• Jose Altuve was called up to the Majors on July 20, 2011, and went 1-for-5 from the two-hole in his debut, a 3-2 Astros win over the Nationals. Entering Sunday, Altuve had compiled 538 hits over 451 games since, 130 of which went for extra bases, including 16 home runs.
Altuve was the Astros' lone All-Star and entered Sunday's game leading the Majors with 133 hits, 11 more than fellow All-Star Robinson Cano. Altuve singled to lead off the series finale, then hit a two-run homer in the third.
• Springer ranked second in the Majors with 20 home runs since his debut May 8, trailing only Edwin Encarnacion in that category during that span. He trailed only White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu (29 homers, 73 RBIs entering Sunday) in those categories among rookies.
Daniel Kramer is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.