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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: 175 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)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Astros 2011-2014
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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Fine Details  · Last updated Dec 17, 2014 5:17PM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #1016. Otis Nixon… #1017. Freddie Freeman… #1018. Jocko Milligan… #1019. JOSE ALTUVE… #1020. Billy Butler… #1021. Leon Wagner… #1022. Heinie Peitz… 

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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 .830 134 299 20 5 1 5 7 *4/D AS,MVP-13,SS
4 Yrs 514 2243 2083 255 630 122 10 21 160 131 36 113 241 .302 .340 .401 .741 105 835 57 15 14 18 12
162 Game Avg. 162 707 657 80 199 38 3 7 50 41 11 36 76 .302 .340 .401 .741 105 263 18 5 4 6 4
AL (2 yrs) 310 1379 1286 149 402 78 5 12 111 91 22 68 138 .313 .347 .409 .756 112 526 44 7 5 13 12
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
4 Seasons 514 2243 16 12 1 -25 12 15 2.2 74 89 9.4 .503 .503 11.6 -1.0 114 $2,238,700

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2011 HOU NL 21 2B 55 51 49 460.2 217 80 135 2 25 .991 1 3 3 8 4.20 3.91 .985 4.76 4.75
2012 HOU NL 22 2B 147 142 135 1226.2 678 257 410 11 83 .984 -11 -18 -11 -18 4.89 4.54 .984 4.77 4.72 AS
2013 HOU AL 23 2B 145 145 137 1261.2 675 273 393 9 114 .987 -4 -3 -4 -3 4.75 4.59 .985 4.64 4.62
2013 HOU AL 23 DH 7 7
2014 HOU AL 24 2B 156 156 146 1362.1 737 268 459 10 105 .986 2 -7 2 -6 4.80 4.66 .984 4.61 4.60 AS,MVP-13,SS
2014 HOU AL 24 DH 1 1 AS,MVP-13,SS
4 Seasons 2B 503 494 467 4311.1 2307 878 1397 32 327 .986 -12 -25 -3 -6 4.75 4.52 .984 4.68 4.66
2 Seasons DH 8 8
4 Seasons TOT 503 494 467 4311.1 2307 878 1397 32 327 .986 -12 -25 -3 -6 4.75 4.52 .984 4.68 4.66
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

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)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2014 AL  707 (3rd)

Hits s c a p y
2014 AL  225 (1st)

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)
Active  131 (39th)

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

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 Flies s c a p y
2013 AL  8 (5th)

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)

SB % s c a p y
2014 AL  86.15 (8th)
Active  78.44 (35th)
Career  78.44 (78th)

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

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)

Assistss c a p y
2014 AL  459 (4th)

Def. Games as 2B s c a p y
2012 NL  147 (5th)
2013 AL  145 (5th)
2014 AL  156 (2nd)
Active  503 (18th)

Putouts as 2B s c a p y
2012 NL  257 (4th)
2013 AL  273 (1st)
2014 AL  268 (2nd)
Active  878 (17th)

Assists as 2B s c a p y
2012 NL  410 (4th)
2013 AL  393 (5th)
2014 AL  459 (3rd)
Active  1,397 (15th)

Errors Committed as 2B s c a p y
2012 NL  11 (5th)
2014 AL  10 (4th)
Active  32 (19th)

Double Plays Turned as 2B s c a p y
2012 NL  83 (4th)
2013 AL  114 (1st)
2014 AL  105 (1st)
Active  327 (15th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 2Bs c a p y
Active  4.75 (11th)

Range Factor/Game as 2B s c a p y
2013 AL  4.59 (5th)
2014 AL  4.66 (5th)
Active  4.52 (10th)

Fielding % as 2B s c a p y
2013 AL  .987 (5th)
Active  .986 (10th)
Career  .986 (28th)

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 - 9 (260), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 18 (1100), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 34 (575), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 14 (1202), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Second Base (193rd), 9.4 career WAR/9.4 7yr-peak WAR/9.4 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 19) = 69.4 career WAR/44.5 7yr-peak WAR/57.0 JAWS

Transactions

  • March 6, 2007: Signed by the Houston Astros as an amateur free agent.
The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2012 22 Houston Astros $483,000 0.072 contracts
2013 23 Houston Astros $505,700 1.072 contracts
2014 24 Houston Astros $1,250,000 2.072 contracts
201525Houston Astros$2,500,0003.072
201626Houston Astros$3,500,000
201727Houston Astros$4,500,000
201828Houston Astros*$6,000,000 $6M Team Option
201929Houston Astros*$6,500,000 $6.5M Team Option
Earliest Free Agent: 2018
Career to date (may be incomplete)$2,238,700Does not include future salaries ($10.5M)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

Name + "Statistics" Translations



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Spanish: José Altuve Estadísticas
French: José Altuve statistiques
Japanese: ホセ・アルトゥーベ 統計
Polish: José Altuve Statystyki

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