Houston Altuve surpasses 2,000 hits…7th MLB active player to do so

Houston Astros center fielder Jose Altuve (33) has reached the 2,000-hit plateau in his Major League Baseball (MLB) career.

Altuve celebrated his 2,000th career hit by going 3-for-5 with a home run in the leadoff spot in the lineup against the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, today (Aug. 20).

Altuve, who had 1,998 career hits before the game, became the seventh active player to reach 2,000 hits.

Altuve hit his 1,999th career hit to left field in the bottom of the first inning, and with the score 6-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning, he hit a two-run double to left field.카지노사이트

According to MLB.com, Altuve also set the all-time record for fewest games with 2,000 hits, 200 home runs and 200 stolen bases.

Altuve, who has played in the MLB since 2011, had played in 1,631 games up to this point, hitting 201 home runs and stealing 291 bases.

The most prolific player in MLB history is Pete Rose (82), who played from 1963 to 1986 and totaled 4,256 hits.

In second place is Ty Cobb (4,191), third is Hank Aaron (3,771), and fourth is Stan Musial (3,630).

Among active players, Miguel Cabrera (40-Detroit Tigers), who is retiring after this season, leads the list with 3,148.

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