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Jose Altuve uses feng shui cup stacking to elicit two HRs, All-Star catch from George Springer

Altuve's feng shui brings All-Star show from Springer

We all know that 2014 AL batting champ Jose Altuve can hit, field, throw and run ... but is he using black magic? 

During Houston's Monday night defeat of the Rockies, Altuve was seen strategically rearranging cups in the dugout with the utmost care as the Astros broadcasters discussed his plea for the starting nod in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game:


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Meanwhile, the positive energy Altuve was creating seemed to affect the Astros' focus out on the diamond. Outfielder George Springer pled his case for an All-Star bid by flashing the leather (AGAIN!) out in right field.


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But just in case offense is more your speed, Springer homered for good measure:


Then he homered again:


The Astros went on to win, 6-3. They scored 13 runs on Sunday and remain atop the AL West standings. Things are good for the Astros right about now.

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