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  • Jose Altuve leaps to swing at a pitch over his head — and fouls it off (Video)

    Mike Oz at Big League Stew1 hr ago

    Perhaps at this point in the season, Houston Astros dynamo Jose Altuve is just trying to cross things off his bucket list. He has the best batting average in baseball, the only player to top 200 hits so far this year and he's tallied the most hits by a second baseman since 1936.

    Seems like he's on to the fun stuff. Over the weekend, he got a single on a pitch almost over his head. He upped the ante Monday night, literally jumping to swing at a pitch over his head. And, guess what, he fouled it off.

    With that, we christen him Air Altuve. (Has a nice ring to it, right?)

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    Tue, Sep 23
    5:05 PM PDT
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