All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Just when you think further evidence couldn't be provided in regards to the Houston Astros I'm no professional lip reader, but I think it's pretty clear what Altuve is saying here. Altuve’s threat as an aggressive baserunner has emerged early this season, especially while the offense struggled with runners in scoring position. The "piece" he's referring to? The starter struck out Bregman but seemed preoccupied with Altuve — for good reason. The Venezuelan Altuve took her out of the park in the first inning and the Puerto Rican Correa in the second.
George Springer sat for a game last week when mired in a similar malaise. The first occurred with bold fourth-inning baserunning. Cuban Yulieski Gurriel 5-1, with a run scored. Liz Roscher. Jose Altuve walloped a hanging slider from Aroldis Chapman for a walk-off two-run home run, sending the Astros to their second World Series in three years. Hitters around the league are struggling after a truncated series of summer camp workouts; Altuve is not immune. The appearance of Javier, 23, has been crucial for the Astros, who cannot count on their ace Justin Verlander due to an injury to his right arm.Bumgarner (0-2) had his worst start of the course with eight touchdowns in more than four and a third episodes.For the Astros, the Venezuelan José Altuve 5-1, with a run scored and an RBI. Dominican Cristian Javier (1-0) did an excellent job in the second start of his career, and conceded a run on four hits in six innings. Another arrived with more authority, the sort of swing that suggests he’s emerging from a dreadful start to his season.And in the eighth, Altuve extended an inning with a well-struck double. PHOENIX (AP) – Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa hit solo home runs, George Springer hit a two-run double and the Houston Astros pounded Madison Bumgarner Tuesday to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-2. He did, at LSU, where he covered the Tigers baseball team for nearly four years. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Gallen did not want to chance it.
Jose Altuve hit a game-ending walk-off home run off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 … Yahoo Sports October 18, 2018, 12:13 PM PDT. Altuve stole second base on the first pitch of Michael Brantley’s plate appearance.“He picked so many times that I knew he would give up at some time,” Altuve said. Altuve was placed on the injured list on May 12 with a left hamstring strain, missing 35 games until returning versus the Cincinnati Reds on June 19. The first two weeks of his season were an ugly slump. A first-inning strikeout only prolonged his misery.Dusty Baker didn’t feel an urge to interfere. Jose Altuve always will remember his walk-off home run that sent the Houston Astros to the World Series with a Game 6 win of the American League Championship Series … Teammates cheered from the dugout, but Gallen went to work.During the next at-bat against Bregman, Gallen threw to first base 11 times. Puerto Ricans Carlos Correa 3-3, with two runs scored and one RBI; Martín Maldonado 2-0, with one produced.For the Diamondbacks, Dominicans Ketel Marte 3-0; 2-0 Starling Mars. He awoke Thursday with three hits in his last 34 plate appearances. Baker resisted the urge to act similarly with Altuve, the heartbeat of Houston’s order.Concern for Altuve existed — Baker lamented how late he appeared on some hittable fastballs — but never to a level that required drastic action. (AP Photo/Matt York) It seems to me like he's saying in Spanish "La camisa no, la camisa no" which translates to "Not the shirt, not the shirt"Regardless of what he was saying to his teammates, he seemed awfully concerned with his jersey while running towards the mob of celebrating players. “Before today’s game, I felt a little early, sometimes late. He entered it 3 for his previous 34 and with a .146 batting average. Just when you think further evidence couldn't be provided in regards to the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal, there appears to be another instance of cheating caught on camera, and this one is pretty damning. He covered most of the Astros' 2015 playoff run, too, as an intern for MLB.com After a two-out walk for George Springer, Altuve clubbed an 84-mph slider for his second home run of the series — and fifth of the postseason. PHOENIX — José Altuve arrived two weeks late, a reminder that even one of this sport’s best hitters is human. Is a security guard keeping us from knowing the truth about Jose Altuve's home run? All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only. Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith.Full-year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. Crichton tried to pound him inside with a sinker, and Altuve pulled it down the third-base line.“I felt, obviously, pretty good,” Altuve said. It allowed Alex Bregman to grab a bat in the situation he most covets.Bregman struck a go-ahead two-run home run against Arizona reliever Stefan Crichton.Altuve finished the game 3 for 4. Jose Altuve, who hit the walk-off home run in Game 6 of the ALCS off Aroldis Chapman, appeared to mouth the phrase "I got a piece on" to his teammates before being mobbed at home plate.