Jose Altuve hits 200th career home run: What the milestone means Astros star

Jose Altuve hits 200th career home run: What the milestone means Astros star

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve notched his 200th career home run Saturday, hitting a solo shot off Yankees’ left-hander Nestor Cortes. Here’s what you need to know:

After falling behind 1-2 in the count with two outs in the third inning, Altuve crushed a flat cutter from Cortes 403 feet into the left field seats.
Altuve becomes the fifth player in franchise history to hit 200 home runs with the Astros, joining Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell, Lance Berkman and Jimmy Wynn.
Saturday’s home run was also Altuve’s 1,979th career hit. If and when he reaches 2,000,…


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