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José Altuve    \al-TOO-vay\

Jose Carlos Altuve (Gigante) (twitter: @JoseAltuve27)

Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 6", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: May 6, 1990 in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela
Signed
by the Houston Astros as an amateur free agent in 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 20, 2011 (Age 21.075, 17,619th in MLB history)   vs. WSN 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Astros 2011-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2017, 4 yrs/$12.5M (14-17) & 18-19 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 3.072, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Octagon [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 21 HOU NL 57 234 221 26 61 10 1 2 12 7 3 5 29 .276 .297 .357 .654 81 79 5 2 5 1 0 4
2012 ★ 22 HOU NL 147 630 576 80 167 34 4 7 37 33 11 40 74 .290 .340 .399 .740 101 230 8 6 4 4 0 *4 AS
2013 23 HOU AL 152 672 626 64 177 31 2 5 52 35 13 32 85 .283 .316 .363 .678 89 227 24 2 4 8 5 *4/D
2014 ★ 24 HOU AL 158 707 660 85 225 47 3 7 59 56 9 36 53 .341 .377 .453 .830 135 299 20 5 1 5 7 *4/D AS,MVP-13,SS
2015 25 HOU AL 16 75 68 5 21 2 0 1 8 5 1 6 6 .309 .365 .382 .747 112 26 0 0 1 0 2 *4
5 Yrs 530 2318 2151 260 651 124 10 22 168 136 37 119 247 .303 .341 .400 .741 106 861 57 15 15 18 14
162 Game Avg. 162 709 657 79 199 38 3 7 51 42 11 36 75 .303 .341 .400 .741 106 263 17 5 5 6 4
AL (3 yrs) 326 1454 1354 154 423 80 5 13 119 96 23 74 144 .312 .348 .408 .756 112 552 44 7 6 13 14
NL (2 yrs) 204 864 797 106 228 44 5 9 49 40 14 45 103 .286 .329 .388 .716 95 309 13 8 9 5 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 21 HOU NL 57 234 -5 1 0 3 1 0 0.0 7 7 0.7 .500 .500 0.3 0.5 4 4
2012 ★ 22 HOU NL 147 630 6 2 2 -18 3 -5 -0.5 19 14 1.4 .497 .497 3.2 -1.5 32 $483,000 *4 AS
2013 23 HOU AL 152 672 -12 1 0 -3 3 -11 -0.9 23 12 1.2 .492 .492 1.4 0.1 15 $505,700 *4/D
2014 ★ 24 HOU AL 158 707 27 8 -1 -7 4 31 3.7 24 55 6.0 .521 .521 6.6 -0.1 62 $1,250,000 *4/D AS,MVP-13,SS
2015 25 HOU AL 16 75 -0 -1 0 2 0 1 0.2 2 4 0.4 .509 .501 0.2 0.3 2 $2,500,000 *4
5 Seasons 530 2318 16 11 1 -23 12 16 2.4 76 93 9.8 .503 .503 11.8 -0.7 116 $4,738,700

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2011 21 HOU NL 234 174 22 3.4 97 .309 .276 .257 .297 .324 .357 .400 .654 .724 81 .380 -6.3 -0.6 .536 .122 .081 3.1
2012 22 HOU NL 630 436 81 5.0 101 .321 .290 .261 .340 .326 .399 .414 .740 .740 101 .544 1.0 0.1 .696 .217 .109 11.6
2013 23 HOU AL 672 498 67 3.6 96 .316 .283 .255 .316 .320 .363 .404 .678 .723 89 .397 -9.6 -1.0 .582 .166 .080 8.8
2014 24 HOU AL 707 470 114 6.5 92 .360 .341 .254 .377 .316 .453 .391 .830 .708 135 .680 30.7 3.1 .834 .238 .112 12.4
2015 25 HOU AL 75 49 10 5.5 93 .328 .309 .247 .365 .317 .382 .394 .747 .712 112 .591 1.0 0.1 .750 .221 .074 1.7
5 Yrs 2318 1627 294 4.8 96 .331 .303 .256 .341 .321 .400 .402 .741 .723 106 .539 16.8 1.7 .686 .199 .098 37.9
162 Game Avg. 709 497 90 4.8 96 .331 .303 .256 .341 .321 .400 .402 .741 .723 106 .539 5 1 .686 .199 .098 12
AL (3 yrs) 1454 1017 191 5.1 94 .339 .312 .254 .348 .318 .408 .397 .756 .715 112 .559 22.1 2.2 .707 .204 .095 22.9
NL (2 yrs) 864 610 103 4.5 100 .317 .286 .260 .329 .326 .388 .410 .716 .736 95 .504 -5.3 -0.5 .651 .191 .102 14.7

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 HOU NL 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 HOU AL 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0
2 Yrs (2 GP) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2011 21 HOU NL 234 0.9% 12.4% 2.1% 5.6% 21% 5.80 7.6 110.5 18.4 1.02 1.42 82% 18% 2.6% 16%
2012 22 HOU NL 630 1.1% 11.8% 6.4% 7.1% 27% 1.85 7.8 82.3 15.6 1.11 1.33 79% 18% 3.2% 8%
2013 23 HOU AL 672 0.7% 12.7% 4.8% 5.7% 22% 2.66 7.4 125.2 12.0 1.00 1.30 81% 24% 2.0% 7%
2014 24 HOU AL 707 1.0% 7.5% 5.1% 8.1% 25% 1.47 12.5 94.3 11.2 0.96 1.11 86% 24% 2.6% 12%
2015 25 HOU AL 75 1.3% 8.0% 8.0% 4.0% 14% 1.00 11.3 68.0 8.5 0.82 0.62 81% 17% 3.6% 18%
5 Yrs 2318 1.0% 10.7% 5.1% 6.7% 24% 2.08 8.7 97.8 12.8 1.01 1.23 82% 21% 2.6% 10%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.7% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 2.49 4.6 36.2 8.5 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 21 HOU NL -6.3 -0.6 248 -1.0 3.7 -4.7 1.09 -0.5 -0.5 -6.1 -0.6 0.96 -5.5 0.69 2
2012 22 HOU NL 1.0 0.1 686 -0.6 10.0 -10.6 .97 0.7 -1.3 3.3 0.3 0.90 5.1 2.75 2
2013 23 HOU AL -9.6 -1.0 740 -1.6 10.2 -11.8 .99 -2.3 0.6 -15.2 -1.5 0.92 -16.0 0
2014 24 HOU AL 29.9 3.0 792 3.0 14.8 -11.7 1.02 2.6 0.4 25.1 2.5 0.94 23.3 4.58 1
2015 25 HOU AL 1.0 0.1 83 0.2 1.5 -1.3 1.12 -0.1 0.3 2.0 0.2 0.97 -0.2 0
5 Yrs 16.0 1.6 2549 0.1 40.2 -40.1 1.01 0.5 -0.4 9.0 0.9 0.93 6.8 2.29 5

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2011 21 HOU NL 3 0 35% 85 7 3 70% 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 9 43% 9 6 3 6 5 1 13 5 8
2012 22 HOU NL 12 0 35% 263 33 11 75% 30 11 2 0 1 0 4 3 8 3 4 0 1 18 45% 20 14 6 8 4 4 28 11 15
2013 23 HOU AL 4 0 29% 249 35 13 73% 28 9 7 3 0 1 8 3 12 0 6 4 2 15 43% 26 15 9 12 7 5 9 2 6
2014 24 HOU AL 8 0 30% 324 56 9 86% 47 8 8 1 1 0 4 1 7 2 3 1 1 23 47% 27 20 7 3 0 3 30 11 18
2015 25 HOU AL 0 0 15% 27 5 1 83% 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 67% 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
5 Yrs 27 0 31% 948 136 37 79% 115 32 19 4 2 1 19 8 30 6 14 5 5 65 45% 84 56 26 29 16 13 81 29 48

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2011 21 HOU NL 234 26% 61 12 3 2 1 0 0 0.69 2 0 6 1 1 2 0 1 9 5 56% 48 5 10% 29 11 38% 137 14 10% 13 8 62% 14 10 71% 0
2012 22 HOU NL 630 27% 167 27 0 2 1 0 0 2.75 7 0 13 5 2 4 3 0 6 4 67% 87 8 9% 41 16 39% 267 31 12% 17 11 65% 11 5 45% 0
2013 23 HOU AL 672 29% 177 27 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 12 2 3 4 1 0 5 4 80% 105 24 23% 67 25 37% 346 52 15% 30 19 63% 30 20 67% 0
2014 24 HOU AL 707 23% 225 39 1 1 0 0 0 4.58 7 1 10 3 4 4 3 0 1 1 100% 120 20 17% 50 14 28% 348 55 16% 35 25 71% 17 8 47% 0
2015 25 HOU AL 75 28% 21 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 100% 7 0 0% 3 1 33% 39 7 18% 2 2 100% 3 3 100% 0
5 Yrs 2318 26% 651 111 5 5 2 0 0 2.29 22 1 45 11 11 15 7 1 22 15 68% 367 57 16% 190 67 35% 1137 159 14% 97 65 67% 75 46 61% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2011 21 HOU NL 236 728 3.08 522 71.7% 20.7% 11.3% 30.1% 37.9% 79.3% 0.0% 56.9% 85.7% 42.8% 2.1% 5 0 8.5% 20 8 5.5% 13 7 7 21 24.1% 0 0 0
2012 22 HOU NL 631 2131 3.38 1385 65.0% 32.5% 7.1% 23.6% 36.8% 67.5% 0.0% 43.9% 89.5% 30.1% 2.5% 16 1 10.5% 66 24 6.8% 43 25 34 40 45.9% 0 0 0
2013 23 HOU AL 679 2206 3.25 1475 67.5% 27.5% 10.4% 24.6% 37.5% 72.5% 2.7% 48.9% 85.7% 36.5% 3.2% 22 0 11.5% 78 32 6.2% 42 18 29 56 34.1% 0 0 0
2014 24 HOU AL 708 2200 3.11 1487 68.3% 24.7% 7.5% 26.6% 41.2% 75.3% 3.2% 51.4% 90.1% 38.6% 4.0% 28 2 10.2% 72 30 5.6% 40 16 17 36 32.1% 0 0 0
2015 25 HOU AL 75 233 3.11 152 67.6% 27.6% 5.3% 25.7% 41.4% 72.4% 9.9% 48.9% 92.7% 34.7% 5.3% 4 0 12.0% 9 1 4.0% 3 0 1 5 16.7% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 2329 7498 3.22 5021 67.4% 27.4% 8.5% 25.5% 38.6% 72.6% 2.1% 49.0% 88.2% 36.0% 3.2% 75 3 10.5% 245 95 6.1% 141 66 88 158 35.6% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.9% 27.7% 15.9% 27.1% 29.4% 72.3% 1.4% 46.2% 78.1% 26.9% 4.6% 13.8% 8.3% 24.2%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 21 57 234 221 26 61 10 1 2 12 7 3 5 29 .276 .297 .357 .654 81 79 5 2 5 1 0
2012 22 204 864 797 106 228 44 5 9 49 40 14 45 103 .286 .329 .388 .716 95 309 13 8 9 5 0
2013 23 356 1536 1423 170 405 75 7 14 101 75 27 77 188 .285 .323 .377 .700 92 536 37 10 13 13 5
2014 24 514 2243 2083 255 630 122 10 21 160 131 36 113 241 .302 .340 .401 .741 106 835 57 15 14 18 12
2015 25 530 2318 2151 260 651 124 10 22 168 136 37 119 247 .303 .341 .400 .741 106 861 57 15 15 18 14

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2011 21 57 237 224 28 64 10 1 2 13 7 5 29 .286 .306 .366 .672 25 57
2012 22 147 636 581 84 172 35 4 7 39 34 41 74 .296 .347 .406 .753 81 147
2013 23 152 684 636 70 187 33 2 5 57 37 34 85 .294 .328 .376 .704 79 152
2014 24 158 727 677 96 242 51 3 8 66 60 39 53 .357 .394 .477 .871 126 158
2015 25 16 78 70 6 23 2 0 1 9 5 7 6 .329 .390 .400 .790 11 16
5 Yrs 530 2362 2188 284 688 131 10 23 184 143 126 247 .314 .353 .415 .768 322 530
162 Game Avg. 162 722 669 87 210 40 3 7 56 44 39 75 .314 .353 .415 .768 98 530



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2014 AL (13, 10%)
0.10 Career Shares (945th)

Silver Sluggers
2014 AL (2B)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2014 AL  6.0 (10th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2014 AL  6.0 (7th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2014 AL  6.6 (3rd)

Batting Average s c a p y
2014 AL  .341 (1st)

On-Base% s c a p y
2014 AL  .377 (8th)

Games Played s c a p y
2014 AL  158 (9th)

At Bats s c a p y
2013 AL  626 (8th)
2014 AL  660 (2nd)
2015 AL  68 (4th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2014 AL  707 (3rd)
2015 AL  75 (8th)

Hits s c a p y
2014 AL  225 (1st)
2015 AL  21 (9th)

Total Bases s c a p y
2014 AL  299 (8th)

Doubles s c a p y
2014 AL  47 (2nd)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2012 NL  33 (7th)
2013 AL  35 (6th)
2014 AL  56 (1st)
2015 AL  5 (1st)
Active  136 (36th)

Singles s c a p y
2012 NL  122 (7th)
2013 AL  139 (3rd)
2014 AL  168 (1st)
2015 AL  18 (2nd)

Runs Created s c a p y
2014 AL  114 (7th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2014 AL  266 (2nd)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2014 AL  .681 (8th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2015 AL  1 (10th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2013 AL  8 (5th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2015 AL  2 (4th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2013 AL  24 (2nd)
2014 AL  20 (9th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2012 NL  11 (5th)
2013 AL  13 (1st)
2014 AL  9 (5th)
2015 AL  1 (8th)

SB % s c a p y
2014 AL  86.15 (8th)
Active  78.61 (33rd)
Career  78.61 (72nd)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2015 AL  1.7 (10th)

AB per SO s c a p y
2012 NL  7.8 (10th)
2014 AL  12.5 (2nd)
2015 AL  11.3 (5th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2013 AL  498 (4th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2014 AL  3.0 (10th)

Youngest s c a p y
2011 NL  born 1990-05-06 (4th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 11 (223), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 24 (941), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 36 (540), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 14 (1202), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Second Base (190th), 9.8 career WAR/9.8 7yr-peak WAR/9.8 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 20) = 69.3 career WAR/44.4 7yr-peak WAR/56.9 JAWS

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