Jose Altuve finally got his first All-Star Game hit and George Springer couldn't have been happier
There might not be a better pure hitter in the game today than
Since Jose Altuve's first All Star Game in 2012, he has almost 200 more hits than any other player in baseball. So it's totally bizarre that that was his first hit in an ASG.— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) July 18, 2018
After striking out in his first at-bat on Tuesday night, he had run his streak to a very un-Altuve-esque 0-for-9 in the Midsummer Classic.
That string finally snapped in the fifth inning when the second baseman laced
He even wanted the baseball as a memento:
Sure enough, his teammate
You know who was the real winner of the All-Star Game? The friends they made along the way.