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Altuve trips trying for cycle

Houston star Jose Altuve has a laugh after tripping near second base on Saturday in a 15-3 win over the Royals in Kansas City, Mo.
Houston star Jose Altuve has a laugh after tripping near second base on Saturday in a 15-3 win over the Royals in Kansas City, Mo. The Associated Press

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve had it going on Saturday in Kansas City, Mo. Needing a triple for the cycle in the sixth inning, things took a turn for the worse. Altuve stumbled and fell on second base, eliciting laughs from his teammates. He had to settle for two doubles, a homer and a single in the Astros’ 13-5 victory over the Royals. Check out the video.

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