Jose Altuve RUMORS & NEWS

  • Astros' Jose Altuve, Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton take home first MVP awards

    ESPN "Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros have grown together, enduring an arduous rebuild and coming out the other side among baseball's best. These days, nobody is standing taller. Altuve won the American League MVP award Thursday, towering over New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge by a wide..." November 17

  • Astros Exercise Club Options On Jose Altuve, Marwin Gonzalez

    MLB Trade Rumors "In perhaps the least-surprising decision of the offseason, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow tells reporters that the team will indeed exercise its 2018 club options over Jose Altuve and Marwin Gonzalez (Twitter link via the Houston Chronicle’s Jake Kaplan). Altuve will earn $6MM next year, and..." November 03

  • Jose Altuve and Giancarlo Stanton win 2017 Hank Aaron Awards

    Hardball Talk "Astros’ second baseman Jose Altuve and Marlins’ right fielder Giancarlo Stanton were named the 2017 Hank Aaron Award winners on Wednesday, and despite the award’s somewhat ridiculous selection process, you’d be hard-pressed to find two players more deserving of the distinction. The award..." October 26

  • Jose Altuve: ‘I literally love Justin Verlander’

    Yardbarker "Jose Altuve was not shy in expressing his fondness towards Justin Verlander during an interview after Game 6 of the ALCS on Friday. The Houston Astros’ superstar was clutch again for his team as he went 2-for-4 with a team-high three RBIs in a 7-1 win to force Game 7. Verlander was similarly..." October 21

  • Jose Altuve certifies superstar status with historic performance in ALDS Game 1

    Hardball Talk "Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has a legitimate case to win the American League Most Valuable Player Award, which will be handed out after the postseason. He finished third in AL MVP Award balloting last year, has made five All-Star teams, won three Silver Sluggers, and won one Gold..." October 06

  • AL MVP Watch: Can Yankees' Aaron Judge steal the award with his big September?

    CBS Sports "Sunday afternoon, Yankees rookie slugger Aaron Judge crushed his 47th and 48th home runs of the season, meaning he is very close to making some impressive history. The all-time rookie record is 49 home runs by Mark McGwire with the 1987 Athletics. Judge is one away from tying Big Mac's record and..." September 25

  • Jose Altuve leaves game with neck discomfort

    Hardball Talk "Astros second baseman Jose Altuve left in the bottom of the sixth inning in last night’s game against the Nationals with neck discomfort. He is considered day-to-day. He was 1-for-3 before exiting and there was nothing specific that could be seen that led to the discomfort. Altuve said..." August 25

  • It's time for a Jose Altuve-Pete Rose comparison in the all-time hits department

    CBS Sports "Late last season we noted in this very space that Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was closing in on 1,000 career hits and would likely reach that benchmark by age 26. That's exactly what he did. He's back at it in 2017 as he leads the AL in hits and batting average. If paces hold, then Altuve..." July 22