Astros 2B Altuve selected to MLB All-Star Game

By John Brannen - Web Editor
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HOUSTON - Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has been selected to his second MLB All-Star Game.

The third-year infielder from Venezuela is having a career season, batting .337 with 26 RBIs and 38 stolen bases in 87 games. He also has 26 doubles, 43 runs and two home runs.

Altuve will be a reserve as Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano earned the starting nod.

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