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Jose Altuve’s Defense in Game 3 Wasn’t Enough to Save the Astros, But It Was Freakin’ Awesome


The Houston Astros may have failed to take a commanding 3-0 lead against the Yankees last night (indeed, they lost 8-1), but Jose Altuve’s defense was sure out in full force.


Check out these two amazing defensive plays made by the Astros shortstop second baseman, including a full-extension dive, stop, and throw and a crazy, out-saving flip to first:


Those two plays may not have been enough to help the Astros topple the Yankees, but they sure were fun to watch. As this guy always is:

Houston leads the series 2-1.


Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami writes about MLB at Baseball Is Fun. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami.