So it should have come as no surprise that Altuve became the first Astros player to hit two triples and two doubles in the same game. The second baseman delivered a run-scoring double in the first inning before slamming back-to-back triples in the third and fifth in the Astros' eventual 3-0 win over the Marlins. He completed the rare feat with a double in the ninth inning.
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Two doubles and two triples in one game hasn't happened since 2005, and only 13 times ever. Oddly enough, Altuve is the first player to not score a run as part of the feat.
Glenn Sattell is a contributor to MLB.com based in Miami who covered the Astros on Wednesday. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.