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Carlos Correa Out with Rib Injury. Jose Altuve’s Rehab Delayed by Right Knee Soreness

Astros officially maintain neither injury is season-threatening.

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If you haven’t already heard, today is a cloudy day in Astroland, as Carlos Correa will not be in the lineup for the second straight day, complaining of rib soreness. He will be evaluated by team doctors. For more go HERE

Jose Altuve suffered a setback during his rehab assignment for a hamstring injury, complaining of fatigue and soreness in his right knee, the one that underwent surgery during the off-season. He will remain on IL, and according to Jeff Luhnow, his situation should be resolved “in a few weeks.”

In the case of both players the official response is optimistic, that they are minor injuries that will not threaten the players’ seasons. Time will tell. Rookie Jack Mayfield will play shortstop tonight for the Astros.