Fantasy impact: Altuve batting No. 2
February, 27, 2013
By Jason A. Churchill | ESPN.com
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is among the better second baseman in baseball. He has good on-base skills, plays and can steal bases. He posted very strong numbers in both areas in his first full season in the big leagues in 2012 with a .340 on-base percentage and 33 stolen bases. Skipper Bo Porter said Wednesday in spring camp that Altuve will bat second, with Marwin Gonzalez or Tyler Greene leading off for the 'Stros.