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Houston Astros AL West
 
Luis Valbuena • #18 • IF
.115 in last 26AB
Status:On roster
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 86 279 37 71 17 1 12 39 43 79 0 1 .354 .452 .254
On Pace 152 493 65 125 30 2 21 69 76 140 0 2 .353 .450 .254
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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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