Jose Altuve (33, Houston Astros), a 토토사이트 “small giant” who had been away for a while due to injury, has returned. It is expected to be of great help to the team’s ranking competition.
Houston will play a home game against the Texas Rangers at Minute Made Park in Houston, Texas, on the 27th (Korea Standard Time).
Before the game, good news came to Houston. Altuve’s return from injury. Altuve will also start as the team’s first and second baseman immediately.
Altuve was placed on the injured list earlier this month after suffering pain in his side during batting training. This is the second injury suffered this season.
Altuve suffered a fracture in his right thumb when he was hit by a pitch during the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) in March.
The return of Altuve, the leader of the batting line, means that Houston will be stronger. Houston is currently in a fierce battle with Texas for the lead in the Earth.
Houston narrowed the gap with Texas to one game with a 58-44 winning rate of 0.569 until the 26th. They won on the 25th and 26th, narrowing the gap.
If Houston catches Texas on Altuve’s return day on the 27th, it can become a joint leader in the district. It’s the return of the defending champion.
Altuve played only 32 games this season due to injury. Before the injury, he had a batting average of 0.264, six home runs, 18 RBIs, 25 points, 32 hits, and a 0.371 OPS 0.850 on-base percentage.
Attention is focusing on whether the return of Altuve, the team’s leader, will wake up the true power of defending champion Houston, who has not been able to take the lead.