Welcome to Appy Astros, a blog dedicated to following current & former Greeneville Astros, the Appalachian League affiliate of the Houston Astros. Here you will find reports on current G-Stros, updates on the development of former G-Stros and occasionally an update on what has happened to the guys who have hung up their spikes.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Jose Altuve is the LVBP Player of the Week

Understatement of the day: Jose Altuve had a pretty good week back in his home of Venezuela.  According to the press release, announcing the weekly award: (gotta love Google Translator)

In short, Jose Altuve during the fourth week took 23 turns in which officers discharged a dozen rockets, which included 4 doubles and a triple, to leave .522 average, in addition to charter 6 stripes and step on the plate 4 times.
Altuve has hit in nine of his last ten games and has had multiple hit games six times out of the last ten.  In fact he has had multi hit games each of the last four games. He has risen to second in the league with a .394 average.

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