Astros' Jose Altuve placed on injured list Wednesday
Houston Astros infielder Jose Altuve was placed on the injured list Wednesday afternoon.
According to general manager James Click, Altuve and four of his teammates - Yordan Alvarez, Alex Bregman, Martin Maldonado and Robel Garcia - were all placed on the injured list due to the league's health and safety protocols surrounding COVID-19. On Wednesday, Altuve will be replaced at second base by Aledmys Diaz against Detroit Tigers starter Michael Fulmer.
In 50 plate appearances this season, Altuve has a .318 batting average with an .835 OPS, 1 home run, 11 runs and 5 RBI.
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