Altuve records fourth straight 200-hit season
ARLINGTON, Texas — Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has reached 200 hits for the fourth season in a row.
With his single in the first inning of Wednesday’s game at Texas, Altuve became only the fourth right-handed hitter in major league history with four consecutive 200-hit seasons.
The last right-handed hitter with at least four consecutive 200-hit seasons was Michael Young, with five in a row for Texas from 200307. The others to do it were Kirby Puckett for Minnesota from 198689 and Al Simons from 1929-32 (Philadelphia Athletics) and 1933