-2024 ($151m) [Extension] $21m signing bonus27.316Team Roster on 2018-03-18
2017-11-032BHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractAstros exercised option for 2018 ($6m)27.181Team Roster on 2017-11-03
2013-07-132BHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($12.5m) Club options for 2018-2019 at $6m--$6.5m23.068Team Roster on 2013-07-13
2013-05-182bHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from Bereavement List23.012Team Roster on 2013-05-18
2013-05-142bHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement list23.008Team Roster on 2013-05-14
2011-07-192bHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Corpus Christi (AA)21.074Team Roster on 2011-07-19
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2006Houston Astros-1615,000-------15,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2011Houston AstrosTeam Payroll21414,000-78947-2,722,607414,000429,000
2012Houston AstrosTeam Payroll22483,000-68424232,954,887480,000912,000
2013Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23505,700-5648383,023,990490,0001,417,7002013-07-13 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($12.5m) Club options for 2018-2019 at $6m--$6.5m
2014Houston AstrosTeam Payroll241,437,500-4188543,256,497500,0002,855,200
2015Houston AstrosTeam Payroll252,687,5004.07233412643,571,283507,5005,542,700
2016Houston AstrosTeam Payroll263,500,0005.0722961167++3,498,245507,5009,042,700
2017Houston AstrosTeam Payroll274,500,0006.0722591371++3,651,709535,00013,542,700
2018Houston AstrosTeam Payroll286,000,000-1921176++4,360,045545,00019,542,7002017-11-03 - Astros exercised option for 2018 ($6m)
2018-03-18 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2020-2024 ($151m) [Extension] $21m signing bonus
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red