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Astros second baseman Jose Altuve doesn't need a glove or ball four

The Astros second baseman continues to build his case for M.V.P. Too soon?

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Houston Astros Jose Altuve has been playing out of his mind this season. Altuve is batting .323 (41x127) with nine home runs, 22 RBIs, 13 stolen bases, .408 OBP, and a. 1.062 OPS. At the same time, he still living up to his 2015 Gold Glove award in the field.

He's hit six (SIX!) lead off home runs for the Astros -- three in the top of the first and three in the bottom of the first.

Altuve has taken his game to another level. For example, on Saturday, Altuve was given a walk with a 3-2 count. Because clearly Altuve is always right. Right?

On Monday, he showed he didn't need a glove. Hell, de didn't even need 2015 AL Rookie of the Year to help field the ball. He crossed right in from Carlos Correa to field the ball.

The question is what will Altuve do next?