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JOSE ALTUVE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jose Altuve Continues Dominance Over Athletics in Astros Victory

Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve heads to first on a double against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Astros second baseman Jose Altuve only stands at five-foot-six, but he seems like a much larger presence anytime he steps into the box against the Athletics. Coming into Saturday’s game, Altuve...
Via The Sports Journal
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Altuve leads Astros to 9-3 victory over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Houston star Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer to extend his hitting streak against Oakland to 28 games, and the surging Astros beat the Athletics 9-3 on Saturday. Jed Lowrie drove in two runs and George Springer homered for the Astros (10-7), who have won six of seven and are off to their best start since winning 12 of 17 games to open the 2006 season. Scott...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

'Big Dreams: The Jose Altuve Story' documentary premiering this weekend

On Sunday night, a special documentary chronicling the experiences of Houston Astros second baseman/reigning American League batting champion Jose Altuve will premiere on MLB Network.  Here's a short-but-compelling preview of the program, which looks as if it will focus on Altuve's experiences growing up in Venezuela to where he is today, as one of the game's most promising young...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros: Four big, bold predictions for 2015

With opening day just around the corner, I have some bold predictions for the 2015 Houston Astros. The team’s front office was very active this offseason and they made some moves that can change the Astros recent history. I have four big. bold predictions that I try to explain, and some small bold predictions. 1. This offense will hit at least 250 home runs With the power on...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Astros 2015 Preview: 3 Up and 3 Down

The 2014 Houston Astros showed some great improvements and broke the 3-year streak with 100+ losses season. Although, they have six straight losing seasons and seven losing seasons out of the last eight years. The Astros do have a few holes, but they have made some changes in an effort to fill those in. GM Jeff Luhnow has formed a team that should compete in the upcoming season....
Via isportsweb.com
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Houston Astros: What about A.J Hinch?

The Houston Astros signed A.J Hinch to be their manager September 29, 2014. He is only 40 years old and this is his only second opportunity as a manager. He was head of player development before he managed the Arizona Diamondbacks from May 2009 to July 2010 in 212 games with a .420 winning percentage. Hinch was 34 at the time of his signing only a week before he turned 35; he was...
Via isportsweb.com
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #33: Jose Altuve | 2B | HOU

The 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide is here! Get your copy for FREE! Well, that was an unexpected surprise. Entering 2014 we thought we had Jose Altuve pegged. A short, high-contact hitter with a little pop and good speed, Altuve figued to be a near-.300 player with 30-40 SB speed and 90-run potential hitting at the top of an all-or-nothing Astros offense. Instead he stole...
Via Baseball Professor
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jose Altuve jumped to try and hit a pitch

In case you weren’t aware, Jose Altuve is short. How short? Well…. Can you blame him for trying? The guy hits EVERYTHING. http://t.co/mImMfuOzgO — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) September 23, 2014 That’s absurdity at its most absurd. The soon to be AL batting champion finished with just one hit in Houston’s 4-3 loss to Texas on Monday night. The post Jose Altuve jumped trying to...
Via The Outside Corner
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros, a team on the rise

George Springer is one of the main reasons for optimism among Astros fans The Houston Astros have the lowest payroll in the the majors, one of the youngest teams, and have had the worst record in baseball multiple years in a row. Safe to say, it has been a rough couple of years for the once competitive franchise. The Astros were perennial playoff contenders up until just a few years...
Via isportsweb.com
September 10, 2014  |  1 Comment
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