‘Little giant’ Altuve returns from injury to lead HOU to upset win
Jose Altuve (33, Houston Astros) is back after being sidelined by injury. It will be a big boost for the team in the standings.
The Astros will host the Texas Rangers on April 27 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
Ahead of the game, the Astros received some good news. Altuve’s return from injury. Altuve will start at first and second base for the Astros.
Earlier this month, Altuve was placed on the disabled list after feeling pain in his side during batting practice. It was his second injury of the season.토토사이트
Altuve was sidelined in March with a fractured right thumb after being hit in the hand by a pitch during the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC).
The return of the batting leader means Houston will be stronger. Houston is currently in a tight race for the division lead with Texas.
Through 26 games, the Astros have closed the gap to one game with a 58-44 record and a .569 winning percentage. Wins on the 25th and 26th closed the gap.
If Houston can catch Texas on Altuve’s return day on the 27th, they can move into a tie for the district lead. The return of the defending champions.
Altuve played in just 32 games this season due to injury. Before the injury, he was batting .264 with six home runs, 18 doubles, 25 RBIs, 32 runs scored, a .371 slugging percentage and an .850 OPS.
It will be interesting to see if the return of the team’s leader, Altuve, can awaken the true power of the defending champions, who have been unable to rise to the occasion.