Astros place Jose Altuve on the injured checklist for hamstring pressure

Jose Altuve, Houston Astros’ second baseman, was positioned on Wednesday’s 10-day injured checklist with a strained left quadriceps.

The 2017 AL MVP was damage whereas making an attempt to succeed in an infielder within the eighth inning of Monday evening’s recreation. The roster transfer has been rescheduled for Tuesday.

Altuve was initially positioned on the Astros’ injured checklist to forestall him from being damage, however they did so after realizing that he would possible have to relaxation for a minimum of every week.

Supervisor Dusty Baker said that it’s solely a 10-day interval and that we’ll reevaluate the state of affairs from there. He was upset. He didn’t must apologize. He’s an important man.

Baker said that the Astros would cut up second base time between AledmysDiaz and Niko Goodrum, whereas Altuve is on.

To create space for Matijevic on their 40-man roster, the Astros signed J.J. Matijevic, an infielder from Sugar Land of Pacific Coast League. Taylor Jones was additionally transferred to the 60-day injures checklist.