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Houston Astros AL West
 
Luis Valbuena • #18 • IF
Status:Strained right hamstring, 15-day DL
Ht/Wt:5'10", 215 lbs.
Born:Nov 30, 1985 (30 yrs) in Caja Seca, VEN
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Signed by Seattle in 2002.
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Chicago Cubs in 2015.
Bats:L
Throws:R
2016 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 90 292 38 76 17 1 13 40 44 81 1 1 .357 .459 .260
On Pace 125 406 53 106 24 1 18 56 61 113 1 1 .357 .458 .261
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has some pop in his bat and great versatility: Is slick defensively at second base, but can also play third (and even first) base. Can go on home-run streaks in the big leagues.
Flaws: Must cut down on his swing, since he goes for the fences too much and ends up striking out a lot. Generally, he doesn't hit for a good average. Doesn't run much at all.
Career Potential: Versatile, power-hitting infielder.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
International League (AAA) All-Star Team 2011
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