The Houston Astros were finally represented in the 2012 All-Star Game in the eighth inning, as Jose Altuve grounded out to second on a close play at first.
The National League leads the American League 8-0 heading to the bottom of the eighth.
Before he even came up to bat, Altuve made some history.
Astros All-Star note: At 22, Altuve is the 2nd-youngest Astros All-Star ever to OF Cesar Cedeno (21 in '72 ASG).— Houston Astros (@astros) July 11, 2012
At 5'5", Jose Altuve ties Freddie Patek and Albie Pearson as the shortest all-stars ever.— Baseball Reference (@baseball_ref) July 11, 2012