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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

VIDEO: Jose Altuve leaves his feet to hit a high fastball

Astros second baseman Jose Altuve came into Monday leading all of baseball with 220 hits. No one else had more than 193, so he’s way ahead of the pack.

Altuve is also 5-foot-6, so sometimes getting to a high pitch can be a challenge. On Monday night, he literally left his feet trying to reach a high fastball.

Weird.  I assume this was part of a hit and run attempt, but since this was an Astros-Rangers game surely no one was watching so I guess we’ll never know for sure.

This is also reason #365 why being a catcher sucks.

Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: September 23, 2014 at 05:26 AM | 6 comment(s)
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