Jose Altuve RUMORS & NEWS

  • Astros Extend Jose Altuve

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Astros have officially struck a massive extension with star second baseman Jose Altuve. The deal, which includes a full no-trade clause, reportedly promises Altuve $151MM over five seasons. Altuve is already under contract through 2019, a season the Astros control through a $6.5MM club..." March 20

  • Jose Altuve Has Been Insanely Valuable to the Houston Astros

    The Sports Daily "Whenever we talk about which player is currently under the most team-friendly contract, it’s impossible to look past Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. The reigning World Series champ, American League MVP, and three-time batting champ is in the midst of a five-year, $18.5 million deal,..." March 17

  • Altuve near 5-year extension

    MLB Trade Rumors "Astros superstar Jose Altuve is close to signing a five-year extension worth $150 million that begins in 2020, MLB.com has learned. The club has not confirmed the report. Altuve had been signed through the end of the 2018 season, with Houston holding a club option for 2019. The five-time..." March 16

  • Jose Altuve stares blankly, steals show as Astros visit Trump

    Sporting News "The thing that stood out most about the Astros' visit to the White House on Monday was Jose Altuve's apparent complete disinterest. The reigning AL MVP was featured prominently behind President Donald Trump during the team's championship visit, but Altuve looked like he'd rather be anywhere..." March 12

  • Jose Altuve Named 2017 AP Male Athlete of the Year

    Bleacher Report "Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has added another award to his collection after being named the Associated Press 2017 Male Athlete of the Year. The AP announced its annual honor Wednesday (via ESPN.com). "Winning the World Series, winning the MVP, you feel like you have..." December 27

  • 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