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Astros: Jose Altuve is the Best in The Game

Watching the Astros Jose Altuve play daily is a gift to be appreciated. A few days ago I made a bold statement that the “Astros World Series Title Run” is currently unfolding today. To make such large statements in the baseball realm is not in my nature, yet here I go again claiming our star is the best player […] Astros: Jose Altuve is the Best in The Game - Climbing Tal...
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23 hours ago

Behind red-hot Altuve, Correa racking up RBIs

Each time Astros second baseman Jose Altuve reaches base -- and that has been rather frequent this year -- shortstop Carlos Correa's RBI total seems to creep upward. Correa added three more RBIs in Wednesday's 7-0 win over the A's at the Coliseum, pushing his team lead to 62.
3 days ago

Top Astros prospect Alex Bregman suggests he’ll be called up Friday

One of baseball’s best prospects may be making his way to the majors soon. In an interview on Tuesday, Houston Astros star prospect Alex Bregman was asked whom he may be making his debut against. Bregman’s answer hinted that his arrival may be forthcoming. “I don’t know,” Bregman said to Sean Pendergast, Rich Lord and Ted Johnson on SportsRadio 610. “I think...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Altuve, McHugh pace Astros past Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) Jose Altuve homered among his four hits and drove in three runs, Collin McHugh escaped a pair of bases-loaded jams to pitch six scoreless innings, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-1 on Sunday. Altuve had a two-run homer and three singles in five at-bats to raise his American League-leading average to .346. McHugh (6-6) allowed four hits and walked...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former MLB pitcher accuses Altuve of PED use

Rob Dibble is skeptical of Jose Altuve. During Tuesday’s All-Star game, the former pitcher took to Twitter to say that he doesn’t believe Altuve’s power numbers are entirely clean. Yea Altuve was hitting 5 or 7 HRs a year, now he has 14 in 89 games? So No PEDs and No Juiced Balls...Please — Rob Dibble (@robdibble49) July 13, 2016 When a fan accused Dibble of juicing...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout trips after mocking Jose Altuve for doing same

Mike Trout was trying to leg out a triple against the Houston Astros on Monday night, but he tripped around second base and ended up having to retreat. In a way, the Los Angeles Angels star got what he deserved. Here’s the video: Over the weekend, Astros infielder Jose Altuve literally fell 90 feet short of hitting for the cycle when he lost his balance rounding second on a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

A triple short of the cycle, Jose Altuve falls rounding second base (VIDEO)

No Houston Astro has completed the cycle since 2013. Jose Altuve was on his way to accomplishing the feat Saturday night in Kansas City. Through five innings, he had already racked up a single, a double, and a three-run homer. In the sixth, he laced a ball into the right-center field gap. The speedy All-Star raced past first — headed for a sure-fire triple. Then, as he approached...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The Most Bizarre Jose Altuve Stat

Jose Altuve has 18 steals in 19 attempts this season. No, that’s not the bizarre stat. That’s just an impressive stat. Jose Altuve is an excellent base-stealer! Among the 71 players with at least five steal attempts this year, Altuve’s success rate ranks third. Since he began receiving regular playing time in 2012, no one’s stolen more bases. He’s fast, he steals plenty...
Via Fangraphs
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve Scared Them Away

It was a strange start to the season, you’ll remember. Even though the Astros, as a whole, were completely disappointing, Jose Altuve came out absolutely on fire. He put up numbers you’d expect from some elite-level slugger, and on May 5, he bashed his ninth home run. That put him on pace for something like 50, and though Altuve was never going to get all the way to 50, he was...
Via Fangraphs
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros’ Jose Altuve hits home run for young cancer patient

Jose Altuve apparently is a man of his word. Altuve smashed a home run Thursday on behalf of a young Houston Astros fan, who is battling terminal cancer. Altuve’s homer was no after-the-fact dedication. The fan, named Dillon, met Altuve before the game and asked the Astros second baseman to hit a home run for him.  Altuve delivered right away. Just @JoseAltuve27 doing @JoseAltuve27...
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

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