November 30, 2023

Jose Altuve, Houston Astros’ second baseman, was positioned on Wednesday’s 10-day injured guidelines with a strained left quadriceps.

The 2017 AL MVP was injury whereas attempting to achieve an infielder throughout the eighth inning of Monday night’s recreation. The roster switch has been rescheduled for Tuesday.

Altuve was initially positioned on the Astros’ injured guidelines to forestall him from being injury, nonetheless they did so after realizing that he would doable must rest for at least each week.

Supervisor Dusty Baker mentioned that it’s solely a 10-day interval and that we’ll reevaluate the state of affairs from there. He was upset. He did not should apologize. He’s an vital man.

Baker mentioned that the Astros would minimize up second base time between AledmysDiaz and Niko Goodrum, whereas Altuve is on.

To create area for Matijevic on their 40-man roster, the Astros signed J.J. Matijevic, an infielder from Sugar Land of Pacific Coast League. Taylor Jones was moreover transferred to the 60-day injures guidelines.