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Altuve, Verlander stand out on stacked Astros

What will Astros second baseman Jose Altuve do for an encore to his amazing American League Most Valuable Player Award winning season in 2017? What can we expect from a rejuvenated Justin Verlander pitching the entire season in an Astros uniform?
Via Astros.com
14 hours ago

The case for the Astros to win it all

What's better than winning the World Series? Winning it on multiple occasions in a row — and that's what the Houston Astros are going to be going for this season. If you're an Astros fan and you're reading this, then the good news for you is that they are well-equipped to make a serious run at repeating as World Series champions. While other contenders have made big offseason acquisitions...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Astros: Time to break down Jose Altuve’s new contract

Could Jose Altuve’s new contract extension with the Astros be a rare win-win for both parties? Two more seasons. Just two more seasons. Those few words kept rolling around in this author’s head all offseason. Jose Altuve, the star second baseman for the Astros, could only be in Houston...
Via Climbing Tal's Hill
3 days ago

Jose Altuve has been insanely valuable to the Houston Astros

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, which also includes a $6.5 million team option for the 2019 season. He agreed to this deal...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Astros reach agreement with Jose Altuve on five-year extension

Jose Altuve will be staying with the Houston Astros for a while.According to reports, the Astros are in agreement on a five-year extension with Altuve that will kick in once his current deal ends after 2019. Altuve was already a superstar, but he firmly established himself as the heart and soul of the Astros with a series of remarkable postseason performances. He had been on a ridiculously...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve nearing five-year extension with Astros

The defending World Series champion Houston Astros are about to lock up one of the best players in franchise history on a long-term deal.According to MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart, the two sides are nearing a five-year extension that will pay Altuve a total of $150 million.“Astros superstar Jose Altuve is close to signing a five-year extension worth $150 million that begins in 2020,...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Altuve, Astros agree to 5-year extension

For the longest time, Houston Astros second baseman José Altuve has been underpaid. And while he still will be through the 2019 season, he’s got a big-money five-year extension to look forward to. Altuve has led the AL in hits for the past four years, but that’s not all. In three of those four seasons, he would lead the AL in on-base percentage. His slash line since 2014 stands at...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve denies staring down Donald Trump during White House visit

The Internet was buzzing after a number of videos surfaced from the Astro’s White House visit on Monday, showing Jose Altuve intently staring at President Donald Trump.Altuve was seen looking directly at Trump with a very serious look on his face, and he didn’t look all that happy, either.Still, he claims he wasn’t grilling the POTUS. Altuve can say what he wants, but we think the...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve says he was not mean-mugging Donald Trump

Jose Altuve stole the show when the Houston Astros visited the White House on Monday to be recognized for winning the World Series, and the reigning AL MVP insists it was not intentional.Several photos and videos showed Altuve standing behind Donald Trump with a very serious look on his face while the president was delivering his speech. On Tuesday, Altuve said it was an “honor”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Internet reacts to Jose Altuve’s awkward moments with Donald Trump at WH visit

Championship team visits to the White House have become a little bit more newsworthy these days, and that was certainly true once again this week.The World Series champion Houston Astros visited President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday, and it was highlighted by some awkward moments that Astros star Jose Altuve had with the commander-in-chief.The reigning AL MVP stood...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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